Cattle prices stayed strong at the latest fortnightly Murgon cattle sale on Tuesday, with all descriptions selling well
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October 8, 2020

by Pratt Agencies

Combined agents yarded 900 head in Murgon on Tuesday with all descriptions selling to strong rates, especially light weaner cattle.

Weaner steers sold to $5.36/kg and heifers to $4.66/kg.

Feeder and Export cattle also sold strongly.

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

Sale results:

  • Heavy Bulls topped at $3.17/kg and $2280
  • Bullocks sold to $3.58/kg for $2250
  • Heavy Cows over 500kg topped at $3.16/kg and $1990, averaging $2.87/kg
  • Cows 400-500kg sold to $3.10/kg for a $2.78/kg average
  • Lighter Cows under 400kg topped at $2.55/kg
  • Export heifers topped at $3.50/kg and $1960
  • Local Brangus steers weighing 452kg sold for $3.93/kg to return $,780
  • 418kg Belmont Red steers from Murgon sold for $1640 at $3.92/kg
  • Local 347kg Santa steers sold for $1418 at $4.08/kg
  • 330kg Droughtmaster steers from Murgon sold for $4.04/kg and $1330
  • 300kg Santa steers from Nanango sold to $1200 at $4.02/kg
  • Charolais cross weaner steers from Manumbar sold to $4.89/kg, returning $1060
  • Droughtmaster weaner steers from Tansey sold for $1010 at $4.50/kg
  • Two pens of Charolais cross weaner steers from Goomeri sold for $4.41/kg to return $1201 and $977, respectively
  • Angus cross weaner steers from Mondure sold to $5.29/kg at $1024
  • Braford weaner steers from Wondai sold to $868 at $5.36/kg
  • Simmental cross steers from Mt Perry sold to $909 at $5.31/kg
  • Two pens of light Limousin steers sold at $5.25/kg for $1039 and $823
  • Angus cross steers from Binjour sold to $937 at $5.12/kg
  • Local Simmental steers sold to $5.08/kg and $922
  • 436kg Brangus heifers from Gayndah sold for $1530 at $3.50/kg
  • 352kg Charbray heifers from Nanango sold for $1350 at $3.84/kg
  • Charbray heifers from Booubyjan sold to $4.18/kg, returning $890
  • 311kg Brahman cross heifers from Nanango sold for $3.84/kg, returning $1195
  • Santa cross heifers from Windera sold for $4.36/kg for $908
  • 230kg Brahman heifers from Kilkivan sold for $4.15/kg at $956
  • Angus cross weaner heifers from Mondure sold for $902 at $4.66/kg
  • Santa cross heifers from Wondai sold to $775 at $4.60/kg
  • A big percentage of the better quality weaner heifers sold from $4.00/kg to $4.20/kg
  • Cows and calves sold to $1890

The next fortnightly Murgon sale will be held at the Murgon Saleyards on Tuesday, October 20 at 8:00am.

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