Blackall combined agents yarded 4060 head at the fat and store sale on July 9 with mixed quality through all categories.
The market eased across the board with select top quality cattle still receiving strong competition. All processors were in attendance and operating.
Cattle were drawn from the Blackall, Tambo, Aramac, Jericho, Isisford, Longreach, Hughenden, Richmond and Julia Creek districts.
Bulls under 450kg sold to 318.2c, average 310.3c, and bulls over 450kg made 326.2c, average 294.9c.
Cows 300-400kg sold to 270c, average 232c, cows 400-500kg made 294.2c, average 250.6c, and cows over 500kg reached 288.2c, to average 275.5c.
Heifers under 220kg made 396.2c, average 301.9c, heifers 220-280kg sold to 376.2c, averaging 304c, heifers 280-350kg reached 382.2c, average 337.6c, heifers 350-450kg made 371.2c, average 316c, and heifers over 450kg sold to 322.2c, averaging 291c.
Steers under 220kg sold to 444.2c, average 373.7c, steers 220-280kg sold to 444.2c, averaging 375.3c, steers 280-350kg made 412.2c, average 372.2c, steers 350-400kg reached 390.2c, average 367.1c, steers 400-550kg made 376.2c, average 337.4c, and steers over 550kg sold to 337c, average 312.7c.
Mickeys made to 339.2c, to average 295.7c.
Cows and calves made to $1750/unit, averaging $1413.05/unit.
Teeraa Holdings and R and T Jensen, Prairie Downs, Blackall, sold EU Braham cows to 275c weighing 491kg to return $1350.25. WEC Industries Pty Ltd, Mellew, Barcaldine, sold Angus cross cows to 276.2c weighing 604.6kg to return $1670.02.
Maranda Pastoral, Maranda, Barcaldine, sold Brahman cross cows to 270.2c weighing 557kg to return $1505.01. G and S Laidler, Kappa Ki, Longreach, sold Angus cows selling to 280c weighing 656.3kg to return $1837.50. DA and JH Scobie, Parkdale, Blackall, sold Brahman cross steers to 352.2c weighing 395kg to return $1391.19.
Edkins Campbell and Co, Bimbah, Longreach, sold Charolais cross steers to 360c weighing 460kg to return $1656. JE and LJ Nunn, Sunnyside, Longreach, sold Charolais cross steers to 375c weighing 362.2kg to return $1358.33. They also sold Charolais cross heifers to 306.2 weighing 435kg to return $1331.97.
DC and HA Stevens, Orlando, Neila, sold a run of Brahman and Brahman cross heifer to 339.2c weighing 193.4kg to return $636.74. N and L MacDonald, Coolatai, Blackall, sold Murray Grey cross heifers for 365.2c averaging 288.6kg returning $1053.86/head They also sold Murray Grey cross steers for 387.2c averaging 380kg returning $1471.36/head.
CS and RH Angus, Glenariff, Prairie, sold Droughtmaster bull for 309.2c at 760kg returning $2349.92. They also sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 426.2c averaging 220kg returning $937.64/head. Bull Creek Pty Ltd, Terrick Terrick, Blackall, sold Santa Gertrudis heifers for 359.2c averaging 397.2kg returning $1426.82/hd.
TJ Dowling, Coleraine Station, Richmond, sold Charolais cross steers for 380.2c averaging 359.7kg to return $1367.57/hd. Winks Grazing Company, Charlville, sold Angus cross cows for 275.2c weighing 545kg to return $1502. Kurrboo Livestock, Blackall, sold Santa cross cows for 271.2kg weighing 468kg to return $1542.
LM and LJ Fielder, Oakvale, Aramac, sold a quality run of steers topping at 373.2c weighing 447kg to return $1665. RA James, Salt Creek, Jericho, sold Droughtmaster cross steers at 370.2c to weigh 308kg to return $1141. ED and JT Atkinson, Lisburne, Blackall, sold heavy heifers to 319.2c weighing 480kg to return $1532.
R and J Keogh, Amaroo, Blackall, sold a quality run of heifers topping at 382c to weigh 312kg to return $1195. SK Investment, Amaroo, Blackall, sold Droughtmaster heifers for 368.2kg to weight 363kg to return $1331. RK and L Politch, Wool Scour, Blackall, sold Brahman cross cows for 280c weighing 715kg to return $2003.
GC and JA Peak, Purtora, Blackall, sold Charolais cross cows for 284.2c weighing 627kg to return $1782. Benalla Stud Grazing, Monavale, Hughenden, sold Angus cross cows for 280.2c weighing 622.2kg returning $1743. They also sold Brahman cross heifers for 294.2c weighing 615kg to return $1809.
Pigurra Grazing Co, Forest Hill, Blackall, sold Shorthorn cows for 276.2c weighing 503kg to return $1391. They also sold Shorthorn heifers for 300c weighing 453kg returning $1359 and a pen of Shorthorn steers for 326.2c weighing 583kg to return $1903. P and DA Pidgeon, Glenroy, Stonhenge, sold Santa heifers for 282.2c weighing 468kg returning $1321.
Granville Properties, Granville, Quilpie, sold Santa steers for 306.3c weighing 635kg to return $1944. Keough, Wirth and Pedley, Boonmerrie, Longreach, sold Shorthorn cross steers for 304.2c weighing 515kg to return $1566. RA and TL Bambling, Glenavon, Aramac, sold Charolais cross steers for 376.2c weighing 410kg returning $1542.
Keough, Wirth and Pedley, Boonmerrie, Longreach, sold Shorthorn cross steers for 348.2c weighing 403kg to return $1405. RK and L Politch, Wool Scour, Blackall, sold Braford cross steers for 430.2c weighing 257kg returning $1107. Ashley Smith, Strathroy, Hughenden, sold Droughtmaster steers for 418.2c weighing 240kg to return $1005.
P and DA Pidgeon, Glenroy, Stonehenge, sold Santa steers for 414.2c weighing 222kg returning $922. Cameron Woltmann, Lydia, Winton sold Charolais cross steers for 436.2c weighing 217kg to return $949. They also sold Charolais cross heifers for 396.2c weighing 219kg returning $867.
Gunnerside Cattle Co, Gunnerside, Hughenden, sold Brangus heifers for 372.2c weighing 218kg returning $812. RA and TL Bambling, Glenavon, Aramac, sold Charolais cross heifers for 362.2c weighing 288kg to return $1046. Mildura Grazing Trust, Mildura, Barcaldine, sold Brahman steers for 444.2c weighing 188kg to return $838.43/hd.
LA and ZE McAuliffe, Stagmount, Aramac, sold Santa Gertrudis steers for 444.2c weighing 213.1kg to return $946.49/hd. Louise McAuliffe, Stagmount, Aramac, sold Santa Gertrudis steers for 390.2c weighing 397.5kg to return $1551.05/hd. AJ and RM Coyne, Cavendish, Alpha, sold Charolais steers for 374.2c weighing 508.3kg to return $1902.18/hd.
The Thomas family Trust, Beaconsfield, Ilfracombe, sold Angus steers for 412.2c weighing 218.3kg to return $899.98/hd. B and T Dawson, Upshot, Longreach, sold Angus heifers for 340.2c weighing 307.3kg to return $1045.46/hd. Les Russell, Paradise Downs, Blackall, sold Charolais heifers for 365c weighing 360kg to return $1314/hd. Moonbong Partnership, Chatham, Charleville, sold Santa Gertrudis cows for 288.2c weighing 681.1kg to return $1962.85/hd.
Bailey Properties, Paradise Downs, Blackall, sold Charolais heifers for 376.2c weighing 252.1kg to return $948.42/hd. Daniel Cann sold Angus heifers for 350.2c weighing 236.8kg to return $829.42/hd. BD Fegan Pty Ltd, Kelloshiel, Julia Creek, sold Droughtmaster steers for 364.2c weighing 281.1kg to return $1023.66/hd. RW and AM Medill, Arundel, Ilfracombe, sold Droughtmaster steers for 362.2c weighing $1180.77/hd.
The next Blackall sale will be a store and fat sale this Thursday.