Feeder steers to 184c
VERY few meatworks cattle were yarded in Murgon on Tuesday with agents yarding 400 head for the first sale of 2013.
Feedlot weight cattle made up the bigger percentage of the yarding.
Droughtmaster steers from Murgon, weighing 450kg, sold for $806 at 179c/kg.
Simmental-cross steers, also from Murgon, sold for 179c, returning $776 at 433kg, while 373kg charbray steers, account A and K Zerner of Moondooner, sold for $673 or 180c.
Band LThun, Windera, sold two pens of gelvieh brahmancross steers for $578 or 184c and $574 at 175c.
Fresh conditioned 340kg charbray steers from Kingaroy sold for $600 or 177c.
Brahman heifers weighing 412kg sold for $676 at 164c while 385kg brahman-cross heifers sold for $639 at 166c, while their 332kg sisters sold for $545 at 164c.
Murray grey-cross heifers weighing 305kg from Cloyna sold for $494 to feedlotters while Murray grey cows and calves sold to $720.