Market Report 22/10/2021
Cattle Prices Soar to New Highs at Toogoolawah
Weaner Steers to $1990/head
Welcomed rain across a large area has sent backgrounder cattle prices to a new level. This week’s yarding consisted of mainly weaner and backgrounder cattle as feeder number shorten. Tandora Grazing of Maryborough sold a line of 41, eight- to ten-month-old Charbray x weaner steers for $1990/head. G & N Scholl of Gatton sold 8-month-old Charbray weaner steers for $1840/head. P & R O’Brien of Gayndah sold Charolais x steers 14mths old for $1930/head. Coal Creek Angus of Esk sold Angus weaner steers 6-months old for $1830/head. G & N Stark of Crows Nest sold Angus cross weaner steers 6-months old for $1810/head.
L & M North of Wivenhoe sold Simmental x weaner steers 6-months old for $1720/head. G, R & M Bauer of Tambo sold Brahman x light weaner steers for $1650/head, $1630/head & $1560/head. Sarger P/L of Kilcoy sold light Charolais x weaner steers for $1640/head. B & C Hardy of Emu Creek sold Bazadais x steers 12-months old for $1980/head. Dale Bennett of Ivory Creek sold Charbray x weaner steers calves three months old for $1220/head.
Weaner and backgrounder heifers were in strong demand as re-stockers competed to secure cattle as number shorten across the state. Mark Tilley of Beaudesert sold quality Santa heifers 14mths old for $1890/head. Peter Simpson of Commissioners Flat sold Santa x heifers 14mths for $1750/head. J D Lex of Coominya sold Droughtmasters x heifers 16mths old for $1860/head. Palikes P/L of Esk sold Droughtmaster x weaner heifers for $1790/head. JF, JM & RM Cross of Kumbia sold quality Brahman heifers 16mths old for $1780/head
Tandora Grazing of Maryborough sold a line of 31 Charbray x weaner heifers, 8-months old sold for $1800/head, with their Limousin x heifers topping at $1650/head. Vedelago Family of Gatton sold Charolais x weaner heifers for $1670/head. G & N Scholl of Gatton sold a quality pen of Charolais x weaner heifers 8-months old for $1670/head. Bottle Tree Operations of Spring Creek sold Charolais weaner heifers 6-8months old for $1670/head. Colinton Pastoral sold Charbray weaner heifers for $1680/head.
R & T Richards of Manumbar sold Charolais x weaner heifers 6-8mths for $1550/head. G, R & M Bauer sold Charbray weaners 6months old for $1480 & $1440/head, with the Brahman weaner heifers topping at $1230/head. Colinton Past sold Charbray heifer calves 5 months old for $1300/head.
Limited number of Cows and Calves were yarded this week with a pen of Charbray Cows and Calves account WJ & KA Lefoe selling for $2850/head. J & S Pastoral sold a quality Red Brahman Cows PTIC for $2560/head and some Brangus x PTIC cows for $2460/head. P & R O’Brien of Gayndah sold aged store conditioned PTIC Red Brangus x cows for $2060, $1940/head. Shepherdson and Boyd thank all their valued vendors, buyers and underbidders on a successful sale. Bookings open for our next sale on the 5th of November starting at 9am.
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