Burnett Livestock & Realty’s meatworks and store sale on Monday saw a yarding of 803 head. Very good rain over most of the region fired up the market with a 40c/kg increase in the sale average.
Trade bullocks 500kg-600kg sold to 300c, up 9c on last sale, and cows over 500kg sold to 270c, up 18c. Cows 400 to 500kg sold to 251c, up 16c. Feeder steers 400kg to 500kg sold to a top of 303c, up 15c, while steers 300kg to 400kg sold to 304c, up 21c. Steers 200kg to 300kg sold to 375c, up 96c on last fortnight. Heifers 300kg to 400kg sold for 333c, up 89c and heifers 200kg to 300kg sold to 294c, up 54c.
Milk and two tooth Crossbred steers from Mundubbera sold for 300c/$1545. Crossbred cows from Mundubbera sold for 270c/$1513. Brangus cows from Bundaberg sold for 269c/$1635. Droughtmaster cows from Bundaberg sold for 268c/$1555. Charolais cows from Bundaberg sold for 267c/$1736. Charbray cows from Gin Gin sold for 251c/$1237. Brahman cows from Gin Gin sold for 250c/$1238. Four to eight tooth trade heifers from Gin Gin sold for 249c/$1146. Heavy Droughtmaster bulls from Gin Gin sold for 278c/$2531. Heavy Brahman bulls from Gayndah sold for 279c/$2387.
Milk to four tooth Brahman cross steers from Gin Gin sold to 292c/$1409. Milk to two tooth Crossbred steers from Mundubbera sold to 288c/$1325. Milk tooth Charbray steers from Thangool sold for 303c/$1286. Milk tooth Crossbred steers from Boompa sold for 303c/$1249. A line of Brangus steers from Bucca sold for 321c/$947. Crossbred weaner steers from Mundubbera sold for 329c/$742. South Devon cross weaner steers from Biggenden sold for 315c/$769. Light weight Belmont Red cross steers from Gin Gin sold for 375c/$762.
Milk tooth Charbray heifers from Thangool sold for 333c/$1299. Milk and two tooth Crossbred heifers from Biggenden sold for 270c/$855. Milk tooth Crossbred heifers from Hervey Bay sold for 278c/$799. Milk tooth Belmont Red cross heifers from Gin Gin sold for 272c/$783. Brangus weaner heifers from Bucca sold for 288c/$561. Charolais cross weaner heifers from Biggenden sold for 284c/$568. Charbray weaner heifers from Monduran sold for 280c/$606. Crossbred weaner heifers from Mt Maria sold for 272c/$558.
The next meatworks and store sale will be Monday November 5.