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Livestock Market Report for Biggenden Cattle Sale 12 February 2018

Category Weight Range Head Cents per Kg Dollars per Head
Steers Up to 200kg 55 264.2c – 388.2c $314.82 – $676.92
Steers 200 – 300kg 138 230.2c – 370.0c $460.40 – $950.99
Steers 300 – 400kg 45 220.0c – 318.2c $793.16 – $1086.47
Steers 400 – 500kg 24 200.0c – 274.2c $830.00 – $1294.98
Steers 500 – 600kg 28 236.2c – 278.2c $1356.00 – $1623.68
Steers Over 600kg 14 261.2c – 278.2c $1625.97 – $1985.97
Heifers Up to 200kg 34 186.2c – 296.2c $332.76 – $537.60
Heifers 200 – 300kg 231 90.2c – 295.2c $234.52 – $808.58
Heifers 300 – 400kg 99 208.2c – 278.2c $666.24 – $1062.38
Heifers Over  400kg 59 240.0c – 267.2c $992.20 – $1581.78
Cows Up to 400kg 21 120.0c – 208.2c $309.00 – $792.54
Cows 400 – 500kg 100 146.2c – 246.2c $621.35 – $1158.97
Cows Over  500kg 115 169.2c -252.2c $846.00 – $1595.28
Bulls Up to 250kg 8 268.2c – 322.2c $326.31 – $705.00
Bulls 250 to 450kg 19 240.0c – 288.2c $718.68 – $1042.10
Bulls 450 – 600kg 6 214.2c – 240.0c $1092.00 – $1300.32
Bulls Over 600kg 17 231.2c – 256.2c $1575.00 – $2389.99

 

Total Live Weight Yarding 1017
Average C/KG 251.9c
Average $/Head $902.51
Total Open Auction – Cows & Calves 25 x 25
Average $/unit for Cows & Calves $1377.60

Droughtmaster Weaner Steers Sell To 388.2c At Biggenden

Burnett Livestock & Realty’s meatworks and store sale on Monday 12 February saw a yarding of 1040 head. Heavy bulls topped at 256c;  bullocks topped at 278c; cows over 500kg topped at 232c; cows 400kg to 500kg topped at 225c; and trade heifers over 400kg topped at 267c.

Feeder steers 400kg to 500kg sold to a top of 274c while steers 300kg to 400kg sold to 318c. Steers 200kg to 300kg sold to 370c. Heifers 300kg to 400kg sold for 278c and heifers 200kg to 300kg sold to 295c.

Droughtmaster cross cows and calves from Bundaberg sold for $1480. Mandalong cows and calves from Pine Creek sold from $1280. Crossbred cows and calves from Pine Creek sold for $1420.

Cattle were drawn from Moura, Theodore, Rosedale, Mundubbera, Takilberan, Gin Gin, Gayndah, Tansey, Maryborough, Murgon, Bundaberg and all local areas.

Two to six tooth Droughtmaster bullocks sold for 278c/$1850.  Two to six tooth bullocks from Takilberan sold for 267c/$1529.

Mandalong cows from Pine Creek sold for 231c/$1595.  Grey Brahman cows from Gayndah sold for 228c/$1405.  Charolais cows from Gin Gin sold for 213c/$1380.  Charbray cross cows from Brooweena sold for 226c/$1317.  Charbray cows from Gin Gin sold for 222c/$1313.  Santa Gertrudis cross cows from Miriam Vale sold for 221c/$1191.

Droughtmaster cross milk and two tooth steers from Booyal sold for 274c/$1161.  Charbray cross milk tooth steers from Gin Gin sold for 278c/$1474.  Milk and two tooth crossbred steers from Dallarnil sold for 271c/$1356.  Brahman cross milk and two tooth steers from Childers sold for 270c/$1103.  Milk tooth Charbray cross steers from Mundubbera sold for 273c/$1188.

Brahman cross weaner steers from Dallarnil sold for 318c/$954.  Droughtmaster cross weaner steers from Eureka sold from 346c-388c/$676-$900.  Charbray cross weaner steers from Moura sold for 320c/$950. Charbray weaner steers from Miriam Vale sold from 360c/$872.

Milk and two tooth Simmental heifers from Wallaville sold for 278c/$1062.  Milk tooth Droughtmaster heifers from Theodore sold for 278c/$899.  Milk tooth Shorthorn cross heifers from Tansey sold for 273c/$858.  Red Brahman heifers from Bundaberg sold for 268c/$727.  Milk tooth Simbrah heifers from Murgon sold for 380c/$808.

Charbray weaner heifers from Miriam Vale sold for 295c/$675.  Crossbred weaner heifers from Dallarnil sold for 277c/$783.  Santa Gertrudis cross weaner heifers from Dallarnil sold for 278c/$714.  Braford cross weaner heifers from Gin Gin sold for 280c/$760.

The next meatworks and store sale will be on Monday 26 February.

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Livestock Market Report for Biggenden Steer Sale 8 February 2018

Category Weight Range Head Cents per Kg Dollars per Head
Steers Up to 200kg 7 340.2c – 340.2c $653.67 – $653.67
Steers 200 – 300kg 432 234.2c – 382.2c $503.53 – $1009.49
Steers 300 – 400kg 715 234.2c – 336.2c $835.56 – $1212.45
Steers 400 – 500kg 493 242.2c – 314.2c $986.97 – $1394.42
Steers 500 – 600kg 75 277.2c – 284.2c $1408.01 – $1496.26

 

Total Live Weight Yarding 1722
Average C/KG 298.3c
Average $/Head $1074.37

Charolais Cross Win The Battle of the Breeds At Biggenden Steer Sale

The Annual Biggenden All Breeds Steer Sale on Thursday 8 February yarded 1723 head. The sale saw some very good quality steers yarded and sell to a strong market.

The champion pen was won by Clare Grazing, Theodore with a pen of Charolais cross No 7 steers which sold for 282c/$1382.  The pen was purchased by the Nolan family, Wide Bay Feedlot, Gympie. Wide Bay Feedlot went on to buy 394 head. Clare Grazing took home the Leichts CIA vet crush as their prize.

The Santa Gertrudis class was won by Hatton & Sons, Thangool with a pen of No 6 steers which sold for 285c/$1394.

The Brahman class was won by TM&MA Allan, Mundubbera with a pen of No 7 Red Brahman steers which sold for 284c/$1259.

The Simmental class was won by RJ&KJ Preston, Eidsvold with a pen of No 7 Simmental cross steers that sold for 287c/$1255.

The Angus class was won with a pen of No 7 steers owned by M Griffiths & P Lavaring, Theodore which sold for 314c/$1263.

The Droughtmaster class was one by Trevor Gordon Holdings, Gayndah with a pen of No 7 steers selling for 289c/$1122.

Glenellen Cattle Co, Chinchilla sold milk tooth Santa Gertrudis steers for 286c/$1354.  The Lennon Family, Manumbar sold milk tooth Santa Gertrudis steers for 283c/$1347. NC&NT Wallace, Bundaberg sold milk tooth Droughtmaster steers for 279c/$1430.  NT&DA McEvoy, Bundaberg sold two tooth Brahman steers for 279c/$1458.

LK&TM Davies, Mundubbera sold milk tooth Angus cross steers for 283c/$1428.  TM & MA Allan, Mundubbera sold milk tooth Angus steers for 286c/$1277.  JH&LA Kerle, Mundubbera sold milk tooth Brangus steers for 331c/$1048.  Hurst Family & Pastoral Co, Coringa sold milk tooth Brangus steers for 300c/$912.

AL&SM Fowler, Coalstoun Lakes sold Charolais Santa cross No 7 steers for 296c/$1232.  GK Gericke, Mundubbera sold No 7 Charbray steers for 310c/$1285.  NJ Augustine, Mundubbera sold No 7 Charbray steers for 298c/$1122.  Weller Pastoral, Eidsvold sold Charbray No 7 steers for 299c/$1291.  The Sarnadsky Family, South Kolan sold No 7 Charbray steers for 308c/$1031. Courtmac, Coringa sold No 7 Charbray steers for 316c/$998.  The Murton Family, Gooroolba sold No 7 Charbray steers for 317c/$919. Eidsvold Sleeper Mill sold Charbray No 7 steers for 336c/$1146.

ME&KM Curtis, Cushnie sold Simmental cross No 7 steers for 299c/$1165.  RJ&KJ Preston, Eidsvold sold Simmental cross No 7 steers for 295c/$1123. Eidsvold Sleeper Mill sold Simmental cross No 7 steers for 304c/$1180. JL Hastings, Eidsvold sold Simmental cross No 7 steers for 310c/$1006.

HK Dwyer, Didcot sold Grey Brahman No 7 steers for 278c/$1202.  SR&SE Aberdein, Coalstoun Lakes sold No 7 Grey Brahman steers for 278c/$1179.  Clare Grazing, Theodore sold No 7 Grey Brahman steers for 277c/$1225.  CD&PM Myers, South Kolan sold light Grey Brahman steers for 330c/$851.  JL Hastings, Eidsvold sold No 7 Red Brahman steers for 328c/$968.

AL&SM Fowler, Coalstoun Lakes sold No 7 Santa steers for 304c/$1202.

Neil Baker F/T, Gayndah sold No 7 Santa steers for 294c/$1271.  Ventura Citrus, Gayndah sold Santa No 7 steers for 300c/$1108.  Eidsvold Sleeper Mill sold No 7 Santa steers for 318c/$1014.  AJ&JM Doering, Booubyjan sold No 7 Santa steers for 284c/$1486.  Trevor Gordon Holdings, Gayndah sold No 7 Santa steers for 304c/$1189.

Trevor Gordon Holdings, Gayndah sold No 7 Droughtmaster steers for 289c/$1127.  G&NA Schneider, Binjour sold No 7 Droughtmaster steers for 391c/$1061.  Barlyne Pastoral, Gayndah sold No 7 Droughtmaster steers for 292c/$987. Clelland Investments Trust, Murgon sold No 7 Droughtmaster steers for 301c/$1084.  Birch Pastoral, Cracow sold No 7 Droughtmaster steers for 326c/$1041. RP Lamb, Childers sold No 7 Droughtmaster steers for 330c/$1028.  Brian Pastures (DAF), Gayndah sold a line of No 7 Droughtmaster cross steers from 322-348c/$922-$1045.

Steven Enterprises, Brooweena sold No 8 Charbray steers for 382c/$942. ED Jensen, Wallaville sold Brangus No 8 steers for 348c/$1009.  Monal Grazing, Monto sold No 8 Angus steers for 350c/$970.