Brahman cows and calves $1700 at Laidley

A quality yarding saw a full panel of buyers in operation at Laidley cattle sale on Thursday.

A total of 815 head were yarded at Stariha Auctions Laidley cattle sale on Thursday. A quality yarding saw a full panel of buyers in operation. Export cattle and vealers were easier, while feeders and weaners held up well on the back of support from western buyers and feedlots. Cows and calves were also strong.

Brolga Enterprises, Iredale, sold a Simmental bull for $1690. Calibre Grazing, Walloon, sold medium Santa cows for $1120. Tom Gibson, Thornton, sold Droughtmaster cows for $1360, milk tooth Murray Grey heifers for $1120 and Limousin cows and calves for $1680. Dargalong Cattle Company, Westvale, sold a line of milk tooth Charbray steers for $1200. Greg Nicholson, Junction View, sold a line of Charolais cows and calves for $1660. Des Jackwitz, Lowood, sold 20 month old Charolais steers for $1200. Gerald Handley, Lockyer, sold a line of Blonde steers, 18 months, for $1100.

Tony Kirkwood, Thornton, sold 18-20 month old Charbray steers for $1200. Doug Gelhaar, Ingoldsby, sold 15 month old Brahman cross cattle, with steers making $930 and heifers $920. Forest Hill Holdings sold lines of weaner steers for $900. The Lehmann Family, Coolana, sold 6 month old Charolais cross calves, with steers making $890 and heifers $745. Danny Doyle, Dayboro, sold 8 month old Droughtmaster steers for $890 and 6 month old Angus steers for $740.

Mt Whitestone Farms sold 16 month old Droughtmaster steers for $1090 and weaner steers for $800. N & L Davenport, Laidley, sold Droughtmaster cows and calves for $1620. John Curtin, Mt Whitestone, sold Brahman cows and calves for $1700. Lloyd Luck, Blenheim, sold Santa cows and calves for $1400. Maurice Doube, Carpendale, sold cows and calves for $1440. Pinelea Park, Pine Mountain, sold Limousin cows and calves for $1360. 

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