Numbers dropped to 350 head for Monto Cattle & Country’s fortnightly Fat & Store Sale on Wednesday, August 29 but the markets firmed 20-30c/kg with the whole sale 20c dearer on average.
Heavy bulls sold to $2540 or 259c. Trade steers 580kg a/c Burnett Valley Pork sold to 270c or $1570. Droughtmaster cross bullocks 607kg sold to $1620 or 267c.
Salisbury Farming penned Santa grain-assisted cows to realise $1400 or 238c. Bill and Beryl Avis sold Droughtmaster cows to 229c or $1425. KJ Jensen penned Droughtmaster cross cows 539kg to make 216c. John Hotz Brahman cross cows sold to 229c or $1323.
Ian McLaughlan penned Droughtmaster No.7 steers 350kg which sold to 260c or $910. EG Dennis penned Brangus steers 268kg to return $670. Alan and Rhonda Price sold light Brangus steers 182kg to make 245c or $447.
Dawami Partnership sold Santa cross 395kg No.7 heifers to realise 248c or $980 and Brahman No.7 heifers 373kg for 246c. BC, J & PL Pownall penned Brahman cross 334kg heifers which made 240c or $803. Alan and Rhonda Price’s light Brangus heifers sold to 243c. Generally weaner heifers sold from 205-243c.
Monto’s All Breeds Bull Sale is on Saturday, September 8 starting at 10am and will be followed by the Spring Fat & Store Sale on Wednesday September 15.