Charbray Feeder Steers $1003 at Gympie
Sullivan Livestock yarded 1648 cattle at their Gympie Cattle sale held Monday 17th November where the market remained very firm for quality weaners and feeders while plainer types were cheaper. Cattle were drawn from Mt Perry, Gayndah, Booubyjan, Bundaberg, Aramara, Yerra, HerveyBay, Maryborough, Woolooga, Bauple, Kenilworth, Eumundi and all local areas.
Good quality Charbray steers from Shane Hore, HerveyBay sold for $2.04 to return $1003. Charolais X steers 2 & 4 tooth from Barry Gill, Imbil sold for $2 or $833 & $825. Droughtmaster steers from Kewbourne Pty Ltd, Cedar Pocket sold for $2.02 or $864. Droughtmaster steers from Ambasort Pty Ltd, Kenilworth sold for $2.00/kg or $910 & $847. Gelvieh steers from Steve Reynolds, Wolvi sold for $1.94 or $724. Droughtmaster X steers from Glenda Pickersgill, Kandanga sold for $1.90 or $705. Charolais X weaner steers from Rod Janke, Widgee sold for $1.82 or $592. Charolais X steers from Paul Elmer sold for $1.72 or $408. Alan May, `Roslyn Station` Mt Perry sent down a good quality draft of 160 Droughtmaster & Brahman X steers which sold to a top of $1.80 or $421 & $415 for the Droughtmaster X steers while the Brahman X steers topped at $1.75 or $423 & $410. Droughtmaster weaner steers from K & L Small, Gunalda sold for $1.73 or $415. Droughtmaster steers from Peter McKenzie, Wolvi sold for $1.69 or $374. Generally better quality weaner steers sold from $1.55 to $1.82 while plainer types sold from $1.10 to $1.50.
Feeder heifers sold to a top of $1.83 for Gelvieh X heifers from Steve Reynolds, Wolvi to return $775. Droughtmaster heifers from Westonvale Pty Ltd, Glastonbury sold for $1.80 or $690. Charbray X heifers from the Rattenbury family sold for $1.78 or $592. Brahman heifers from Alan May, `Roslyn Station` Mt Perry sold for $1.75 & $1.73 or $657 & $614.The Roberts family, Sandy Creek sold a very good draft of Droughtmaster X heifers 8-10 months selling from $1.74 or $558 and $1.64 ($450) and $1.75 ($407). Droughtmaster X heifers from Karana Rural sold for $1.73 or $471. Droughtmaster heifers from Peter McKenzie sold for $1.71 or $393. Better quality and conditioned vealer heifers sold from $1.50 to $1.74. Plainer types were harder to shift.
Next Sale Monday 1st December 2014.
Before consigning cattle for future sales please contact one of our livestock agents.
Total Cows & Calves: 20 x 20
Av$/unit Cows & Calves: $339
Top$/unit Cows & Calves: $530