Feeder steers sold to $1780/head and steer calves to $1410 at the Toogoolawah sale on October 9, where 1300 head was yarded.
Feedlot buyers and southern competition led the buying field to achieve an excellent result in the dry south east Queensland area.
Milk-tooth Charbray steers from the Clifford family, Thangool, sold for $1780/head. Tandora, Maryborough, sold 18-month steers for $1680 and Charolais-cross steers for $1240.
Ninbah Pastoral Co, Beaudesert, sold 14-month Simmental-cross steers for $1600 and $1570. Trevor Kellaway, Hazledean, had 14-month Santa/Angus steers for $1530.
Cecil Heit, Woodford, sold 10-12-month Braford steers for $1360. W and A Oxenford sold 10-month Angus-cross steers for $1350. Watonga Grazing Co, Middlemount, sold Hereford steer calves for $1410 and $1380. Brisbane Valley Pastoral Co sold Droughtmaster steers 12-14 months for $1410 and $1280. Wade and Megan Stretton had Charolais-cross steers 10 months for $1320.
J and R Lowther, Jimna, had 5-6-month Angus-cross steers for $920. D and S Kelly, Nanango, sold Speckled Park-cross steers 18 months for $1460. Darren Varley had Droughtmaster-cross steers for $1300.
Ray Richards sold 8-month Charolais steers for $1100. B and B Pastoral Co, Wamuran, sold Charolais-cross steers 12-14 months for $1260 and Angus-cross for $1300 and $1250.
Feedlot heifers were in great demand, lead by Merv Burow with milk-tooth Charolais-cross heifers for $1610. J and N Knight, Esk, sold 18-month Santa heifers for $1450.
Tandora Charolais-cross heifers sold for $1450 and 8-month grey Brahman heifers for $1060. Charbray and Angus-cross heifer calves 5-6 months in light condition sold for $860, $840 and $890.
Brisbane Valley Pastoral Co sold 14-month Droughtmaster heifers for $1320 and $1260. Peter Simpson, Commissioner Flat, sold a quality line of Brangus heifers for $1340.
W and A Oxenford sold 10-12-month heifers for $1230. Watonga Grazing Co sold Droughtmaster/Hereford-cross heifer weaners for $1300, $1210 and $1070. A and A Fitzgerald, Esk, sold Charolais-cross heifer calves for $1010.
KDS Partnership had Charolias-cross heifers 10 months for $1000. Mixhill of Conondale had Charolais-cross heifer calves for $1030. G and L Nugent sold Droughtmaster heifers 8-10 months for $1050. B and B Pastoral Co, Wamuran, had Angus-cross heifers 12 months for $1220.
Quality Brahman-cross cows and calves from Woodford sold for $1830/unit. Light condition Charolais-cross cows and calves sold for $1480. PTIC Charbray cows from Bellmere Lodge sold for $1660.
Mary Birchley, Eidsvold, sold a good quality line of PTIC Charbray and Brahman-cross cows, fetching $1430, $1410, $1390, the best results for the Birchley family for a long time. Ivery Downs sold a line of light conditioned empty Angus-cross heifers for $1050.