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Warwick Santa Sale 2018

Sale Date:
20-04-2018
Location:
Warwick Saleyards
Warwick, Qld

 

Sale Information

   

The 8th Annual Warwick Santa Gertrudis Sale, was held on Friday the 20th April, with 328 head of Santa Gertrudis and Santa Gertrudis infused cattle penned.

Class 1, steers up to 299kg, was won by BW & SM Webster of Chinchilla with a pen of Santa Gertrudis cross steers, which also took out the best pen of steers overall, later selling to PM & LM McMahon for 329 c/kg with an average weight of 294.6 kg, returning  $969.38 per head.

Class 2,was a pen of steers over 300 kg, with the winner being Matthew Wainwright, Warwick with a pen of Santa Gertrudis steers, selling to Morgan Pastoral Company for 274c/kg weighing in at 447.5kg to return $1,226.15 per head.

Class 3, a pen of weaner heifers, was won by Allendale Santas, Clifton the pen of 5 heifers sold to BA & MA Hamilton for 240 c/kg with an average live weight of 305kg to return $741.15 per head.

Class 4, Joining aged heifers, was won by HR FA & JH Beutel, Wirralee Santas, Boonah which also took out the champion pen of females and the Grand Champion pen for the sale. These were sold open auction for $1,300 per head, selling to Cameron and David Burton of Stanthorpe. The Burtons are first time buyers of Santa Gertrudis genetics, son Cameron said that he had wanted to buy Santa Gertrudis females for a while now but has only just talked Dad into it.

Class 5, was the best pen of cows and calves, with the prize going to Rosevale Park Santas, Warwick, selling to BJ and HA Weedon for $1,350 per head.

Other highlights of the sale were 12 Santa Gertrudis cross steers account BW & SM Webster selling to PM & LM McMahon for 331 c/kg weighing 290.8kg to return $969.38 per head. While JA & RA McCarthy sold Santa cross heifers to 246c/kg weighing 307.5kg returning $756.45 per head.

Vendors prizes - $30 cash from Pursehouse Rural, Warwick & NAB Agri Business, Warwick gifts for each class winner

Class 1. Pen of Steers – 299kg

Class 2. Pen of Steers – over 300kgs

Class 3. Pen of Weaner Heifers

Class 4. Pen of Joining age Heifers

Class 5. Pen of Cows & Calves

Champion Pen of Steers - $50 voucher donated by Allflex

Champion Pen of Females - $50 voucher donated by Allflex

Grand Champion Pen of the Show - $100 voucher donated by P.B.A

Purchaser prizes

Buyer highest $ value females - $500 bull buying voucher to be spent as Big S Santa Gertrudis sale 6/9/18 donated by Rosehill Santa Gertrudis and 5lts of EasyDose donated by Coopers Animal Health

BJ & HA WEEDON (DALBY)

Buyer highest $ value Heifers - $1000 bull buying voucher to be spent at Big S Santa Gertrudis sale 6/9/18 donated by Big S Group

CAMERON BURTON (STANTHORPE)

Buyer highest $ value Cows - $1000 bull buying voucher to be spent at Big S Santa Gertrudis sale 6/9/18 donated by Big S Group

BJ & HA WEEDON (DALBY)

Buyer highest $ value Steers – 1 tonne Pellets donated by Riverina Warwick (value $570)

PAT MCMAHON (KILLARNEY)

Buyer highest $ value for first time buyer at sale – $100 voucher donated by P.B.A

BJ & HA WEEDON (DALBY)

Other

Vendor who travelled longest distance – 20 lt oil donated by IOR Petroleum

BRIAN WEBSTER (TAROOM)

Buyer who travelled longest distance – 20 lt oil donated by IOR Petroleum and $100 voucher donated by Allflex

CROSS PARTNERS (GOOMERIE)