A good quality yarding of 1710 cattle at Sullivan Livestock's Gympie cattle sale on Monday saw the market for meatworks cattle being cheaper. Heavy feeder steers and quality weaner steers and heifers remained firm. Plainer types of weaner steers and heifers were harder to sell.
Quality Simmental cross steers from B and F Hartnell, Mooloo made 283c ($1302 and $1279). Droughtmaster cross steers from Don Law made 278c ($1340 and $1363). Droughtmaster cross steers from the Lindenberg family sold for 280c ($1286). Droughtmaster cross steers from Jeff and Cooie Hill, Maryborough sold for 280c ($1172 and $1156).
Dave Rodgers sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 278c ($1157). Droughtmaster cross steers from the Horne family made 260c ($908). Simmental cross steers from Darren Clem, Wonga made 285c ($773). Charbray steers from the Jarick family sold for 283c ($827). Droughtmaster steers from Barbara Williamson, Rosedale made 267c ($677). Droughtmaster steers from Alan May, Mt Perry made 284c to return ($554). Generally weaner steers sold from 225c to 284c.
Heavy feeder heifers were limited in supply and quality and sold to a top of 240c, most selling from 208c to 226c. Weaner heifers sold to a top of 228c most selling from 192c to 218c.
Cows and calves topped at $950.