There were 814 head yarded at Stariha Auctions Laidley cattle sale on Thursday. The market held up well with good support from feedlots and western buyers.
Rockview Industries, Grandchester, sold Limousin cows for $1400. Valda Andrews, Mt Whitestone, sold lines of Brahman cows for $1450-$1550. Wanpela Samting, Mt Whitestone, sold a line of 110 Charbray heifers for $900-$975. Tanya Poole, Flagstone Creek, sold Limousin steers for $1330. Mato Mesic, Forest Hill, sold a Santa bull for $1550 and a line of Droughtmaster heifers with young calves for $1200.
Peter and Elaine Horrocks, Mt Whitestone, sold lines of Charbray and Droughtmaster heifers for $970-$1020, 10-12 month old Simmental steers for $915-$1100 and lines of 8-month-old Droughtmaster steers for $800-$860. Sally Palfery, Wivenhoe Pocket, sold 20-month-old Santa steers for $1300 and yearling Brahman heifers for $880. Wal Maguire, Lower Tenthill, sold 20-month-old Droughtmaster steers for $1360. Glen and Karen Phipps, Summerholm, sold 18-20 month old Droughtmaster steers for $1320.
Ashley Carrington, Woodbine, sold 12-month-old Brangus cattle, with males making $940 and heifers $930. Bernard and Melissa Mahon, Stockyard, sold a Limousin bull for $1760 and 18-month-old steers for $1110. Jesse Zischke, Mt Tarampa, sold lines of Brahman steers, 16-18 months, for $1000. Graeme Duncan, Ma Ma Creek, sold 12-month-old Simmental steers for $990-$1100. Terry and Cheryl Ward, Postmans Ridge, sold 18-month-old Brangus steers for $1080. Glen Reinke, Grantham, sold 12-month-old Brangus heifers for $950.