Gympie steers make 315c

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Gympie cattle sale yarded 1291 head with the market firm for all descriptions.

A smaller offering of 1291 cattle at Sullivan Livestock’s Gympie sale saw the market remain firm for all descriptions. 

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Topping the steers were quality Charbray steers from Neville and Lyndall Ensby, Bergins Pocket which sold for $3.15 to return $1661 while their lighter brothers made $3.20 ($1584 and $1524) and $3.19 ($1576 and $1507). Droughtmaster steers from Greg and Kevin Birt, Scotchy Pocket made $3.23 ($1278) and $3.19 ($1128).

Charbray steers from Ben Bambling, Miva made $3.23 ($1218). Droughtmaster steers from Kewbourne Enterprises, Cedar Pocket made $3.21 ($1236). Droughtmaster steers from Brian Maher, Imbil made $3.19 ($1126). Limousin cross steers from Barry Hiron, Sexton sold for $3.13 ($1158).

Quality Limousin cross weaner steers from R & S Gibbs, Widgee made $3.55 ($1156 and $1083). Droughtmaster weaner steers from Kevin Birt, Scotchy Pocket made $3.59 ($919). Brangus steers from Graham Scott, Coondoo made $3.51 ($1014). Droughtmaster steers from the Paulger Family, Kenilworth made $3.49 to return $871. Generally weaner steers sold from $3.20 to $3.57.

Limousin cross heifers from Barry Hiron sold for $2.99 or $1124. Droughtmaster heifers from Greg and Kevin Birt made $3.03 or $1023. Brahman heifers from Astenridge Pty Ltd, Marodian Station, Woolooga made $2.92 ($1062 and $1008). Euro cross heifers from Fitzgerald Family, Goomborian made $3 to return $968. Simmental cross weaner heifers from Neville and Lyndall Ensby, Bergins Pocket made $3.05 ($821). Droughtmaster heifers from Craig Dakin, Gunalda made $3.10 ($669). Vealer heifers generally sold from $2.70 to $2.89.

Cows and calves topped at $1625 for Brangus cows and calves from Lex Kunst, Munna Creek. Most cows and calves sold from $1260 to $1610.

Next Sale Monday 31st July 2017

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