The Murgon saleyards hosted 850 cattle at the latest fortnightly cattle sale, where values remained very strong for all descriptions (Photo: Pratt Agencies)
June 3, 2020

by Pratt Agencies

Values remained very strong for all descriptions at Murgon’s fortnightly cattle sale on Tuesday, June 16.

A total of 850 very mixed feeder and weaner steers were yarded with few better quality lines.

Bulls topped at to $3.18/kg and $2480, but no heavy bullocks were yarded.

Cattle were drawn from Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Durong, Nanango, Kingaroy, Widgee and the Murgon district.

Sale results:

  • Heavy Cows over 500kg topped at $3.01/kg and $2300, averaging $2.82/kg
  • Cows 400-500kg sold to $2.85/kg for a $2.55 average
  • Lighter Cows under 400kg topped at $2.29
  • Export heifers sold to $3.39/kg and $1800
  • 432kg Brangus steers from Crownthorpe sold for $3.94/kg to return $1704
  • Brangus steers from Ban Ban Springs weighing 411kg sold for $1480 at $3.60/kg
  • Local Brangus steers with a weight of 362kg sold to $1430 and $3.95 c/kg
  • 308kg Shorthorn cross steers from Durong sold for $3.89/kg and $1200
  • Droughtmaster steers from Tansey sold to $1397 at $3.88/kg
  • Santa cross steers from Wheatlands sold for $3.84/kg and $1400
  • 297kg Santa steers from Wondai sold for $1129 at $3.80/kg
  • Charolais cross weaner steers from Tansey sold to $3.90/kg, returning $803
  • Charbray steers from Cloyna also sold to $3.90/kg and $887
  • Light Angus steers sold for $806 at $3.97/kg
  • Light Droughtmaster cross weaner steers from Cloyna sold for $4.09 for $630
  • Droughtmaster cross heifers from Tansey weighing 384kg sold for $3.70/kg and $1422
  • Local 360kg Charbray heifers sold for $1320 at $3.67/kg
  • 315kg Droughtmaster heifers from Mt McEuen sold for $1134 and $3.60/kg
  • 320kg heifers from Boondooma sold for $3.59/kg to return $1150
  • 219kg Wagyu weaner heifers from Crownthorpe sold for $3.63/kg and $795
  • A line of Santa heifers from Wooroonden sold for an average of $890 at $3.45/kg, topping at $966
  • Charbray weaner heifers from Cloyna sold for $739 at $3.72/kg
  • Cows and Calves sold to $1600

The next Murgon cattle sale will be held at the Murgon Saleyards on Tuesday, June 30 at 8:00am.

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