Yarding numbers were slightly down at the latest fortnightly combined agents cattle sale in Murgon, but prices remained solid throughout (Photo: Aussie Land & Livestock)

May 25, 2021

by Pratt Agencies

Numbers were back to just under 500 at Murgon’s fortnightly combined agents sale on Tuesday (May 24).

It was a very mixed yarding with a few better lines of store cattle on offer, and prices remained solid throughout.

Cattle were drawn from Mundubbera, Gayndah, Durong, Kingaroy, Kilkivan and the Murgon district.

Sale results:

  • Bulls sold to $3.24/kg and $2800
  • Bullocks topped at $3.74/kg for $2300
  • Heavy Cows over 500kg improved slightly to sell to $3.18/kg and $2460, averaging $2.92/kg
  • Cows 400-500kg sold to $2.93/kg for an average of $2.83/kg
  • Lighter Cows under 400kg sold to $2.60/kg
  • Export heifers topped at $3.68/kg and $2080
  • Two pens of local Charolais and Droughtmaster cross steers sold to $4.28/kg to return $1900 and $1850, respectively
  • 463kg Santa cross steers from Crownthorpe sold for $4.22/kg and $1950
  • 300kg Droughtmaster steers from Gayndah sold for $4.72/kg to return $1440
  • Santa cross steers from Kilkivan weighing 302kg sold for $1380.00
  • 335kg Senepol steers from Memerambi sold to $1510 at $4.52/kg
  • Brangus cross weaner steers from Gayndah sold for $1430 at $5.32/kg
  • Droughtmaster weaner steers – also from Gayndah – sold to $5.48/kg and $1180
  • 285kg Angus steers from Tansey sold for $4.76/kg and $1360
  • Local Angus heifers from Wooroonden sold for $4.07/kg and $1670
  • 460kg Charolais heifers from Manumbar sold for $4.04/kg, returning $1860
  • 340kg Santa heifers from Wondai sold for $1430 at $4.18/kg
  • Brahman heifers from Goomeri sold for $4.18/kg and $1640
  • Droughtmaster weaner heifers from Tansey sold to $4.88/kg and $1210
  • Angus weaner heifers from Tansey sold for $1070 at $4.46/kg
  • Murray Grey Cows & Calves from Murgon sold for $2375

The next Murgon sale will be on Tuesday, May 25 at 8:00am.

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Buyers for Coolabunia’s latest Store Sale on Thursday, May 20 came from as far afield as Jandowae and Kilkivan
(Photo: Aussie Land & Livestock)

Coolabunia Store Sale

by Aussie Land & Livestock

Aussie Land & Livestock’s Store Sale on May 20 at Coolabunia had a yarding of 430 head.

Cattle were drawn from Kingaroy, Nanango, Gympie, Brigooda, Durong, Yarraman and local areas.

Sale results:

  • Lightweight steers from Nanango sold to $5.96/kg
  • A run of Charolais cross steers from Brigooda made $5.68/kg
  • A big run of Friesian steers sold for $3.66/kg with a 202kg beast going to Jandowae for $740
  • Light feeder Droughtmaster steers from Kingaroy sold for $4.90/kg and $1629
  • 300-400kg steers topped at $5.04/kg, averaging $4.30/kg including a run of dairy steer
  • Three pens of good Charolais heifers from Nanango sold for $5.86/kg and $1134
  • A few pens of 465kg Charbray heifers from Nanango sold $4.20/kg and $1953
  • In the PTIC cow market, two decks of Droughtmaster cows from Gympie sold to $1975
  • Stud quality Droughtmaster PTIC cows sold for $2725 to a local grazier
  • A limited number of fat cows were presented and sold to processors at $3.00/kg and better
  • 260kg Murray Grey mickeys made $5.00/kg and $1300
  • 273kg Droughtmaster mickeys from Nanango sold for $5.02/kg and $1373

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