Prices rebounded after substantial falls from Cyclone Debbie moved through the North Burnett. Buyer confidence was high at Monto’s fortnightly Fat & Store Sale where 788 head were yarded. Cattle were drawn from Biloela, Dawes, Harrami, Eidsvold, Cracow and Monto districts.
Heavy bulls sold from 240 to 280c/kg topping at $2590. MD Louttit sold 528kg Bazadais cross steers to 326c/kg or $1722. Paul VanClooster sold 538kg Charbray steers for 284c/kg or $1530. Kacey Sanderson sold Hereford heifers 443kg for $1166 or 263c/kg. Hurdle Gully Grazing’s Droughtmaster trade heifers at 410kg sold for 301c/kg or $1235. GD & VA Murray sold 495kg Brahman cows for 250c/kg or $1240. LA Graving’s Brangus cows at 517kg returned $1269 or 245c/kg.
Ron Talbot sold Droughtmaster cross steers 486kg for 334c/kg or $1625. Tom Clarke’s 388kg Droughtie steers made $1243 or 320c/kg. Birch Pastoral sold a run of Droughtmaster No.6 steers to average $1100 or 342c/kg. Ian McLaughlan sold Droughtmaster No.6 steers 305kg for 359c/kg or $1095. I & J Creed sold quality Angus weaner steers 244kg for 386c/kg or $942. R & L Blyton’s Charbray cross weaner steers sold for $962 or 376c/kg. RF & EE May sold Murray Grey weaner steers for 412c/kg or $748.
SA & PK Leahy sold a quality run of Santa No.5 and 6 heifers with the lead heifers at 378kg selling to 305c/kg or $1153. The middle weight run of heifers 303kg sold to 321c/kg or $976 and light heifers 253kg sold to 337c/kg or $854. Coominglah Grazing sold 328kg Brahman cross heifers for 310c/kg or $1017. Nev & Helen Iversen sold Droughtmaster heifers 325kg for 305c/kg or $990. I & J Creed Angus weaner heifers sold to 330c/kg or $737. Qld Pastoral sold Red Brahman weaner heifers 239kg for 319c/kg or $762. R & L Blyton’s Charbray cross weaner heifers sold to $804 or 325c/kg.
Monto’s next sale is the 2017 Charbray Infused Show Sale on Wednesday 26th April. Other breeds are also welcome.