A TOTAL of 473 cattle were Bartholomew and Co’s Beaudesert store sale on Saturday. Auctioneer Garth Weatherall said a quality line-up of feeder steers came to hand selling to an easier market, while lines of weaner steers sold very well. PTIC heifers and young heifers with breeding potential were also well sought after.
Graham Isbell, Coulson, sold Charbray steers two years for $1350. Vin and Judy Slingsby, Beechmont, sold Limousin-cross steers 30 months for $1340. 18-month-old Charbray steers from David Kassulke, Bromelton, sold for $1170. Len and Jan Wilkinson, Bethania, sold Braford-cross steers 14 months for $960. Eurara, Innisplain, sold Brahman-cross steers 14 months for $970. Braford steers 12 months account Wundaburra Pastoral, Mt Archer, sold for $955. Moanba, Beaudesert, sold Brahman steers 12 months for $905. Michael and Cherryl Fraser, Mundoolun, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers 12 months for $895.
Droughtmaster weaner steers from Graeme and Sandra Orr, Kalbar, sold for $840. Limousin-cross weaner steers from Jon Stiller and Co, Allenview, made $775. Adele Kiernan, Laravale, sold two pens of Shorthorn heifers preg-tested in calf for $1200. Santa heifers ready to join account Logan Grazing, Innisplain, sold for $1035.
Graeme and Sandra Orr sold Droughtmaster weaner heifers for $1000. Peter Coleman, Toogoolawah, sold Simmental heifers 12 months for $860. Angus-cross weaner heifers from Vin and Judy Slingsby sold for $745. Wundaburra Pastoral Co sold Braford-cross weaner heifers for $700. Moanba sold Droughtmaster-cross weaner heifers for $675.
Michael and Shaan Eldridge, Moogerah sold Droughtmaster cows and calves for $1560. Hereford-cross cows and calves account Len and Jan Wilkinson sold for $1295. Vin and Judy Slingsby sold Murray Grey cows for $1255.
The next Beaudesert sale is the annual Euro Show and Sale on April 21.
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