Monto Cattle and Country yarded 545 head for their fortnightly fat and store sale on Wednesday.
Cattle were drawn from the local district plus Lowmead, Biloela, Jambin and Boyne Valley areas. Strong markets prevailed for all descriptions.
Heavy bulls sold from 359 to 385c/kg topping at $3905 while no bullocks were yarded for this sale. M and S Williams sold Charbray cross cows for $2905 or 409c. W and A Goody sold 590kg Santa cross cows for 404c or $2380. P, J and J Pownall's Brahman cows weighing 463kg sold for 407c or $1907 and six-tooth heifers for 438c or $2026. Santa cross store cows 432kg sold for 368c or $1592. Brahman store cows 334kg sold for 378c or $1265.
Waratah Pastoral penned Droughtmaster Brangus cross No. 0 steers weighing 430kg, selling for 520c or $2240. B and A Warden's Santa cross No. 1 steers sold for 649c or $2213. McGuigan and Co sold 390kg Braford EU steers for $2270 or 583c. V and A Goody penned Droughtmaster No. 1 steers, selling for 699c or $1980. Charbray weaner steers averaging 235kg sold for $1682 or 741c. N and J Keitley's Droughtmaster weaner steers sold from 759 to 779c and topped at $1933. B and K Farmer's quality 178kg Droughtmaster steers sold for 777c or $1385. N Mossman, Ubobo, sold Droughtmaster Brahman cross weaner steers for 779c or $1780.
Aged Brahman cross cows and calves made $2480/unit. L and A Marshall and family sold Charbray heifers weighing 345kg for 501c or $1730. N and J Keitley's Droughtmaster No. 0 heifers returned $1740 or 491c. Brangus cross heifers from Lowmead sold for $1565. 270kg Droughtmaster heifers sold for 513c or $1390. T and R Clarke's Droughtmaster cross weaner heifers sold for 721c or $1404. J and A Devillers Charbray weaner heifers sold for 711c or $1393. N Mossman's Droughtmaster weaner heifers made 727c or $1340.