Burnett Livestock & Realty’s meatworks and store sale on Monday 13 November saw a yarding of 1909 head. With the good season we are currently experiencing and with few remaining sales for 2017, prices have firmed across the board.
Heavy bulls topped at 309c; bullocks topped at 286c; cows over 500kg topped at 251c; cows 400kg to 500kg topped at 230c; trade heifers over 400kg topped at 303c. The Campbell Family, Takilberan sold Brangus cross bullocks for 285c/$2029. J&V Wood, Bucca sold Droughtmaster bullocks for 286c/$1974. Georcamat Trust, Biggenden sold Brangus cross cows for 234c/$1155. Hutchinson Grazing, Mundubbera sold Santa cross cows for 251c/$1440. Mooru Grazing, Takilberan sold Santa cows for 245c/$1413.
Feeder steers 400kg to 500kg sold to a top of 302c while steers 300kg to 400kg sold to 364c. Steers 200kg to 300kg sold to 398c. RJ Thompson, Ban Ban Springs sold milk tooth Charbray steers for 302c/$1198. R&L Itzstein, Biggenden sold milk tooth Charbray steers for 302c/$1318. The Horne Family, Biggenden sold milk tooth Charbray steers for 300c/$1209. Georcamat Trust, Biggenden sold Brangus cross weaner steers for 341c/$1111. Dalga Station, Gaeta sold Charbray weaner steers for 394c/$907. TG Harris, Booyal sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 395c/$924. R Hellyer, Cordalba sold Murray Grey weaner steers for 398c/$862. WR Martin, Childers sold Droughtmaster steers for 392c/$1039.
Heifers 300kg to 400kg sold to a top of 327c and heifers 200kg to 300kg topped at 340c. NK&GK Hills Grazing, Theodore sold milk tooth Simbrah heifers for 327c/$1022. Grant Gericke, Mundubbera sold milk tooth Charbray heifers for 303c/$1224. Gigoomgan Pastoral, Brooweena sold Simbrah weaner heifers for 340c/$784. P&MA Whitehouse, Gayndah sold Red Brangus weaner heifers for 324c/$814. Dalga Station, Gaeta sold Charbray weaner heifers for 336c/$728. G&H Young, Eidsvold sold Charbray weaner heifers for 338c/$739.
Cattle were drawn from Theodore, Dayboro, Eumundi, Takilberan, Lowmead, Moura, Eidsvold, Monto, Gaeta, Bucca, Childers, Gin Gin, Bundaberg, Miriam Vale, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Murgon, Maryborough, Hervey Bay and all local areas.
The next Biggenden meatworks and store sale is Monday 27 November and the final sale is scheduled for Monday 11 December.