YOUNGER steers and heifers met strong competition, while bigger steers eased slightly at Shepherdson and Boyd’s 1580 head Toogoolawah cattle sale on Firday.
Consignments came came from a wide area including Thangool, Biloela, Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Goomeri, Biggenden and lower Burnett, as well as local areas.
PM Fuller, Maleny, sold Brangus steers 24-30 months for $1600 and $1595. Harzer & Co, Mundubbera, sold Droughtmaster steers two years for $1450. D&K Wood sold Simmental milk tooth steers for $1495. W Chapman, Thangool, sold Droughtmaster steers 18 months for $1235, high grade Brahman steers 16-18 months for $1235 and Droughtmaster-cross steers 16 months for $1125 and 12 months Brahman-cross steers for $940.
Rob and Maree Martin, Jambin, sold a quality line of Charbray, Droughtmaster and Brangus steers 12-14 months for $1155, $1150 and $1105. G&J Brown, Windera, sold Hereford-cross steers 16 months for $1245. Monte Cassino Pastoral Co sold Droughtmaster steers 12-14 months for $1100 and Angus-cross steers for $995. Peter and Brenda McGreevy sold Angus steers 15 months for $1000, with 10-12 months selling for $890. B&A Ahern, Gayndah, sold Charbray steers 12 months for $1070. Kyle Sanguinetti sold Droughtmaster steers two years for $1345.
I&M MacDonald, Wivenhoe Pocket, sold Angus-cross steers 10-12 months for $985. Chess Park, Eidsvold, sold Droughtmaster steers 12 months for $990 and $980 and a line of six months Angus-cross steers for $920 & $905. Wolff Enterprises, Monto, sold Limousin steers 12 months for $970. AJ Marshall, Nanango, sold Charolais x steers 12 months for $995. G&J Ryan sold Charbray weaner steers for $855 and $875. Jeff Poole, Kilcoy, sold Santa-cross steers 14 months for $1015 and Angus-cross steers 20 months for $1175. Matt Wyvill sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for $1050.
Lakeside Farms sold a top line of Santa-cross heifers 20 months for $1310 and $1100. Mooru Grazing sold Santa heifers 20 months for $1180 and Angus-cross heifers for $1165. Harzer and Co sold Charolais-cross heifers 18 months for $1010. Glenn and Carol Beanland sold Charolais-cross heifers 16 months for $1000 and $970.
Shane Murphy sold Charolais-cross heifers 12 months for $970. AJ Marshall sold Brahman heifers two years for $1235. Wolff Enterprises sold Limousin-cross heifers 12-14 months for $995 and $850. Jack Lewis sold a great line of Brangus Limousin-cross heifers 12-16 months for $1100. Triple P Pastoral sold three decks of light condition Charolais-cross heifers 12-14 months from their Windera paddock, selling at $960, $930, $900 and $885. Beryl Kennedy sold Droughtmaster-cross heifers 12 months for $905.
G&J Ryan, Linville sold Charolais-cross weaner heifers for $980. Tom Perrett, Nanango sold Charbray heifers 12 months for $900. Fernhill Cattle Co sold Droughtmaster heifers 16 months for $1000 and $870. Jeff Poole sold quality Santa-cross heifers 16 months for $1150. Rob and Maree Martin sold two decks of quality Charbray, Droughtmaster and Angus-cross heifers 16 months for $1160, $1110, $1060 and $1020. B&A Ahern sold a line of Charbray heifers 12-14 months for $960, $930 and $900. Dudley Gunthorpe sold Charolais-cross heifers 12 months for $910.
Cows and calves met solid demand, particularly the younger types. David Marshall sold young Blonde-cross cows and calves for $1600. Institutional Investments Pty Ltd sold Droughtmasters for $1600, Charbrays for $1500 and Droughtmasters for $1480. Graham and Leanne Bischoff sold aged Droughtmaster cows and calves for $1600. Colleen Fitzgerald sold Grey Brahman units for $1300. Barnes Grazing Co sold aged Charolais-cross pairs for $1370. The Perrett family, Nanango, sold aged Charbray cows and calves for $1350 and Brahman-cross for $1125.
PTIC Charbray cows sold for $1380 and $1300. G&J Fawkner, Ravensbourne sold PTIC light condition Charolais Santa-cross cows for $1240 and $1200.