Pen of Steers Donated by Santa Central Sale Vendors

The 12 santa steers involved in the competition were donated by vendors of the Santa Central Sale scheduled for 24th September, Headingly Sale Complex, Clifton.  They were fed for 101 days at Morgan Pastoral Company's Wakka feedlot located near Jondaryan, gaining close to 2kg/day on a steam-flaked 100% sorghum ration.They were transported to Dalby free of charge by Dorries Transport and auctioned by GDL at yesterday's weekly Dalby prime sale where they made 211.2c/kd liveweight selling to Swift for $1151/head.

The sale proceeds are shared equally by the Jamiesons (winners of the Qld Counnty Life's 2008 VB Midstrength Santa Auction) and the Royal Flying Doctor Service, who will each receive a cheque for about $6904.24.

story courtesy of Qld Country Life