There were 634 head yarded at Stariha Auctions Laidley cattle sale on Thursday.
Cows, feeder steers and heifers and quality weaners sold to a stronger market, while younger, plainer cattle remained firm.
Kent Barron, Derrymore, sold Droughtmaster cows for $1510-$1525 and 15-month-old heifers for $1080. Hoger Brothers, Ropeley, sold 6-8 month-old Charolais steer calves for an impressive $905. Mila Family Trust, Minden, sold a line of milk tooth Droughtmaster steers for $1100 and Droughtmaster yearlings, with steers making $870 and heifers $835.
Josh Byrne, Elimbah, sold Charbray heifers, 20 months, for $1140. Meandarra Pty Ltd, Boonah, sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for $780. Dan Kalinowski, Withcott, sold Droughtmaster cows for $1380. Anthony Howard, Tenthill, sold a Droughtmaster bull for $1675. Natalier Farms, Upper Tenthill, sold Euro cows to $1280. Noel Goltz, Junction View, sold Droughtmaster heifers, 22 months, for $1250.
Bruce Greer, Flagstone Creek, sold Brangus cows to $1500, heifers for $1340 and weaner steers for $660. Stephen Clark, Ingoldsby, sold Brahman cows for $1180 and Charolais steer calves for $595. Theresa Knight, Glen Cairn, sold medium cows for $1095. Wayne Hanson, Laidley, sold a line of Angus heifers for $755. Barry Court, Brightview, sold a line of Charbray steers for $790 and Droughtmaster heifers for $785.
Pat Speedy, Kalbar, sold lines of Brangus weaners, with steers making $725 and heifers $660. Jim O' Keeffe, Ingoldsby, sold a line of Charbray steer calves for $700. Rolly Donohue, Clarendon, sold Droughtmaster steers for $700. Brisbane Valley Protein, Coominya, sold lines of 3-4 month old Droughtmaster and Charolais calves for $340-$380. Cunningham Pastoral, Dugandan, sold a line of Charbray heifer calves for $540. Ken Klein, Cedarton, sold Droughtmaster cows and calves for $1020.