BURNETT Livestock and Realty's meatworks and store sale on Monday saw a yarding of 947 head.
Cattle were drawn from a wide range of locations including Eidsvold, Monto, Mt Perry, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Goomeri, Bauple, Aramara, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Childers, Bundaberg, Watalgan, Yandaran, Rosedale, Lowmead, Miriam Vale, Gin Gin and Booyal.
Bullocks didn't reach the highs of the last sale, with bullocks over 600kg averaging 3c cheaper, while bullocks 500kg to 600kg were 8c cheaper.
Charbray two to eight-tooth bullocks, on account of FTD Investments, Dallarnil, sold from 167.2c to 174c or $970 to $1181. M. Hooper & Son, Gayndah, sold Brangus No 9 steers for 170.2c or $1111.
Lincoln Grove, of Degilbo, sold Charbray bullocks for 168.2c or $1249. Cows also sold cheaper with those 500kg and heavier 6c cheaper and cows under 500kg going for 3-5c cheaper.
The Habermann Family, of Monto, sold Charbray cross cows from 144.2c to 149.2c or $836 to $854. Sujeewong Pastoral, of Chinchilla, sold Santa cows for 136.2c or $772.
Trade heifers were of better quality than the previous sale, averaging 4c dearer. Cronin Farms, of Bucca, sold Simbrah two-tooth trade heifers for 173.2c or $779. The Habermanns also sold Charbray cross trade two to six-tooth heifers for 160.2c to 172.2c or $745 to $822.
Heavy bulls topped at 155.2c and averaged two cents dearer than last sale.
Feeder steers 400kg to 500kg topped at 182.2c and averaged 4c cheaper. Milk and two-tooth Droughtmaster Brahman cross steers, on account of S. & K. Schafferius, of Coringa, sold for 182.2c or $808.
B.J. Hinds, of Ban Ban Springs, sold milk and two-tooth Droughtmaster cross steers for 180.2c or $695 to $804. Steers 300kg to 400kg topped at simular rates to the last sale but averaged 3c cheaper.
J.N. Jones, Mt Perry, sold Droughtmaster and Brangus milk and two-tooth steers to top at 181.2c or $653. R. & J. Brown, of Hervey Bay, sold Limousin cross two and four-tooth steers from 176.2c to 181.2c or $796 to $808.
Good quality weaner steers averaged firm to slightly cheaper but overall quality was lesser and the averages reflected this to be six to sixteen cents cheaper.
Charbray weaner steers on account of C.D. & P.M. Myers, South Kolan, sold from 215.2c to 218.2c or $501 to $577. P.L. Hofstetter, of Goodnight Scrub, sold Charbray weaner steers for 210.2c or $502.
Only a few feeder heifers again were yarded, topping at 182.2c, with quality being mixed. This was also reflected in prices being 11c cheaper.
The next sale will be held on Thursday, July 5, and will be a special weaner sale.
The next meatworks and store sale will be held on Monday, July 9.