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Baby bullocks make 207.2c at Burnett sale

BURNETT Livestock & Realty’s Paul Hastings with a pen of droughtmaster heifers on account of Devil’s Nest, Theodore. The heifers sold for 181.2c or $678 head. Devil’s Nest sold 60 heifers to average 178.5c or $660 head.
BURNETT Livestock & Realty’s Paul Hastings with a pen of droughtmaster heifers on account of Devil’s Nest, Theodore. The heifers sold for 181.2c or $678 head. Devil’s Nest sold 60 heifers to average 178.5c or $660 head. Contributed

BURNETT Livestock and Realty's meatworks and store sale held on Monday saw a yarding of 1702 head.

  • Meatworks cattle again sold strongly and with the exception of cows 400kg to 500kg, all descriptions sold to a dearer market.
  • Bullocks again dominated, topping at 207.2c and averaging two to five cents dearer.
  • RG & L Itzstein, Coalstoun Lakes sold baby droughtmaster bullocks for 207.2c or $1254. Droughtmaster six to eight tooth bullocks on account of NJ & KM Gibson, Boompa, sold for 200.2c or $1151.
  • Cronau Bros, Yerra sold droughtmaster brahman cross two and four tooth bullocks for 202.2c or $1102.
  • Cows over 500kg topped at 175c averaging strongly and being three cents dearer. Cows 400kg to 500kg sold firm for the forward cows but once they came back in condition they were a little harder to sell and averaged 15 cents cheaper. Cows under 400kg averaged 11 cents dearer.
  • LP & KA Pearce, Bundaberg sold brahman cross cows for 169.2c or $1029.
  • Snapfresh Australia sold heavy droughtmaster cross cows to top at 175c or $1348. TW & RJ Hall, Goodwood sold Belmont brahman cross cows to top at 163.2c or $881.
  • Trade heifers topped at 180.2c and averaged five cents dearer. Murgon two and four tooth heifers sold for 179.2c or $923.
  • Hopewell Grazing, Biggenden sold two to six tooth brahman trade heifers to top at 178.2c or $783.
  • Heavy bulls topped similar to last sale at 182.2c but a few lesser quality bulls brought the average back.
  • Some good quality feeder steers were again yarded and sold strongly, averaging four cents dearer.
  • Steers 300kg to 400kg topped at 191.2c and averaged firm. Cronau Bros, Yerra sold droughtmaster cross milk and two tooth steers for 186.2c or $790.
  • C & S Farlow, Antigua sold santa HGP treated milk and two tooth steers for 183.2c or $808.
  • RG & LG Itzstein, Coalstoun Lakes sold milk and two tooth santa cross steers for 183.2c to 191.2c or $698 to $765.
  • Steers under 300kg were not the quality of the previous sale and this showed in the averages topping at 187.2c and averaging 15 cents cheaper.
  • M Maragna, Bauple sold droughtmaster weaner steers for 187.2c or $436.
  • Red brangus weaner steers on account of L & L Jensen, South Kolan sold for 187.2c or $465.
  • The line of heifers 300kg to 400kg was the best yarded in a long time. Of these heifers 233 sold strongly, topping at 181.2c and averaging 12 cents dearer.
  • Devils Nest, Theodore sold a line of droughtmaster and braford cross No 2 heifers.
  • The milk tooth heifers sold from 176.2c to 181.2c or $636 to $678, while the two tooths sold from 178.2c to 181.2c or $668 to $677.
  • GJ & DI Onoprienko, Dallarnil sold brangus cross milk and two tooth heifers for 179.2c or $575.
  • Heifers under 300kg were also of good quality and averaged three cents dearer for heifers 200kg to 300kg and 30 cents dearer for heifers under 200kg.
  • CG & LM Wallace, Mt Perry sold charbray weaner heifers for 157.2c or $354.
  • A line of charbray angus cross weaner heifers on account of TS & CJ Bourke, Mundubbera topped at 163.2c or $353. 12 x 12 cows and calves sold from $420 to $630.
  • Cattle were drawn from Theodore, Bancroft, Monto, Mt Perry, Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Tingoora, Bauple, Tiaro, Antigua, Yerra, Childers, Bundaberg, South Kolan, Yandaran, Rosedale, Berajondo, Lowmead, Miriam Vale, Bororen, Gaeta, Gin Gin, Booyal and all local areas.
  • The last 2013 Biggenden cattle sale will be held on Monday, December 16.
  • The first sale for 2014 will be a meatworks and store sale on Thursday, January 9.

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