There were 612 head yarded at Stariha Auctions Laidley cattle sale on Thursday. Bulls, cows and feeders sold to stronger rates, weaners remained firm to dearer and younger plainer cattle were also stronger.
Pat Wallace, Laidley, sold Droughtmaster bulls for $2650 and $2350 and a 10-month-old Angus bull for $940. Tom Stariha, Sheldon, sold Droughtmaster cows for $1400. Theresa Knight, Glen Cairn, sold a Charbray bull for $2000. Monty Montgomery, Coominya, sold a Brahman bull for $1900. Damien Kent, Laidley, sold Charolais cross cows for $1320-$1600. John Bowman, Bald Hills, sold Brahman heifers for $1400.
Bevan and Lynne Bachmann, Lake Clarendon, sold a line of Charbray heifers, 12-15 months, for $1060 and steers for $1090. Des Poole, Veradilla, sold lines of milk tooth Limousin heifers for $1210 and steers for $1180. The Olm family, Ropeley, sold 20-month-old Charolais steers for $1335, heifers $1280, cows $1260 and an Angus bull for $1620. Graeme Duncan, Ma Ma Creek, sold a line of Charbray steers, 12 months, for $1070. Geoff Sharman, Ma Ma Creek, sold a line of Brangus steers, 10 months, for $920. Josh Byrne, Elimbah, sold Droughtmaster steers for $840-$855.
Collins Grazing, Anduramba, sold eight-month-old Brahman steers for $790 and six-month-old Charbray steers for $690. T Bischoff Family Trust, Coominya, sold lines of 8-10 month old Santa steers for $815. Wanpela Samting, Mt Whitestone, sold lines of Charolais cross and Charbray heifers for $680-$705. Trevor and Lorelle Neibling, Laidley, sold 8-10 month old Charolais cross steers for $860. Kevin and Anne Utz, Coominya, sold a line of Simmental heifer calves for $625. Martine Scanlan, Woodlands, sold Charbray heifers, 12 months, for $810.