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Store cattle sold to dearer rates despite dry conditions

Bullocks and cows sold to a firm to dearer market at Biggenden.
Bullocks and cows sold to a firm to dearer market at Biggenden. Michael Nolan

BURNETT Livestock and Realty's meatworks and store sale held on Monday, January 23 at Biggenden had a yarding of 1261 head.

In the meatworks section, bullocks and cows sold to a firm to dearer market.

Store cattle sold to dearer rates, despite the drier conditions in some regions.

Bullocks sold for a top 311c/kg, while cows over 500kg topped at 260c/kg.

Cows 400kg to 500kg sold, topping at 242c/kg, with trade heifers over 400kg topping at 320c/kg.

Feeder steers 400kg to 500kg yarded sold to a top of 338c/kg.

Steers 300kg to 400kg also sold to 366c/kg while steers 200kg to 300kg sold to 402c/kg.

Heifers 300kg to 400kg sold, topping at 332c/kg, while heifers 200kg to 300kg topped at 346c/kg.

Cattle were drawn from Wandoan, Tansey, Goomeri, Murgon, Monto, Tiaro, Bauple, Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Mt Perry, Gayndah, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Childers, Bundaberg, South Kolan, Bucca, Rosedale, Lowmead, Miriam Vale, Gin Gin, Booyal and all local areas.

The next meatworks and store sale will be on Monday, February 6.

HIGHLIGHTS

Santa hereford cross steers with milk and two tooth from Wandoan sold for 332c- 337c/$1524-$1753.

The Clark Family, Gin Gin, sold milk tooth simbrah heifers for 330c/$969. M&K Ellem, Gaeta, sold angus cross milk tooth heifers for 332c/$1017.

The Clark Family, Gin Gin, sold milk tooth simbrah heifers for 330c/$969. M&K Ellem, Gaeta, sold angus cross milk tooth heifers for 332c/$1017.

KL Ruhl, Wallaville, sold brangus weaner steers for 380c/$802.

The Campbell Family, Childers, sold milk tooth droughtmaster steers for 350c/$1049.

Santa hereford cross milk tooth steers from Wandoan sold for 378c/$1077.

Roselea, Woowoonga, sold milk tooth crossbred heifers for 330c/$1197.

M&K Ellem, Gaeta, sold angus cross milk tooth heifers for 332c/$1017.

Mooru Grazing, Takilberan, sold a line of brangus and simmental cross bullocks from 299c-311c or $1909-$2084.

L&M Wehl, Childers, sold brahman cross bullocks for 290c/$2096.

R&L Krause, Eidsvold, sold two to four tooth hereford cross bullocks for 315c/$1820.


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