Welcome rain boosts prices at Woodford

The market was stronger for all types sold, with a full panel of buyers operating to higher rates at Woodford cattle sale.

Some welcome weekend rain falls saw prices rise at Stariha Auctions Woodford cattle sale on Monday. The market was stronger for all types sold, with a full panel of buyers operating to higher rates.

Keith & Regina Schultz, Elimbah, sold a Brahman steer for $1720. Kay Wilson, Elimbah, sold Charbray cattle, 24 months, for $1375-$1390. Graham Sue, Mount Kilcoy, Droughtmaster cows and calves for $1620 and Charbray cows for $1350. Copleys Gully, Kilcoy, sold a line of Droughtmaster cows and calves for $1460. Bevin Peters, Kilcoy, sold Murray Grey cows and calves for $1380 and a bull for $1350. Alan Fredriksen, Kilcoy, sold Droughtmaster cows for $1210. Mona Daley, Maleny, sold a Droughtmaster bull for $1600 and a line of weaner heifers for $850.

Andrew Little, Stanmore, sold a Braford steer for $1560. Grantley Burchmann, Ropeley, sold a line of Droughtmaster heifers, 10 months for $960. FJ Hirn & Sons, Beerwah, sold South Devon yearlings, with steers making $985 and heifers $1040. C & E Domrow, Samford, sold 2 tooth Charolais heifers for $1155. Colin Hanson, Morayfield, sold Droughtmaster milk tooth steers for $1095 and 7-8 month old steers for $865. Daniel Richards, Kilcoy, sold 7 month old Simmental calves, with steers making $870 and heifers $800. Friedrich Family, Toogoolawah, sold Greyman steers, 10-12 months, for $950.

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