Cattle drawn from range of areas

SULLIVAN Livestock yarded 1340 cattle at its Gympie Cattle Sale on Monday, where the market remained firm on recent sales.

  • Cattle were drawn from Mt Perry, Mundubbera, Aramara, Kilkivan, Woolooga, Maryborough, Kenilworth and local areas.
  • Topping the day were good quality milk tooth droughtmaster steers from the Erbacher Family selling for $1.72 to return $774.
  • Droughtmaster steers from Neville Klupfel, Tiaro, sold for $1.70 or $680. Charbray steers 18 months from Gary Lally, Greens Creek, sold for $1.61 or $623.
  • Good quality No. 2 droughtmaster cross steers from Mt Perry sold for $1.72 or $565. Droughtmaster steers 16 months from Mick Norman Coorumbulla, Glen Echo, sold for $1.81 and $1.80.
  • Charbray weaner steers from H4 Pastoral, Wonga, for $1.80, $1.82 and $1.83. And Brahman cross steers sold for $1.80 and $1.72. Limousin cross weaner steers from the Roberts Family, Sandy Creek, sold for $1.83.
  • Charbray steers from Westonvale Livestock sold for $1.76. Kerinyaga Partnership, Glastonbury, sold Brahman cross steers six months for $1.80, $1.71 and $1.73.
  • Brangus steers six-eight months from the Jackson Family, Owanyilla, sold for $1.79. Generally better quality weaner steers sold for $1.60-$1.85.
  • Feeder heifers were limited in supply and quality, selling to a top of $1.51 or $511 for charbray heifers from John Dorosinski, Imbil.
  • Good quality charbray heifers six months from H4 Pastoral, Wonga, sold for $1.72 or $413 and $1.65 or $410. Limousin cross heifers from The Roberts Family sold for $1.60 or $459. Good conditioned vealer heifers sold generally for $1.50-$1.62, while plainer types and lesser quality sold for $1.35-$1.52. The next sale will be on April 29.

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