Numbers eased to 380 head for Monto Cattle and Country’s fortnightly Fat and Store sale. Better quality cattle sold to strong rates while plainer and out of spec types were tougher to place. Bulls sold from 223c to 252c/kg. Crazy Horse Investments sold Bazadais cows 680kg for 238c/kg returning $1612. AG and JA Penny also sold Bazadais cows to return $1315 or 228c/kg. LO &AR Morris sold four pens of Belmont Red cows from 210c to 217c/kg topping at $1150. George Augenstein JNR sold Charbray store cows for 205c/kg or $920.
Gordon Ogle sold Charbray cross feeder bullocks 482kg for $1562 or 324c/kg. Dennis Skinner sold Red Brahman steers 460kg for $1375 or $3/kg. Meissner Pastoral Co sold Simmental Droughty cross number six steers 350kg for $1150 or 328c/kg. S & H Mossman sold Droughtmaster cross steers 377kg for 311c/kg or $1175. QLD Pastoral sold Brangus and Santa cross steers steers for $1037 or 344c/kg. Ashenhurst Partnership sold Droughtmaster cross steers 319kg for 360c/kg or $1145.
Meissner Pastoral sold Simmental Droughty cross heifers 363kg for 285c/kg or $1037. NC Williams sold Santa heifers 396kg for 276c/kg or $1095. TM & RA Clarke yarded Droughtmaster no 6 heifers 284kg to realise 284c/kg $807. While their heavier sisters 350kg returned $990. Kylie Henderson sold Santa weaner heifers for $326c/kg or $720. Monto’s next Fat and Store Sale is on Wednesday the 7th of June followed a fortnight later on the 21st of June is the annual Store Cattle Show and Sale with currently 500 head booked.