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Cows and Calves Sell To $1700 At Biggenden

The Biggenden meatworks and store sale on Monday 24 February saw another capacity yarding of 2435 head. The market was largely firm with only quality related prices changes. The exception was weaners with demand increasing as paddocks grow grass again.

Cattle were drawn from Chinchilla, Monto, Imbil, Eumundi, Miriam Vale , Woolooga, Dundathu, Gayndah, Tiaro, Goomeri, Hervey Bay, Mundubbera, Riverleigh, Gin Gin, Kilkivan, Mount Perry and all local areas.

Four and six tooth Braford cross bullocks from Gayndah sold for 369c/$2095.  Four tooth Charbray bullocks from Gin Gin sold for 359c/$1920. Eight tooth Braford cross bullocks from Wallaville sold for 292c/$2204.

Four and six tooth Braford heifers from Gayndah sold for 366c/$1983.  Four and six tooth Grey Brahman heifers from Childers sold for 352c/$1675. Four and six tooth Brangus heifers from Mundubbera sold for 335c/$1376. Two tooth Angus heifers from Gin Gin sold for 323c/$1550.

Braford cows from Gayndah sold for 309c/$1917. Brangus cows from Bucca sold for 294c/$1555. Red Brahman cows from Bungadoo sold for 299c/$1366. Brangus cows from Monto sold for 298c/$1594. Brahman cows from Eidsvold sold for 298c/$1423. Crossbred cows from Gin Gin sold for 293c/$1700. Grey Brahman cows from Didcot sold for 299c/$1582.

Milk tooth Limousin steers from Bundaberg sold for 408c/$1918. Two and four tooth Simmental cross steers from Childers sold for 406c/$1929. Two tooth Charbray steers from Gin Gin sold for 406c/$1579. Two tooth Charolais cross steers from Eumundi sold for 400c/$1567. Two and four tooth Brahman steers from Miriam Vale sold for 376c/$1563. Two tooth Droughtmaster cross steers from Biggenden sold for 378c/$1545. Droughtmaster steers from Mundowran sold for 385c/$1418. Milk and two tooth Droughtmaster cross steers from Brynestown sold for 398c/$1373. Milk tooth Santa Gertrudis steers from Eumundi sold for 394c/$995. Limousin cross steers from Monto sold for 390c/$1216. Milk tooth Droughtmaster steers from Bundaberg sold 399c/$1189. Charbray weaner steers from Monduran sold for 402c/$1042. Charolais cross weaner steers from Eumundi sold for 415c/$1082. Charbray weaner steers from Gin Gin sold for 414c/$898. Charbray weaner steers from Miriam Vale sold for 396c/$879.

Simbrah milk tooth heifers from Monto sold for 376c/$1282. Milk tooth Droughtmaster heifers from Mundowran sold for 362c/$1294. Milk and two tooth Angus cross heifers from Gin Gin sold for 340c/$1219. Milk to four tooth heifers from Mount Perry sold for 338c/$1242. Red Brahman milk and two tooth heifers from Chinchilla sold for 342c/$1187.  Milk tooth Droughtmaster heifers from Goomeri sold for 368c/$1178. Milk tooth Limousin cross heifers from Monto sold for 349c/$1052. Red Brangus heifers from Mundubbera sold for 348c/$1131. Brangus cross weaner heifers from Riverleigh sold for 340c/$893. Charbray weaner heifers from Dundathu sold for 328c/$767. Droughtmaster weaner heifers from Eidsvold sold for 339c/$799.

Red Brangus cows and calves from Woowoonga sold for $1680. Santa Gertrudis cows and calves from Gin Gin sold for $1700. Brangus cows and calves from Lowmead sold for $1560.

The next meatworks and store sale will be on 9 March.  Please book early if you are intending on selling cattle in the next sale.

 

Livestock Market Report for Biggenden All Breeds Steer Sale 20 February 2020

Weight Range Head c/kg Low c/kg Average c/kg High $/hd Low $/hd Average $/hd High
Up to 200kg 114 254.2 381.5 416.2 $441.67 $691.35 $805.63
200 – 300kg 1110 268.2 382.8 426.2 $603.45 $997.16 $1244.22
300 – 400kg 1330 260.0 386.1 426.2 $924.66 $1320.63 $1591.43
400 – 500kg 425 278.2 395.9 419.2 $1210.17 $1727.82 $1965.48

 

Total Live Weight Yarding 2983
Average C/KG 386.8
Average $/Head $1233.97

Biggenden Steer Sale Cracks 426.2c/kg

The annual All Breeds Steer Sale held on Thursday 20 February saw a yarding of 2983 head.  The yarding was an outstanding line up of quality steers that attracted prices to match. The Champion Pen was won by Gigoomgan Pastoral, Brooweena for their cracking pen of Charolais cross steers which sold for 419c/$1691.

The class winners are as follows:

Best Pen of Brahman or Brahman Infused Steers

A Templeton & Son, Eumundi for their Red Brahman steers which sold for 398c/$1676.

Best Pen of Santa Gertrudis or Santa Infused Steers

Dingle Cattle Company, Mundubbera for their pen of Santa Gertrudis steers which sold for 408c/$1716.

Best Pen of Simmental or Simmental Infused Steers

RJ & KJ Preston, Eidsvold for their class winning pen of Simmental cross steers selling for 406c/$1589.

Best Pen of Charolais or Charolais Infused Steers

Gigoomgan Pastoral, Brooweena (as above)

Best Pen Of Angus or Angus Infused Steers

Maclennan Cattle Co, Wallaville sold their Angus cross steers for 386c/$1263.

Best Pen of Droughtmaster or Droughtmaster Infused Steers

Vale View Droughtmaster, Manumbar sold their class winning steers for 385c/$1377.

R & L Whitaker, Murgon sold Brangus cross two tooth steers for 404c/$1901. Waldock & Murphy, Wallaville sold two tooth Droughtmaster steers for 398c/$1898.  Trinity Cattle Co, Tansey sold Shorthorn two and four tooth steers for 389c/$1484.  S & K Augustine, Mundubbera sold milk tooth Brangus steers for 396c/$1699.  RR & HK Jones, Brooweena sold milk and two tooth Charbray steers for 398c/$1762.  Wallace Pastoral, Mt Perry sold milk tooth Brangus steers for 397c/$1394.  Bucca Station Partnership, Bucca sold milk and two tooth Red and Grey Brahman steers for 386c/$1737.  NK & GK Hills Grazing, Theodore sold Red Brahman steers for 374c/$1451.  MML Cattle Company, Bundaberg sold milk tooth Red Brahman steers for 358c/$1264.  GML Pastoral, Booubyjan sold milk tooth Red Brahman steers for 368c/$1062.

BS & C Whitaker, Eidsvold sold milk tooth Charbray steers for 412c/$1534.  GK Gericke, Mundubbera sold milk and two tooth Charbray steers for 400c/$1859.  Bluff View Grazing, Wallaville sold Charbray cross milk tooth steers for 412c/$1384.  Silverlyne, Biggenden sold Charbray milk tooth steers for 410c/$1019.

Ban Ban Farming, Ban Ban Springs sold Simmental milk tooth steers for 400c/$1566. RJ & KJ Preston, Eidsvold sold Simmental milk tooth steers for 406c/$1589.  DM & MS Parker, Stonelands sold Simmental cross milk tooth steers for 409c/$1315. Eidsvold Sleeper Mill, Eidsvold sold Simmental cross milk tooth steers for 423c/$1525.

WR & AJ Goody, Mulgildie sold milk tooth Santa Gertrudis steers for 400c/$1687.  T & L Jensen, Mt Perry sold milk tooth Santa Gertrudis steers for 402c/$1743.  SA & PK Leahy, Monto sold milk and two tooth Santa Gertrudis steers for 403c/$1745.  Dunlop Cattle Company, Proston sold milk tooth Santa Gertrudis steers for 408c/$1965.

M Maragna, Tiaro sold milk and two tooth Droughtmaster steers for 397c/$1807. GB & DJ Shailer, Gunalda sold milk tooth Droughtmaster steers for 394c/$1651.  KJ & GE Wheeler, Kandanga sold milk tooth Droughtmaster steers for 389c/$1473.  A Templeton & Son, Eumundi sold milk and two tooth Droughtmaster steers for 394c/$1495.  NJ & KM Gibson, Biggenden sold milk tooth Droughtmaster steers for 394c/$1732.  RP Lamb, Childers sold milk tooth Droughtmaster steers for 407c/$1044.  Gillmara Grazing, Monduran sold Droughtmaster milk tooth steers for 416c/$1198. Toondoon Grazing, Mundubbera sold milk tooth Droughtmaster cross steers for 400c/$1030.

Hayden Pratt, Chatsworth sold milk tooth Brangus steers for 398c/$1624.  LA & NC Arkinstall, Monto sold milk tooth Angus cross steers for 398c/$1517.  Gigoomgan Pastoral, Brooweena sold Angus milk tooth steers for 394c/$1373.  Rosa Cattle Company, Bucca sold milk tooth Brangus steers for 388c/$1230.  Campbell & Conroy, Coalstoun Lakes sold milk tooth Brangus steers for 385c/$1309.

Lehmann Cattle Company, Tansey sold Simmental cross weaner steers for 426c/$887.  Ban Ban Farming, Ban Ban Springs sold Simmental cross weaner steers for 414c/$933.  Andrew Dingle, Mt Perry sold Santa cross weaner steers for 408c/$962.  Staib Family, Brooweena sold Charolais cross weaner steers for 424c/$996.  Westonvale Livestock, Glastonbury sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 426c/$1080.  Turner Brothers, Childers sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 410c/$855. NT Wallace, Mt Perry sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 416c/$911.

 

Glenn Henrickson – Rural Bank; Rodney Dingle – Dingle Cattle Company with Lance Whitaker from BLR

Kelly Bagnall – Bendigo Bank; Kyle Smith – A Templeton & Son with Lance Whitaker – from BLR

Glenn Henrickson – Rural Bank; Richard Preston – KJ & RJ PReston with Lance Whitaker from BLR

Kelly Bagnall – Bendigo Bank; Ewan & Les Rockemer – Gigoomgan Pastoral with Lance Whitaker

Glenn Henrickson – Rural Bank; Colleen Fricke – Vale View Droughtmasters with Lance Whitaker

Kelly Bagnall – Bendigo Bank; Ewan & Les Rockemer – Gigoomgan Pastoral with Lance Whitaker

Lance Whitaker with Les & Ewan Rockemer from Gigoomgan Pastoral