Greg Lee, of Diamond L Charolais and Charbrays, and agent Midge Thompson, from Aussie Land & Livestock, admire the bull Greg bought for $5655 at Tuesday’s sale … a new Murgon Saleyards record (Photo: SBLX)

September 29, 2021

by Pratt Agencies and Aussie Land & Livestock

The South Burnett’s strong cattle market continued its record run at Tuesday’s fortnightly combined agents sale in Murgon.

A total of 700 head were yarded, and all descriptions sold to fully firm rates.

Cattle were consigned from Biloela, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, the Brisbane Valley, Kingaroy, Kilkivan and the Murgon district.

Sale results:

  • Heavy bulls sold to $6.50/kg and $5600
  • Bullocks topped at $3.70/kg for $2800
  • Heavy cows over 500kg sold to $3.56/kg and $2450
  • Cows 400-500kg sold to $3.69/kg, averaging $3.30/kg
  • Cows under 400kg topped at $2.98/kg for an average of $2.60/kg
  • Export heifers sold to $3.83/kg and $2110
  • Two pens of Santa steers from Nanango sold for $5.61/kg to return $2252 and $2128 at 401kg and 379kg respectively
  • A third pen in the line of 60 sold for $5.53/kg for $2174
  • Local 336kg Red Angus steers sold for $5.75/kg and $1934
  • Charolais cross steers from Wooroonden sold for $1911 at $5.00/kg
  • 328kg Angus cross steers from Tansey sold for $1835 at $5.58/kg
  • Brangus steers ex-Biloela sold for $5.50/kg and $1558
  • 295kg Droughtmaster steers also sold for $5.50/kg $1622
  • 300kg Charolais cross steers from Johnstown sold for $1620 at $5.40/kg
  • Charolais cross weaner steers sold to $6.46/kg for $1556
  • Charolais cross weaner steers from Manyung sold for $1713 at $6.13/kg
  • Charolais weaner steers from Tansey sold for $1400 at $6.40/kg
  • Two pens of Charolais cross weaner steers from Mt Perry sold for $6.46/kg and $6.82/kg, returning $1440 and $1197 respectively
  • Droughtmaster weaner steers from Hivesville sold for $1430 at $6.22/kg
  • Angus weaners steers from Wondai sold for $1340 at $6.18/kg
  • 405kg Charbray heifers from Manumbar sold for $1820 at $4.50/kg
  • 350 Angus heifers from Goomeri sold for $1740 at $4.99/kg
  • Droughtmaster cross heifers from Windera sold for $4.54/kg and $1620
  • Charbray heifers weighing 380kg sold to $4.50/kg and $1710
  • 293kg Angus heifers from Goomeri sold to $5.30/kg for $1557
  • Two pens of Droughtmaster weaner heifers from Hivesville sold for $5.72 and $5.98/kg, returning $1300 and $945
  • Charolais cross weaner heifers sold for $5.64/kg and $1390
  • Local Charolais cross weaner heifers sold for $1358 at $5.60/kg
  • South Devon weaner heifers from Cushnie sold for $5.48/kg to return $1315
  • PTIC Droughtmaster cows sold to $2110
  • Charbray cows and calves sold to $2420
  • Droughtmaster cows and calves sold for $2400

The next Murgon sale will be held on Tuesday, October 12, at 8:00am.

Bushy the Bear and Mondure, McEuen, Tablelands and Cloyna Rural Fire Brigade volunteers were at Tuesday’s sale to hand out colouring-in books to children and provide information on fire season preparedness to their parents
(Photo: SBLX)
A good roll-up of buyers at Tuesday’s sale kept prices firm across all descriptions (Photo: SBLX)
Two future cattle producers also took a keen interest in the day’s proceedings, but from a slightly lower vantage point
(Photo: SBLX)

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