Burnett Livestock & Realty’s meatworks and store sale saw a yarding of 1527 on Tuesday. Quality cattle shone through as the season continues to toughen. Better quality weaner heifers and steers sold to a stronger than expected market while feeder weight steers and heifers had some quality related easing.
Cattle were drawn from Chinchilla, Mundubbera, Monto, Calliope, Murgon, Goomeri, Gympie, Gayndah, Gin Gin, Lowmead, Maryborough, Childers, Rosedale, Yandaran and all local areas.
Four and six tooth crossbred bullocks from Hervey Bay for 283c/$1486. Two and four tooth bullocks from Gin Gin sold for 265c/$1465. Eight tooth Brahman bullocks from Bucca for 269c/$1346.
Charbray two tooth heifers from Gin Gin sold for 259c/$1257. Six tooth Brahman heifers from Bucca sold for 245c/$1262. Two and four tooth Droughtmaster heifers from Maryborough sold for 265c/$1511. Six tooth Brahman heifers from Booyal sold for 265c/$1365. Six tooth crossbred heifers from Boompa sold for 263c/$1447.
Droughtmaster cows from Byrnestown sold for 232c/$1232. Brahman cross cows from Didcot sold for 229c/$1206. Grey Brahman cows from Gayndah sold for 236c/$1220. Brahman cows from Goodnight Scrub sold for 233c/$1171. Grey Brahman cows from Ban Ban Springs sold for 237c/$1307. Hereford cows from Eidsvold sold for 232c/$1538. Brangus cows from Mundubbera sold for 227c/$1196. Brahman cross cows from Proston sold for 234c/$1200.
Milk and two tooth crossbred steers from Biggenden sold for 280c/$1386. Two tooth Charbray steers from Gin Gin sold for 272c/kg or $1187. Two tooth Senepol cross steers from Scotchy Pocket sold for 267c/$1215. Milk tooth Droughtmaster steers from Eidsvold sold for 281c/$944. Milk tooth Brangus steers from Mundubbera for 267c/$837.
Charbray weaner steers from Eidsvold sold for 298c/$769. Charbray weaner steers from Goodnight Scrub sold for 288c/$844. Droughtmaster weaner steers from Hivesville for 282c/$723. Santa Gertrudis weaner steers from Gayndah sold for 288c/$947. Limousin weaner steers from Boompa sold for 288c/$821. Charbray weaner steers from Childers sold for 286c/$872. Droughtmaster weaner steers from Bundaberg sold for 290c/$906. Simmental weaner steers from Windera sold for 286c/$844.
Milk tooth crossbred heifers from Proston sold for 250c/$929. Milk tooth crosssbred heifers from Eidsvold sold for 250c/$903. Milk tooth Droughtmaster heifers from Coringa sold for 261c/$919. Milk tooth speyed heifers from Gooroolba for 256c/$967.
Grey Brahman weaner heifers from Gayndah sold for 260c/$577. Charbray weaner heifers from Eidsvold sold for 248c/$570. Brangus weaner heifers from Mundubbera sold for 257c/$878. Droughtmaster weaner heifers from Childers sold for 236c/$527. Simmental weaner heifers from Aramara sold for 255c/$618. Angus weaner heifers from Bundaberg sold for 255c/$786.
The next meatworks and store sale will be on Monday February 4.