Blackall combined agents yarded a total of 1623 head of cattle at the weekly fat and store sale. The market, as trending throughout the week, was stronger around 5c/kg to 10c throughout all lines.
Cattle were sourced from Blackall, Tambo, Quilpie, Julie Creek, Barcaldine, Mount Isa and Winton.
JL and LI Davison, Helen Downs, Julia Creek, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers for 420.2c averaging 329.4kg returning $1384/head.
Kemp Grazing P/L, MacFarlane Downs, Tambo, sold Santa Gertrudis-cross heifers for 356.2c averaging 369.2kg returning $1315.
Trinidad Pastoral Co, Trinidad, Quilpie, sold Shorthorn-cross bulls for 300.2c averaging 772.5kg returning $2319. They also sold Shorthorn steers for 400c averaging 275kg returning $1100.
N and T Williams, Macfarlane Downs, Tambo, sold Angus heifers for 414.2c averaging 367.1kg returning $1520.
Duthie Park Grazing Co, Duthie Park, Blackall, sold very good Santa-cross heavy heifers to 346.2c at 590kg to return $2042. They also sold a draft of very good quality weaners with the steers topping at 510.2c and averaging 274kg, returning an average of $1366 and topping at $1536, and sold heifers for a top of 478.2c at 285kg to return $1363.
Clarenden Cattle Co, Clarenden, Blackall, sold good fat cows for 318.2c at 522kg to return $1662. Swan Hill Cattle Co, Swan Hill, Blackall, sold cows for 318.2c at 595kg to return $1893, also selling heavy heifers for 362.2c at 470kg to return $1700.
Daphne Tengbom, Waterloo, Barcaldine, sold very good heavy cows for 318.2c at 642kg to return $2044.
Moonbong Partnership, Ravensbourne, Blackall, sold Santa Gertrudis steers for 367.2c weighing a top of 635kg to return $2331 and Santa Gertrudis bulls for 313.2c weighing 675kg to return $2114
Tewinga Pastoral Company, Flora Downs, Mount Isa, sold a line of 394kg Droughtmaster-cross cows topping at 298.2c to average 283c and return $1118.
Landsborough Santas, Teviot, Winton, sold Santa cows to a top of 310c weighing 536kg to return $1663. They also Santa heifers to a top of 340c weighing 456kg to return $143.
GW R and MJ Bauer, Greendale, Tambo, sold Brahman cows to a top of 310c weighing 523kg to return $1624. Ben Daley and Prue Fargher, Warnambool Downs, Winton, sold Brahman cows to a top of 292c weighing 457kg to return $1336.