McDougall and Son
- Helen Reeves Robindell Partnership sold a good draft of 50kg, 43kg lambs to Thomas Foods International for $118 and $115.
- Greenup Partnership sold 45kg and 43kg lambs to Melrose Meats for $110 and $105.
- Frost Farming sold 48kg lambs to Gilham for $117 and 46kg to Elliot's Butchery for $113.
- Phil Byrnes sold 46kg lambs to Gilham for $112.
- Carey Bros snapped up a pen from Warren and Wendy Schelbach 49kg for $118.
- Col and Pat Imhoff sold the run of lambs that didn't make the show ring at Clifton 48kg to TFI for $115.
- Jim and Beth Landers sold good trade lambs 43kg woolly to TFI for $97 and shorn 43.5kg to Gilham for $107.
- Southern Qld Institute of TAFE sold a very good trade pen of Dorper cross lambs 48kg to Carey Bros for $120.
- The market today showed all the signs of improvement in line with all southern trends - buyers are working hard to maintain supply and quality of purchases.
- We should see a steady trend to the market with any quality and finished articles reaping the reward of persistence.
- As this is being written, rain is starting to fall in some areas and this may impact on the numbers available next week.
- Howard Brown from Clifton topped the bullock market with 640kg Charolais steers making 184.2c/kg to return $1178.
- S and S Farming from Nobby sold market topping 415kg Limousin cross yearling steers for 184.2c/kg to make $764 and 340kg heifers for 190c/kg to make $646.
- Mick Kruger from Yangan sold 293kg heifers to butchers for 179.2c/kg to make $525.
- John Cowley from Allora sold 270kg vealers to a top of 180c/kg to return $486.
- Neil Thornton from "Penrose" at Dalveen sold 760kg South Devon cows to processors for 152.2c/kg to make $1075.
- Dairy culls weighing in at 776kg from Bill Stewart made 135.2c/kg to return $1050.
- Matt Garton from Goomburra sold a 785kg Limousin bull for 159.2c/kg to make $1250.
Nowlan Stock and Station
- Conroy and Reid from Warwick sold quality grain fed lambs weighing 43kg for $114.
- L Dunn sold Dorper cross lambs for $110.
- Executive Australia sold store Dorper cross lambs weighing 37kg for $60.
- IJ Lowery sold Dorper cross ewes for $36.
- Ken Sykes sold Dorper cross ram lambs for $107.
- K and K Kearney sold yearling steers weighing 400kg for 156.2c/kg to make $624.80.
- W and D Stuart sold dairy heifers averaging 257.5kg for 145.2c/kg to make $351.62.
- F Ballard sold Shorthorn heifers weighing 255kg for 114.2c/kg to return $291.21.
- Clearview Pastoral Company sold 238kg yearling steers for 145.2c.kg to make $353.25.
- Noel Bonner sold Murray Grey cows averaging 565kg for 136.2c/kg to return $769.53.
- B and RA Bruyn sold 585kg cows for 134.2c/kg to make $785.
- Glen Fanning sold Euro cows weighing 462kg for 137.2c/kg to return $902.40.
- NT Hemmings and Sons sold 658kg dairy culls for 128.2c/kg to make $844.50.
- SN and JA Hoey sold a Charolais bull for 127.2c/kg to make $848.85.
- NW and CT James from Wandoan sold grain fed heifers weighing 325kg for 172.2c/kg to make $559.65.
- Harden Lee sold yearling Angus cross heifers weighing 240kg for $254.
- JG and JL Makeo sold 523kg Santa cows for 128.2c/kg to make $671.25.
- The McConville family sold 485kg dairy culls for 134.2c/kg to return $650.50.
- A and L Patterson yarded Angus cows weighing 480kg and selling to a top of 130.2c/kg to make $625.15.
- Tenfield Pty Ltd sold 522kg heifers for 141.2c/kg.
MLA Warwick wrap
THE forecast of some rain combined with the recent fall in prices eased numbers back by 41%.
Young cattle were in the largest numbers along with a handful of heavy grown steers and bullocks plus a large selection of cows.
Buyer attendance was good with representatives covering all categories.
Prices improved for a number of classes with the better end of the young cattle 2c to 5c and up to 10c/kg dearer in places.
However, secondary lines remained hard to sell.
Heavy grown steers and bullocks sold to firm demand, while cows lifted in price by 5c to 10c/kg.
Lightweight yearling steers to restockers averaged 160c and medium weights to feed averaged 155c/kg.
Heavyweights to feed mostly sold around 164c, with sales to 167c/kg.
Slaughter descriptions in the heavyweight range averaged 170c and sold to 195c/kg.
Poor condition lightweight yearling heifers averaged 113c/kg.
Medium weights to feed averaged 147c and local trade descriptions averaged 158c sold to 181c with the occasional heavy B muscle class reaching 206c/kg.
Bullocks averaged close to 180c and sold to 184c/kg.
Lightweight plain cows averaged 76c and medium weights 88c/kg.
Medium weight 2 scores averaged 9c better at 105c, with sales to 120c/kg.
Good heavy cows made to 162c to average 5c dearer at 147c/kg.
Heavy bulls made to 159c/kg.