Burnett Livestock & Realty’s first meatworks and store sale for 2019 saw a yarding of 1253 head. The sale year opened well with prices mostly firm on last year.
Cattle were drawn from Wandoan, Chinchilla, Mundubbera, Monto, Calliope, Murgon, Goomeri, Gympie, Gayndah, Gin Gin, Lowmead, Maryborough, Childers, Rosedale, Yandaran and local areas.
Two tooth Droughtmaster cross bullocks from Woowoonga sold for 298c/$1580. Four tooth bullocks from Biggenden sold for 293c/$1673. Charbray two tooth bullocks from Biggenden sold for 293c/$1597. Grey Brahman cows from Gayndah sold for 244c/$1378. Grey Brahman cows from Woowoonga sold for 239c/$1196. Droughtmaster cows from Woowoonga sold for 242c/$1328. Santa Gertrudis cows from Chinchilla for 240c/$1413. Droughtmaster cows from Biggenden sold for 236c/$1245. Brahman cross cows from Gayndah sold for 246c/$1493. Murray Grey cross cows from Mount Perry sold for 240c/$1108. Santa Gertrudis two tooth heifers from Mount Perry sold for 275c/$1232 while their four tooth sisters sold for 266c/$1210. Four and six tooth heifers from Gayndah sold for 273c/$1331.85. Two tooth Brahman heifers from Gayndah sold for 270c/$1269.
Milk and two tooth Limousin cross steers from Childers sold for 288c/$1447. Two tooth Brahman steers from Biggenden sold for 278c/$1145. Milk tooth Brahman steers from Gayndah sold for 278c/$942.79. Droughtmaster milk tooth steers from Boompa sold for 309c/$915. Milk tooth Droughtmaster steers from Mount Perry sold for 289c/$1029. Crossbred steers from Goomeri sold for 278c/$841.
Droughtmaster weaner steers from Binjour sold for 301c/$750. Santa Gertrudis weaner steers from Gayndah sold for 309c/$927. Droughtmaster cross weaner steers from Monto sold for 304c/$853. Charbray weaner steers from Coalstoun Lakes sold for 310c/$899. Romagnola cross weaner steers from Mount Perry sold for 302c/$910. Charbray cross weaner steers from Binjour sold for 298c/$802. Simmental cross weaner steers from Goomeri sold for 289c/$665.
Milk and two tooth Droughtmaster heifers from Mundubbera sold for 273c/$1006. Droughtmaster cross milk tooth heifers sold for 269c/$773. Two tooth Charbray heifers from Biggenden sold for 269c/$955. Two tooth Droughtmaster heifers from Gayndah sold for 276c/$1077. Milk tooth Santa Gertrudis cross heifers from Mount Perry for 273c/$1015. A line of Santa Hereford cross milk tooth heifers from Wandoan sold from 270c-280c/$1229. Milk tooth Droughtmaster heifers from Gin Gin sold for 276c/$826.
Santa Gertrudis cross weaner heifers from Gayndah sold for 270c/$729. Droughtmaster Charolais cross weaner heifers from Gayndah sold for 270c/$487. Charbray weaner heifers sold from Brooweena for 261c/$663. Angus cross weaner heifers from Mundubbera for 265c/$752. Droughtmaster weaner heifers from Mount Perry sold for 270c/$807.
The next meatworks and store sale is on Monday January 21.