Yarding numbers and prices were both slightly down at the latest SBLX Fat & Store Sale in Murgon on Tuesday, in line with other selling centres (Photo: AL&L)

July 27, 2022

by Aussie Land & Livestock and Pratt Agencies

Prices continued to fall in all descriptions for the 700 yarded in Murgon on Tuesday at the latest SBLX Fat and Store Sale.

Young cattle saw the biggest reduction in rates, but feeder types and processing cattle also sold to reduced values.

These local trends were in line with all other selling centres.

Cattle for Tuesday’s sale were drawn from Monto, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Boondooma, Kingaroy, Yarraman, Nanango, Kilkivan and the Murgon district.

Sale results:

  • Heavy bulls sold to $3.16/kg and $2488
  • A small number of bullocks topped at $4.00/kg and $2361
  • Cows over 500kg topped at $3.03/kg and $2594
  • Cows 400-500kg sold to $3.14/kg for $1313
  • Cows under 400kg topped at $2.60/kg and $916
  • Export heifers sold to $3.45/kg and $1970
  • Droughtmaster cross steers from Byee sold for $2245 at $4.58/kg
  • Santa cross steers weighing 290kg from Redgate sold for $1478 at $5.08/kg
  • 272kg steers ex Moffatdale sold for $5.16/kg and $1406
  • Two pens of Simmental cross weaners from Cinnabar sold for $5.16/kg to return $1207 and $1107
  • Light Santa weaner steers from Elgin Vale sold for $5.10/kg and $896
  • Local 420kg Charbray heifers sold for $4.38/kg, returning $1847
  • 365kg Droughtmaster heifers from Goomeri sold for $1540 at $4.22/kg
  • 390kg Santa heifers ex Wooronden sold for $1654 at $4.24/kg
  • 297kg Angus cross heifers sold for $4.00/kg and $1134
  • Local Murray Grey cross heifers sold for $4.00/kg and $993
  • 197kg Speckle Park heifers made $5.00/kg, returning $985
  • Cows and Calves sold to $2310
  • PTIC cows topped at $1820

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Upcoming Sales

  • The next SBLX Fat & Store Sale will be held on Tuesday, August 9 at 8:00am at Murgon Saleyards.
  • The Coolabunia Classic Charolais Bull Sale will start at 11:00am on Thursday, August 11 at Coolabunia Saleyards, with 65 Bulls up for offer.
  • The BJF Limousin Invitational Bull and Female Sale with 50 polled bulls and 20 select females will be held on Friday, 12th August from 11:00am at Yarraman.
  • The first Aussie Land and Livestock Angus and Brangus Bull Sale with 40 Angus and Brangus Bulls will be held at the Coolabunia Saleyards on Saturday, August 20 from 11:00am.
  • The next A.L.L. Special Store Sale will be held at Coolabunia Saleyards on Thursday, August 25 at 9:00am.

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