A total of 464 head were yarded under wet conditions at Stariha Auctions Laidley cattle sale on Thursday. The highlight of the sale were lines of Droughtmaster cows and calves from Bevan and Carol Scheiwe, Thornton, selling for $2400.
Bevan and Carol also sold milk tooth Charbray heifers for $1370. Abbeville Livestock, Mt Berryman, sold Charbray cows for $1580, 16 month old heifers for $1200 and milk tooth steers from $1150-$1350. Gavin Robinson, Gatton, sold Charbray heifers for $1350 and weaner steer calves for $820. Todd Eadie, Blenheim, sold a line of 2 tooth Brahman cross steers for $1430. The Evans family, Ma Ma Creek, sold 15 month old Droughtmaster steers for $1355.
The Tillack Family, Gatton, sold Charolais heifers, 10-12 months, for $1010. Debbie Jenner, Summerholme, sold Brahman cross steers for $1275 and heifers, 14 months, for $1000. Ryan Cole, Mt Whitestone, sold a line of 15 month old Senepol heifers for $1090. Leon Manteufel, Marburg, sold Simmental weaner steers for $1040. Trevor & Lorelle Neibling, Laidley, sold 7-8 month old Charolais cross calves, with steers making $965 and heifers $845.
Henry Dippel, Thornton, sold 12 month old Droughtmaster weaners, with steers making $965 and heifers $990. Clarence Smith, Flagstone, sold a line of 6 month old Brangus steers for $860. Fleur Adams & Craig Simpson, Mulgowie, sold quality 6 month old Santa calves, with steers making $940 and heifers $790. Ron Gehrke, Summerholme, sold Brahman cows and calves for $1620.