There were 544 head sold at Stariha Auctions Woodford cattle sale on Monday. Prices held up well on a falling market, with solid support from western buyers and locals. Veal rates were easier.
John Chambers, Neurum, sold Santa cows for $1480, cows and calves for $1380 and weaner steers for $840. Jim and Kim Green, Mount Archer, sold Droughtmaster steer calves for $610. Joaquin and Vi Tapiolas, Kingscrub, sold quality Droughtmaster cross steers for $730. Premalaw Pty Ltd, Neurum, sold lines of Brangus cross steers for $850-$880 and heifers for $730.
Chris Watson, Wamuran, sold Brahman steers for $560. N L Dunn, Glenfern, sold Angus cross steer calves for $590. Silas Holdings, Coominya, sold lines of Brangus, Charbray and Droughtmaster heifers for $635. David Ringelstein, Kilcoy, sold the top steer for $1590. Terry Pratten, Kilcoy, sold a line of Santa cows for $1040.