THE 2019 Ray White Livestock Brangus Commercial Female Sale, like others held recently at the Central Queensland Livestock Exchange in Gracemere, generated keen interest and solid trade.
According to a report issued after the sale, "a top line up of 215 head" of Brangus Commercial Females were presented at the Brangus Society Sale on October 14 for gross sales of $174,315.
Heifers, the report said, were in high demand with the lines of No. 8s & No.9s averaging $810/hd and topping out at $1100/hd.
Ross and Lorraine Prange, Mt Larcom, topped the sale with their pen of four No.8 heifers selling to Peba Pastoral, Gracemere for $1100.
Brent and Maree Woodard, Parkes Brangus Duaringa, sold 26 No. 8 EU heifers to a top of $975 to MV Brangus, Kandanga, and John Collins, Yaraandoo Brangus Gogango, sold seven No.8 heifers for $950 to Beeblee Pastoral Company, Nebo.
Rob and Nadia Campbell, Goondicum Pastoral Co. Monto, parted with 33 heifers, selling to a ceiling of $850/hd for a pen of No. 8 EU heifers bought by Lisco Farming, Brightly.
Bruce and Leanne Woodard and family, Bonox Brangus Taroom, sold a great run of 119 No.9 heifers to top at $980/hd for a pen of five heifers, which were bought by AG & LD McKinlay, Springsure.
Andrew Clarke and Kellie Kime, Clarke Livestock & Co, Garnant, sold nine heifers to a top price of $880 for a pen of five heifers sold to MV Brangus, Kandanga.
Nev and Karen Tarry, Coal Dust Brangus, Monto, sold 10 No.9 heifers to top at $700 for a pen of five heifers, which went to the Kahma Family Trust, Farleigh.
Greg and Sandra Drake, Namara Brangus Westwood, sold a pen of No.9 heifers to top at $620 to Comiskey Earthmoving, Marmor.
A spokesman for Ray White Livestock Rockhampton thanked the various vendors, buyers and underbidders.