A good quality yarding of 461 head were sold at Stariha Auctions Laidley cattle sale on Thursday. Prices continue to impress, with cattle reaching record rates. Cow and feeder prices were particularly strong. Solid support from Western and Downs buyers ensured terrific results for vendors.
Ian Lake, Rosewood, sold Charolais cows and calves for $3025. Ian and Marion Mason, Lowood, sold a mixed breed pen of cows for $2050. Denise Harris, Winwill, sold Droughtmaster steers for $2460. Terry Condrick, Forest Hill, sold Droughtmaster cows for $2120 and Charolais steer calves for $1300. Bill Kajewski, Summerholm, sold Droughtmaster cows for $2060. Bruce Greer, Flagstone Creek, sold Brangus cows for $2150 and $1990. Ron Gehrke, Summerholm, sold a pen of Brahman steers for $1620 and Brahman cows and calves for $2700. Leonard and Erryn Hoey, Summerholm, sold medium Angus cows for $1840 and $1790. Gary Theuerkauf, Mulgowie, sold Angus steers for $2380 and milk-tooth heifers for $2050. Ron and Carol Jackson, Fordsdale, sold Droughtmaster cows for $2010, heifers for $1860, feeders for $1990 and a line of weaner steers for $1730. Simon Hunter, Spring Creek, sold Angus and Hereford steers for $2190, $2130 and $1810. Abbeville Livestock, Mt Berryman, sold Droughtmaster steers for $2110 and $1920. Ian Groves, Ravensbourne, sold Angus yearling steers for $1720. Trevor Manteufel, Laidley, sold Angus steers for $1870. Tony Stariha, Mulgowie, sold a line of Brahman steers for $1610 and weaner heifers for $1250. Collins Grazing, Anduramba, sold lines of light Charbray feeder steers for $1700, $1670, $1620 and $1595. Grantley Burchmann, Ropeley, sold Droughtmaster steers for $1880. Col and Marg Duncan, Flagstone Creek, sold eight to 10-month-old Charolais weaner steers for $1750 and $1600. Terry O'Donoghue, Grandchester, sold Droughtmaster steers for $1705. Curtin Family, Mt Whitestone, sold Charolais weaner steers, six to eight months for $1590 and $1320. Jones Boys, Glamorganvale, sold Speckle Park vealers for $1315. Jesse Zischke, Mt Tarampa, sold Brahman steer calves for $1330 and $1145. Russell Yeoman, Rosewood, sold a line of Murray Grey vealer males for $1190.