Monto Market Strong
Monto Cattle & Country’s fortnightly Fat & Store cattle sale saw 434 head yarded. All markets held very strong particularly feeder steers and young cattle.
Heavy bulls sold from 298 to 317c/kg, however no bullocks were yarded for this sale. John Hotz yarded Brahman cross cows which averaged 490kg to return $1380 or 282c/kg. I & L Rideout’s 540kg Red Brahman cows sold for 283c/kg or $1530. P & N Jamieson sold Charbray cows for $1600 or 282c/kg. Charbray store cows on account of Barlu Farms averaged 412kg for $1165 or 282c/kg.
R & K Staines yarded Senepol cross No. 9 steers averaging 415kg which sold for 430 and 425c/kg topping at $1787. K Hockey’s 384kg No. 9 Brahman cross steers sold for 430c/kg or $1650. 416kg Braford steers sold for 425c/kg or $1770.
Santa No. 0 steers weighing 375kg on account of KJ Keiler returned $1650 or 440c/kg. VI & AC Goody’s 350kg Droughtmaster cross No. 0 steers sold for 452c/kg or $1587. IK & TD Sanderson’s 465kg No. 0 Charolais feeder steers made 435c/kg or $2022. CC Horrocks penned Charbray cross No. 0 steers weighing 397kg to realise 437c/kg or $1735. Droughtmaster steers weighing 238kg on account of N & J Keitley sold for 514c/kg or $1227. RC Bowman’s Charbray weaner steers sold for $1115 or 550c/kg. Barlu Farms sold 205kg Charbray weaner steers for 592c/kg or $1210 and reached a sale record of 620c/kg for their 155kg steers to make $960.
NG Mossman’s aged Brahman cows and calves sold for $2040 a unit.
Leon Turner sold 300kg Charbray No. 0 heifers for 418c/kg or $1260. IK & TD Sanderson sold Charolais cross heifers weighing 318kg for 432c/kg or $1375. N & J Keitley’s Droughtmaster heifers averaged 280kg returning 455c/kg or $1272. Braford heifers weighing 210kg sold for 470c/kg or $985. Brangus weaner heifers 212kg sold for $1035 or 488c/kg. DR Voss sold Brangus cross weaner heifers for 484c/kg or $740.
Wednesday, 14th April – Fat & Store Sale
Wednesday, 28th April – Charbray & Charbray Infused Prime & Store Cattle Show & Sale