Blackall Combined Agents yarded 2150 head at the weaner and store sale this week. Cattle were sourced locally from Blackall,Isisford Tambo, Charleville and Barcaldine along with consignments of cattle from, Muttaburra, Aramac, Jericho , Emerald and Longreach.
Steers over 550kg sold to 289.2c, average 272.2c, steers 400-550kg made 287.2c, average 259.8c, steers 350-400kg reached 283.2c, average 254.8c, steers 280-350kg made 288.2c, average 249.5c, steers 220-280kg sold to 290.2c, averaging 218.7c, and steers under 220kg sold to 276.2c, average 269.2c. Mickeys made to 268.2c, to average 202.4c.
Cows and calves made to $1220/unit, average $1163.53/unit.
Heifers over 450kg sold to 241.2c, averaging 221.5c, heifers 350-450kg made 244.2c, average 213.8c, heifers 280-350kg reached 224.2c, average 198.8c, heifers 220-280kg sold to 250.2c, averaging 209.5c, and heifers under 220kg made 214.2c, average 187.9c.
Bulls over 450kg made 264.2c, average 212.6c, and bulls under 450kg sold to 264.2c, average 209c.
Cows 300-400kg sold to 145c, average 94.5c, cows 400-500kg made 219.2c, average 178.4c, and cows over 500kg reached 220.2c, to average 207.8c.
AG Little, Lanifer, Winton, sold Santa cross steers making 272.2c weighing 456kg returning $1243/hd. Bloomfield Pastoral Company, Blackall, sold quality Droughtmaster steers topping at 283c weighing 362kg to return $ 1027/hd.
Wec Industries, Mellew, Barcaldine sold Angus cross steers to 290.2c weighing 267kg to return $774.97/hd. DR and LM Kelly, Darrlee Downs, Barcaldine sold Charolais steers to 290.2c weighing 225.8 returning $655.37/hd.
Cashmere Cattle Company, Inverness, Muttaburra store steers reaching 289c weighing 270kg. Atkinson Pastoral Company, Inverness, Muttaburra sold steers for 289c to weigh 270kg.
FJ and JG Manwearing, Ballygar, Aramac sold Santa steers topping at 288c weighing 275kg. Girrahween Grazing, Maylands, Aramac sold Droughtmaster steers to 280.2c at 294.2kg to return $824.38/hd.
Copai Pastoral Co, Politic, Aramac sold Droughtmaster steers making 282.2c weighing 291kg returning $821/hd. Copai Pastoral, Patricia Park, Adavale sold Santa cross steers to 270c weighing 278.3kg returning $751.50/hd.
David and Penny Wells / The Hanrahan family, Lisgool, sold quality Charbray steers at 270c averaging 224.3kg to return a head value of $605.70. Mitchell Britton, Sandilla, Winton, sold Santa cross steers to 270c weighing 515kg returning $1390.50.
JA and KJ Jenkins, Namarua, Winton sold Simmental cross heifers to 210c at 387kg returning $814.50/hd. Clarenden Cattle Co, Clarenden, Blackall sold Brahman cross heifers making 244.2c weighing 362kg returning $885/hd.
Arrabury Pastoral Co, Tarves, Blackall sold a very good draft of Santa/Charolais/Angus cross heifers making 250.2c weighing 244kg returning $611/hd.
GGP Pastoral, Smiths Lagoon, Isisford sold Angus heifers at 210c weighing 272.5kg to return $572.25/hd, and Angus steers at 279.2kg weighing 295.6kg to return $825.39/hd.
Atkinson Pastoral Company, Inverness, Muttaburra sold Droughtmaster cows and calves for $1220/unit. The Birchley family, Gartmore, Tambo sold Braford bullocks making 277.2c weighing 697kg returning $1932/hd.
Gaza Grazing Co, Janet Downs, Longreach sold Brahman cross cows making 220.2c weighing 607kg returning $1336/hd. DJ and P Milne, Tandarra, Longreach sold Brahman bulls making 260.2c weighing 743kg returning $1935 /hd.
The Pearson family from, Terrick Terrick, Blackall sold big Santa bulls weighing 965 kg at 240.2c returning $1701.96/hd. Harry Glasson, Greenlaw, Yaraka sold Santa bull to 234.2c weighing 1055kg returning $2470/hd.
Ewen Plains Grazing sold Brahman cows for 205.2c weighing 551kg to return $1130.65/hd. Cashmere Cattle Company, Inverness, Muttaburra sold Droughtmaster prime cows to 214c weighing 541kg to return $1158head.
Atkinson Pastoral Company, Inverness, Muttaburra sold quality heavy Droughtmaster heifers to 242c weighing 490kg to return $1185/hd. Pearce Pastoral Co, Mernoo, Ilfracombe sold Brahman cross cows to 215c at 508.7kg returning $1094.74/hd.