Weaner Steers Sell To 654.2c/$1749 at Biggenden
Burnett Livestock & Realty’s Biggenden meatworks and store sale on Monday 12 April saw a yarding of 1308 head. The market was mostly firm to stronger with steers averaging 20-70c stronger across all weight categories and light weaner heifers 30c stronger.
Cattle were drawn from Eumundi, Monto, Lower Wonga, Gogango, Eidsvold, Tiaro, Rosedale, Gaeta, Crownthorpe, Booubyjan, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Gin Gin, Miriam Vale, Hervey Bay, Murgon, Proston, Tiaro, Imbil and all local areas.
There were insufficient numbers of bullocks to quote.
Six tooth Charbray heifers from Mundubbera sold for 349c/$1815. Six tooth grey Brahman heifers from Eidsvold sold for 339c/$1814. Six tooth Brangus heifers from Woolooga sold for 333c/$1765. Six tooth Angus cross heifers from Wilson Valley sold for 338c/$2249.
Droughtmaster cows from Gin Gin sold for 308c/$1659. Belmont Red cows from Moore Park sold for 297c/$1779. Angus cross cows form Wilson Valley sold for 297c/$1934. Charbray cows from Hollywell sold for 298c/$1720. Red Brangus cows from Gin Gin sold for 297c/$1506. Santa Gertrudis cows from Mount Perry sold for 293c/$1671.
Droughtmaster cows and calves from Bundaberg sold for $2775/unit. Charolais cows and calves from Biggenden sold for $2775/unit. Santa Gertrudis cows and calves from Biggenden sold for $2560/unit. Droughtmaster cows and calves from Lowmead sold for $2525/unit.
An outstanding line of red Brangus steers with milk and two teeth from Harrami sold from 426c-448c/$1776-$2147. Milk tooth Santa steers from Biggenden sold from 436c-460c/$1599-$1766. Milk and two tooth steers from Woodgate sold for 458c/$1685. Milk tooth Simbrah steers from Coalstoun Lakes sold for 460c/$1541. Milk tooth Brangus steers from Booyal sold for 486c/$1610. Milk tooth Charolais steers from Miriam Vale sold for 506c/$1540. Milk tooth Senepol steers from Childers sold for 496c/$1527.
Crossbred weaner steers from Monto sold for 654c/$1521-$1749. Charolais cross weaner steers from Tiaro sold for 538c/$1622. Brangus weaner steers from Rosedale sold for 642c/$1095. Droughtmaster weaner steers from Gin Gin sold for 582c/$1081. Charolais cross weaner steers from Biggenden sold for 648c/$1291.
Milk tooth Simmental cross heifers from Lower Wonga sold for 438c/$1971. Milk tooth Santa heifers from Biggenden sold for 430c-448c/$1505-$1553. Milk tooth Droughtmaster heifers from Monto sold for 434c/$1693. Red Brahman milk tooth heifers from Gaeta sold for 400c/$1211. Milk tooth Droughtmaster heifers from Tansey sold for 428c/$1402.
Charolais cross weaner heifers from Electra sold for 452c/$1390. Angus weaner heifers from Bundaberg sold for 418c/$1453. Charolais weaner heifers from Tiaro sold for 470c/$1261. Grey Brahman heifers from Kilkivan sold for 480c/$1176.
The next Biggenden meatworks and store sale is scheduled for Thursday 29 April (due to the Anzac day public holiday).