Sullivan Livestock yarded 1356 cattle at their Gympie sale on May 14 where the market remained firm on recent sales.
Charbray steers from Barry Denham, Lower Wonga sold for $2.60 ($1309). Brangus steers from John Grabbe, Hervey Bay made $2.58 ($1287 & $1268), while their Droughtmaster brothers made $2.59 ($1202). Charbray steers from Jim and Sue Heath, Calgoa made $2.62 ($1147 $ $1070). Droughtmaster steers from David Higgins, Bauple made $2.64 ($949).
Droughtmaster steers from Tom Murphy, Mapleton made $3.13 ($845). Droughtmaster steers from the Whalan family made $3.01 ($828). Wongella Pastoral, Kilkivan sold Charbray steers for $2.99 ($752). Brangus steers from The Jackson Family, Owanyilla made $2.99 ($804). Droughtmaster steers from the Paulger family, Kenilworth made $3.27 ($768).
Droughtmaster cross steers from Terry Schiefelbein, Munna Creek made $3.05 ($798). The next run of weaner steers generally sold from $2.65 to $2.90.
Feeder heifers topped at $2.43 with most lines selling from $2.28 to $2.35. Quality F1 Charbray heifers from Brett Dodds, Hivesville made $3.61 to return $982 & $980. While his Brahman heifers made $2.91 ($658).
Simmental cross heifers from Neville and Lyndall Ensby made $2.79 ($783). Droughtmaster weaner heifers from the Paulger family made $2.50. Brahman heifers from Wongella Pastoral made $2.71 ($612). Brangus heifers from The Jackson Family sold for $2.51 ($650). The next run of weaner heifers generally sold from $2.20 to $2.48.
Cows and calves were limited in supply and sold to a top of $1240.