Bullocks crack $2030/head at Biggenden​

Bullocks crack $2030/head at Biggenden​

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Burnett Livestock & Realty’s Paul Hastings with a pen of crossbred heifers on account of Rob and Janelle Hams, Mundubbera. The heifers sold for 298.2c/kg or $1085/head.

Burnett Livestock & Realty’s Paul Hastings with a pen of crossbred heifers on account of Rob and Janelle Hams, Mundubbera. The heifers sold for 298.2c/kg or $1085/head.

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In a yarding of 708 head at Biggenden, bullocks and cows sold to a firm market in the meatworks section but store cattle sold to reduced rates.

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Burnett Livestock and Realty’s meatworks and store sale held on Monday saw a yarding of 708 head. In the meatworks section bullocks and cows sold to a firm market. Store cattle sold to reduced rates, particularly weaners due to the smaller number on offer. Bullocks sold for a top of 268c. Cows over 500kg topped at 220c. Cows 400kg to 500kg sold topping at 218c. Trade heifers over 400kg topped at 267c.

Feeder steers 400kg to 500kg yarded topped at 285c. Steers 300kg to 400kg sold to 310c. Steers 200kg to 300kg sold to 300c. Heifers 300kg to 400kg topped at 273c. Heifers 200kg to 300kg topped at 269c.

IR&EA McLean, Biggenden sold milk tooth Droughtmaster cross steers for 281c/$1340. Jason Waldock, Gayndah sold milk tooth Droughtmaster steers for 284c/$1392. Stephen Holder, Biggenden sold Charbray milk tooth steers for 282c/$1151. Adrian White, Biggenden sold Brangus milk tooth steers for 283c/$1373. D&K McCarthy, Mundubbera sold milk tooth Charbray steers for 283c/$1189. RJ&EM Poulsen, Rosedale sold milk tooth Braford cross steers for 286c/$1020. DB Parker, Biggenden sold milk tooth Angus steers for 285c/$1151.

IR&EA McLean, Biggenden sold Droughtmaster cross weaner steers for 282c/$966. RJ&NM Watkins, Eureka sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 298c/$828. Diann Svensson, Bundaberg sold Angus weaner steers for 300c/$900.

R&J Hams, Mundubbera sold milk tooth crossbred heifers for 273c/$1085. Monal Grazing, Monto sold milk tooth Angus heifers for 268c/$974. Jason Waldock, Gayndah sold milk tooth Droughtmaster heifers for 267c/$1155. RJ&EM Poulsen, Rosedale sold milk tooth Braford heifers for 265c/$880. R&K Preston, Eidsvold sold milk tooth Simmental heifers for 263c/$845.

W&J Whitaker, Hervey Bay sold Charbray weaner heifers for 267c/$763. A&VE McIntyre, Gin Gin sold Simmental cross weaner heifers for 272c/$936. Wayne Sauer, Bauple sold Droughtmaster weaner heifers for 269c/$794. D&J Bargenquast, Brooweena sold Simbrah weaner heifers for 264c/$627.

Jane Glenn, Gayndah sold Charolais cross bullocks for 268c/$1632. Les Onoprienko, Booyal sold Brangus bullocks for 265c/$1371. C&V Jensen, Biggenden sold Droughtmaster bullocks for 262c/$1494. Mooru Grazing, Takilberan sold Brangus cross bullocks for 264c/$1660. Charles Pollock, Monto sold Charbray cross bullocks for 251c/$2030.

A&MM Meyer, Binjour sold Santa cows for 220c/$1475. Jason Waldock, Gayndah sold Droughtmaster cows for 219c/$1589. Stephen Holden, Biggenden sold Charbray cows for 220c/$1449. Scott McCarthy, Mundubbera sold Brahman cross cows for 217c/$1167.

Bulls topped at 235c/$2399.

Cattle were drawn from Murgon, Monto, Scotchy Pocket, Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Mt Perry, Gayndah, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Childers, Bundaberg, South Kolan, Bucca, Rosedale, Lowmead, Miriam Vale, Gin Gin, Booyal and all local areas.

The next meatworks and store sale will be held on May 23.

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