Burnett Livestock & Realty held its last meatworks and store sale for 2018 on Monday, with 1799 head yarded on a hot day and tougher market. Quality cattle really shone above the plainer types, with quality related price variations. Cattle were drawn from Theodore, Calliope, Eidsvold, Monto, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Proston, Gympie, Bororen, Maryborough,
Four and six tooth Grey Brahman heifers from Gayndah sold for 278c/kg or $1377. Droughtmaster two to six tooth heifers from Mundubbera sold for 278c/kg or $1479. Four tooth Brangus heifers from Gaeta sold for 280c/kg or $1429.
Charolais cows from Theodore sold for 254c/kg or $1957. Grey Brahman cows from Gayndah sold for 248c/kg or $1439. Droughtmaster cows from Mundubbera sold for 244c/kg or $1347. Red Brahman cows from Brooweeena sold for 245c/kg or $1397. Brangus cows from Gaeta sold for 246c/kg or $1440. Droughtmaster cows from Biggenden made 248c/kg or $1191. Droughtmaster cows from Dallarnil sold for 253c/$1493.
Heavy bulls topped at 268c/$2762 – 1030kg.
Milk and two tooth Charbray steers from Wallaville sold for 310c/$1595. Milk and two tooth Charbray steers from Hervey Bay sold for 311c/$1497. Milk and two tooth Charbray steers from Biggenden sold for 305c/$1193. Milk and two tooth Droughtmaster steers from Childers sold for 295c/$1243. Milk and two tooth Angus steers from Mt Perry sold for 302c/$1258. Milk to four tooth Santa Gertrudis steers from Bundaberg sold for 295c/$1253.
Droughtmaster cross weaner steers from Gayndah sold for 330c/$667. Charbray weaner steers from Gaeta sold for 322c/$733. Crossbred weaner steers from Eidsvold sold for 394c/$789. Brangus weaner steers from Gaeta sold for 286c/$621. Charolais cross weaner steers from Wallaville sold for 290c/$613. Brangus weaner steers from Bauple sold for 296c/$636.
Crossbred heifers from Theodore sold for 256c/$781. Murray Grey cross heifers from Biggenden sold for 258c/$839. Angus cross heifers from Bundaberg sold for 246c/$902. Crossbred heifers from Binjour sold for 264c/$898. Brangus heifers from Mundubbera sold for 256c/$904. Brahman cross heifers from Gayndah sold for 258c/$811.
Charbray weaner heifers sold for 257c/$524. Simmental cross weaner heifers from Gayndah sold for 247c/$576. Angus cross weaner heifers from Mt Perry sold for 244c/$583. Angus cross weaner heifers from Proston sold for 246c/$527. Droughtmaster cross weaner heifers from Gayndah sold for 258c/$482. Brangus weaner heifers from Gaeta sold for 250c/$737.