Congratulations to all winners at the Annual BankWest Southern Queensland Droughtmaster Store Show and Sale. Among the winners today were repeat buyers of Wajatryn Bulls, Mick and Jane Johnson, Byrnestown, Gayndah with their pen of Steers under 300kgs. Neil and Karen Gibson, Biggenden also had a win in the 300-400kg Steers class. Judge: Brad Hanson, Hourn & Bishop, Moura.
This was our 4th year of organizing the sale, for the Droughty society, alongside agents, Burnett Livestock and Realty and we were very pleased to see it grow and display such a large, quality yarding of droughtmasters in Biggenden. 1022 head of store cattle averaged 211.2 cents per kg.
Congratulations and thankyou to all vendors, buyers and visitors who supported the sale again this year. Despite weather delays, vendors and buyers held off to make this Droughtmaster event rewarding and successful.
This years sale distributed $14,000 in cash and prizes. Thanks to $5000 from Droughtmaster Society, as well as the very much appreciated, repeat, generous support of our extra sponsors. $3000 from Bankwest and the remaining $6000 we received from, Riverina Stockfeeds, Virbac animal Health, Landmark Mundubbera, Goldmix Stockfeeds, Engel fridge freezers, Kingaroy Norco and Ken Mills Toyota.