Restockers snatch up young steers
VALUES remained firm on most descriptions at the sale in Murgon on Tuesday with the exception of lighter heifers, which were easier.
Consignments were sent from Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Yarraman, Nanango and all local areas.
Light bulls sold to 164c/kg to return $722 while heavier bulls topped at 158c or $1050.
Heavy charbray cows sold to 144c return $951 while charbray cows from Yarraman sold for 142c to realise a total of $960.
Plainer-conditioned droughtmaster cows sold to $571 at 460kg.
Feeder steers, at 351kg, sold for $650 at 185c with charolais-cross steers from Hivesville at 320kg sold for 190c to return $610.
Droughtmaster weaner steers from Mundubbera sold to local restockers for $500 at 266kg.
Santa-cross weaner steers weighing 226kg from Greenview sold for 215c to return the vendor $485.
Light charbray weaner steers from Goomeri sold to 207c.
Angus-cross heifers from Yarraman sold for $575 at 170c.
Santa cross vealer heifers fromWondai sold for $377 at 183c.
TOP SALE: Les and Rhonda Roths’ 525kg Red Brahman cows sold to $720 or 137c/kg at Monto Cattle and Country’s fortnightly sale recently.
SALE DAY: Combined agents present cattle for sale at Tuesday’s Murgon cattle sale.