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Big Yarding At Murgon

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Murgon weaner steers sold to $1149 at the Combined Agents Store Cattle Sale in Murgon on Tuesday (Photo: Pratt Agencies)

November 15, 2017

by Pratt Agencies

A yarding of 850 sold to strong market values in Murgon on Tuesday, with export cattle making up about a quarter of the total numbers.

Cattle were consigned from Biloela, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Nanango, Kingaroy, Gympie and the Murgon district.

Sale results:

  • Bullocks sold to $2.87/kg and $1595
  • Cows over 500kg topped at $2.44/kg for $1610
  • Cows 400-500kg averaged $2.06/kg topping at $2.44/kg
  • Cows under 400kg sold to $2.01/kg
  • Heavy Export Heifers sold to $2.75/kg for $1420
  • Heavy Bulls sold very strongly to a top of $2.77/kg and $2280
  • 490kg 2 tooth Charolais cross steers from Murgon sold to $3.00/kg for $1477
  • Droughtmaster cross steers from J & H Morris of Wooroonden sold for $3.02/kg and $1435
  • 490kg 2 tooth Charolais cross steers from Murgon sold to $3.00/kg for $1477
  • 440kg Brangus steers on a/c of G & E Pidgeon sold for $1309 at $2.97/kg
  • Charolais steers from N & L Pearce of Tansey sold for $1197 weighing 359kg at $3.33/kg
  • 380kg Charbray steers from Moffatdale sold for $3.29/kg, returning $1253
  • Charbray steers from Mondure weighing 390kg sold for $1170 at $3.00/kg
  • Charolais cross steers weighing 358kg from M. Ferling of Manumbar sold for $1139 ($3.18)
  • Charbray weaner steers from R & F Nichol of Mt Perry sold for $3.61/kg returning $1149, $922.00 ($3.61) and $842.00 ($3.70)
  • Two pens of Brangus weaner steers from Koobooda Grazing of Gayndah sold for $938.00 ($3.38) and $872.00 ($3.43)
  • 266kg Droughtmaster weaner steers from B & A Gannon of Gayndah sold for $894 at $3.35/kg
  • Charbray heifers weighing 385kg sold for $1086 at $2.82/kg
  • 340kg Brangus heifers from Murgon sold to $992 at $2.90/kg
  • 308kg Murray Grey cross heifers from Stonelands sold to $2.90/kg, returning $894
  • Charbray weaner heifers from P & J Angel of Murgon sold for $881 and $3.19/kg
  • 238kg Droughtmaster weaner heifers sold to $3.10/kg, returning $737
  • Braford cross weaner heifers from P & A Dingle of Mt Perry sold for $717 at $3.05/kg
  • Aged Droughtmaster cows and calves sold to $1240

The next Murgon Liveweight Fat & Store sale will be on Tuesday, November 28 at 8:00am.


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