Prices higher at market yarding

Waiting turns: Some of the pens that were on offer at the Hayes & Co market held on Saturday. November 4.
Waiting turns: Some of the pens that were on offer at the Hayes & Co market held on Saturday. November 4.

Agents Hayes and Co yarded 355 head of cattle at its November 4 holdings, which sold to dearer markets for all descriptions, due to good falls of stormy weather in the local areas. 

Some of the highlights included the Jackson Family, of Blue Range Investments, of Aratula, who sold a line of Santa steers 12 to 14 months, with the top pen making $1130. 

Bill and Bev McKiernan, of Redland Bay, sold a Brangus steer for 15 months at $1210 while the Turner Family, of Nebo, sold Braford steers 15 months up to $940 with Braford male weaners making up to $700. 

Chris McCarthy, of Junction View, sold Brahman cross weaner steers for $690 and Dennis Titcomb, of Boonah, sold Droughtmaster steers at 12 months for $900.

Bruce and Judy Shirley, of Minden, sold Santa heifers and calves for $1200 while Peter and Fay Buhle of Fraserview sold a line of Charbray heifers 10 to 12 months with the top pen making $1100.00. 

Frank and Tracey Browne, of Moogerah, sold Brangus heifer at 12 months for $810 and Chris McCarthy sold Brahman heifers at 12 months for $700.

The Turner family sold a line of Braford weaner heifers with the top pen making $565. 

Note – The next Silverdale Store Cattle Sale will be held on Saturday, November 18 commencing at 12noon.


At the liveweight sale on Wednesday, there were quality feeder and restocker cattle which met with stronger support and were dearer.

The export cattle were also firmer while trade was fully firm for the limited number on offer.

Pens of cows went to 238.2 cents/kg with Echo Hill topping the price at $1318 for a 554kg animal.

R.K Blanch hit a top of $1299 for a 615kg dairy cull, equating to 211.2c/kg.

Meatworks bulls topped $2620 for B.J Stretton at 280.2c/kg while pasture ox reached 291.2c/kg with top price going to M & L Sppedy with $1704.

Feeder steers went for 311.2c/kg and feeder heifers to 304.2c/kg.

Restocker steers averaged 343.2c/kg with the light steers going to 358.2c/kg.

Vealer heifers finished at 324.2c/kg with the highest paid at $908 for a 280kg beast.

For more information on sales contact Hayes & Co at 5463 8099 or email