Monto Cattle & Country yarded 570 head for their fortnightly fat and store sale on 27th September. Meatworks cattle were in short supply while feeder and store steer markets held firm. Heifers were back slightly on last sale. Some good falls of rain over the long weekend saw 30-80mm of rain in most areas which should see markets hold or firm up. Cattle were drawn from Boyne Valley, Biloela, Dawes and Monto districts.
Heavy bulls sold to 235c/kg or $2285. Simmental 8 tooth bullocks sold 245c/kg or $1545. Limited selection of meatworks cows sold to $2/kg or $1185.
Pat Williams sold Santa feeder steers 414kg for 277c/kg or $1150. AD & HJ Clifford sold Angus and Santa feeder steers for 272c/kg or $1050. Mick & Tracey Blue sold Red Brangus No.6 steers for 273c/kg or $1093. Reg Kerle’s 380kg Charbray steers sold to 275c/kg or $1045. JT Cahalane penned Charbray weaner steers which sold to 355c/kg or $868. Crabby Mountain Partnership sold Brahman cross weaner steers from 337 to 319c/kg topping at $792. CS & ALR Anger’s Santa cross weaner steers sold to 339c/kg or $760.
Judd & Sonya Clarke sold a run of Droughtmaster No.6 heifers averaging 370kg topping at 265c/kg or $1000 to average $966. B Marbach penned Brangus No.6 heifers 427kg which returned $1150 or $269c/kg. AD & HJ Clifford sold 354kg Angus heifers for 260c/kg or $918. Larsen Farms sold Charbray weaner heifers for 252c/kg or $530. CS Anger’s Santa cross and Brahman cross weaner heifers sold for $595or 257c/kg.
We would like to remind everyone to ensure that they have completed the latest biosecurity template to give them a status of at least “J-BAS 6” which is to be declared on the National Vendor Declaration at Question 9 when selling or moving cattle.