Wet conditions at Monto sale

Skies open at Monto sale

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Umbrellas and mud boots were very popular at Monto’s fortnightly prime and store sale held last week with 630 head yarded.

Umbrellas and mud boots were very popular at Monto’s fortnightly prime and store sale held last week with 630 head yarded.

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Values slipped for most descriptions, with good quality weaners holding up the best at a very wet Monto cattle sale.

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Under very wet conditions Monto Cattle and Country yarded 630 head of prime and store cattle.  

Values slipped for most descriptions, with good quality weaners holding up the best. Heavy bulls sold from 220 to 258c/kg. A good run of heavy Bullocks were yarded  by Paul, Monica and Ben Lobegeier sold Brangus eight tooth bullocks from 255c to 269c topping at $1850. LG and RE Benecke sold 585kg Droughtmaster bullocks for 268c or $1570. Ted Goody penned Santa cross bullocks 623 kg sold to 259c or $1617.

Salisbury Farming sold Santa cows 570kg for $1250 or 219c.  Ron and Marg Hampson sold Santa cows 583kg for $1272 or 218c. Ted Goody yarded Brahman cross cows 484kg to return $1040 or 215c.  WR and AJ Goody sold Charbray cows 510kg for 221c or $1230. Generally lighter cows sold from 170 to 205c.

Bill Avis scanning bullocks at Monto Cattle and Country’s cattle sale in very damp conditions.

Bill Avis scanning bullocks at Monto Cattle and Country’s cattle sale in very damp conditions.

LG and RE Benecke penned 450kg Charbray steers to realise $1404 or 311c.  Conway Barnard’s Santa cross No 6 steers 391kg returned $1210 or 309c. James A Sinclair sold Santa No 6 steers 377kg for 317c or $1196.

Roy Marbach’s  Charbray cross weaner steers  270kg sold to 369c  or $992. Salisbury Farming Enterprises sold Santa weaner steers 217kg for 391c or $850. CS and ALR Angers Santa cross weaner steers returned $808 or 385c.

Neville and Helen Iversen sold Brahman cross cows and calves for $1160 and Santa cross units for $1200.  DA Baldwin sold young Brangus cows and calves for $1500 and $1380.  Conway Barnard sold Droughtmaster cross heifers 360kg for $1146 or 318c.  L Baumann and TA Ward sold Droughtmaster heifers 366kg to return $1040 or 284c.

J,F, and C Younger sold Brahman  No 6 heifers  330kg for 283c or $934. CS and ALR Anger sold Santa cross weaner heifers for 311c $665.  Ben Williams sold Brahman cross weaner heifers for 306c or $618.  Stepping Stone Cattle sold quite Droughtmaster cross weaner heifers for 321c or $572.

Monto’s next Fat and Store Sale is on May 24.

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