Rain boosts demand for quality cows and calves at Biggenden

Rain boosts demand for quality cows and calves at Biggenden

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This line of 166 Droughtmaster cows and calves from Mundubbera sold to average $1677 at Biggenden store sale on Monday.

This line of 166 Droughtmaster cows and calves from Mundubbera sold to average $1677 at Biggenden store sale on Monday.

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There was a predominately breeder focus at Biggenden store sale on Monday.

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Burnett Livestock & Realty’s open auction store sale on Monday saw a rain affected yarding of 306 head. There was a predominately breeder focus with 181 x 181 cows and calves yarded.  While torrential rain forecasts kept cattle away it also put some depth in the demand for breeders.

A top quality line of Droughtmaster cows and calves from Mundubbera sold to a top of $1910 to average $1677. Quality Angus bulls sold to $3800. Droughtmaster cows from Mundubbera sold to $1130.  Charbray cross cows from Gin Gin sold to $970.  Crossbred cows from Bundaberg sold to $920. Murray Grey cross weaner steers from Cordalba sold for $620.  Charbray cross weaner heifers from Gayndah sold for $490.

The next Biggenden meatworks and store sale will be Thursday January 10.

The story Rain boosts demand for quality cows and calves at Biggenden first appeared on Queensland Country Life.

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