There were 925 head yarded at Stariha Auctions Laidley cattle sale on Thursday. All buyers were in attendance, although all were operating with reduced rates. With local conditions still hard, good buyer support came from Downs and Western buyers.
LJ & S Reinke, Mt Sylvia, sold lines of 20-month-old Santa steers for $1195-$1205. Ian Roberts, Ma Ma Creek, sold Charbray steers, 22 months, for $1310. Valley View Graziers, Blenheim, sold milk tooth Santa heifers for $1240 and cows for $1140. Kevin and Daphne Koplick, Forest Hill, sold milk tooth Hereford heifers for $1070.
Terry Condrick, Forest Hill, sold Limousin heifers for $905. Ian Lindenmayer, Mt Sylvia, sold a Charolais bull for $1600. Scott Wright, Ingoldsby, sold a line of Droughtmaster heifers for $800. The Lehmann family, Coolana, sold a young Charolais bull for $1490. Kurt and Tamara Kammholz, Summerholm, sold milk tooth Droughtmaster heifers for $915.
Meandarra Pty Ltd, Boonah, sold Droughtmaster cows for $1000. Silas Holdings, Coominya, sold lines of young Droughtmaster cows for $745-$760 and calves for $490. Jaimie and Deborah Varcoe, Milford, sold Brangus heifers for $695. Doug Gelhaar, Ingoldsby, sold Brahman heifers for $900. Bob Crapp, Withcott, sold a line of Euro heifers for $1000.
Steve Neuendorf, Flagstone Creek, sold Santa steers for $975. Ken Morris, West Haldon, sold Charbray steers for $1280. Angus yearling steers from Haden sold for $900. Leon Manteufel, Marburg, sold a line of Hereford cross steers for $885. Lynn Krisanski, sold Brahman steers for $740.
Roger Marshall, Townson, sold Brahman steers for $845. Henry Dippel, Thornton, sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for $710 and heifers for $720. Michael and Madonna Lyons, Thornton, sold Droughtmaster cross steer calves for $610. Jayke Jackwitz, Lowood, sold Charolais calves, with steers making $600 and heifers $520.