Location: Biloela Saleyards
Report Date: Tuesday, 27 February 2024
****BILOELA PRIME AND STORE SALE****
27th February | Yarding: 185HD| Average $/Head $969.58 | Top c/kg 410.2
This month’s Biloela prime and Store sale saw 185 head of live weight cattle yarded and 2 cows and calves.
Cattle came from as far away as Bauhinia, Goovingen, Monto, as well as the local Biloela area.
A full panel of buyers was present and operating. Weaner steers made to 410.2 cents per kg account Charlie and Angie Anger for Santa cross steers and averaged 376.8 cents per kg.
Feeder steers topped at 3374.2 cents account Eddie Burchill and averaged 335.5 cents.
Weaner heifers topped at 348.2 cents for Santa cross heifers account Charlie and Angie Anger and averaged 286.7 cents.
Feeder heifers made to 268.2 cents account Anne Moore for Limousine heifers and averaged 264.3 cents.
Cows and calves made to $1725 per unit for Angus cross cows account Anne Moore.
Big thanks to all vendors and buyers, without your support we would not be able to operate. We hope to see you all in a fortnight.
Next sale will be held Tuesday the 12th of March.
Simon Clark ( Elders Biloela Agent)
0428 498 411
Jaimi Wilkie 0409 540 773
Simon Clark 0428 498 411
Tim Graham 0455 276 648
Angela Rosenblatt 07 4993 8101
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This year we held several judged breed classes with excellent support from vendors.
The Droughtmaster section was sponsored by Minlacowie & Wingfield Droughtmasters. The steer class was won by the Osborne family, and the heifer class by Herb Wilson.
The Santa section was sponsored by Cree Santa Gertrudis. The steer winner was BL & DM Lehmann, and the heifers by Cavanagh Grazing.
The Brangus/Angus class was sponsored by Bimbadeen Brangus. The steer winner was Parraweena Cattle Co. The heifers were won by the RL & SJ Lyons.
Charolais/Charbray section was sponsored by Tanic Charolais and Callide Valley Vet Service. Both the steer and heifer prize were won by SJ & RL Pearce.
The Brahman class was sponsored by Callide Valley Mower Service. Steer winner was the McDonald-Smith family, and the heifers was again SJ & RL Pearce.
The Euro section was sponsored by Williams Stock Feeds and Gordons Transport. The heifer class winner was the SJ & RL Pearce, and the steers was the Pickergill-Hansen family.
The overall Champion pen of Heifers for the sale was sponsored by Datamars, Zoetis and Agricon and was won by the RL & JS Lyons
Overall champion pen of Steers was sponsored by Wild River Concrete, Zoetis and Agricon and was won by the Pickersgill-Hansen Family.
Steers averaged 358.2 c/kg and sold to a top of 412.2 c/kg for a pen of Brangus steers account Parraweena Cattle Co. and heifers averaged 268.2 c/kg and topped at 314 c/kg for Charbray steers account SJ & RL Pearce.
We would like to sincerely thank all vendors for entrusting us with the sale of your cattle, your support is greatly appreciated.
We would also like to thank all our sponsors for their support and enthusiasm in making this event a success.
A big thank you to our judges for the day, Mick Thornton and Matt Pavey, your job was no doubt a tough one with so many quality cattle in the line-up.
Kellie Pickersgill with Husband Cody Hansen (Champion Pen Steers & Champion Pen Euro and Euro infused Steers)
Simon Clark (Biloela Agent) standing over the pound
Yardmen (Tim Graham and Emily Hodda)
Video Report with Simon Clark.