Feeder Steers $1.70/kg at Gympie Cattle Sale
Sullivan Livestock yarded 1125 cattle at their Gympie Cattle Sale where the market showed improvement for all descriptions. Cattle were drawn from Bundaberg, Maryborough, Aramara, Woolooga, Gundiah, Kilkivan, Conondale, Eumundi and all local areas.
Hereford X steers 20 months from the Estate of John Thompson, Gundiah sold for $1.66 to return $734. Droughtmaster X steers 20 months from the Wood Family, Kilkivan sold for $1.57 or $770. Charolais X steers 20 months from Argentum Pty Ltd, Woolooga sold for $1.64 or $728. Droughtmaster X steers 18 months from Kandanga sold for $1.70 or $664. Droughtmaster steers 12 months from the Stewart Family, Gympie sold for $1.60 or $543. European X steers 10 months from the Jesanhei Pty Ltd, sold for $1.61 or $491. Droughtmaster weaner steers from Col & Joyce Blanckensee sold for $1.72 & $1.69 or $470 & $411. Droughtmaster weaners from John Krafft, Gunalda sold for $1.63 or $417. Droughtmaster steers from Alan Deen, Wolvi sold for $1.70. Generally better quality weaner steers sold from $1.45 to $1.70.
Good quality Charbray feeder heifers from Kandanga sold to a top of $1.62 or $594 & $587 with the next run selling from $1.40 to a $1.53. The Phillips Family, Kandanga sold Droughtmaster heifers 18 months for $1.50 or $528. Good quality Charbray heifers 6-8 months from Brett Dodds, Hivesville sold for $1.55 & $1.50. Better conditioned vealer heifers sold from $1.15 to $1.32 while plain, store types sold from $0.95c to $1.22.
Next Sale Monday 25th August 2014.
Before consigning cattle for future sales please contact one of our livestock agents.
Total Cows & Calves: 22 x 22
Av$/unit Cows & Calves: $500
To$/unit Cows & Calves: $590