Steers at $1570 in Mur­gon

Central and North Burnett Times - - RURAL UPDATE -

ALL of the 800 yarded in Mur­gon Tues­day for the fort­nightly sale sold to strong rates.

The yard­ing con­sisted of 300 ex­port an­i­mals with the bal­ance be­ing feed-on and re­stocker types.

Cat­tle were sent from Mt Perry, Biggen­den, Monto, Gayn­dah, Mun­dub­bera, Nanango, Kin­garoy and lo­cally.

450kg milk tooth heifers from D Vine, Hivesville, sold to $2.20c/kg to re­turn $988.

Four and six tooth heifers from Mt Perry sold for $966 at $1.94c/kg. 520kg mur­ray grey heifers A/c B Bischoff, Tansey, sold for $2.05c/kg and $1067.

480kg four and six tooth heifers from Biggen­den sold to $2.18c/kg, re­turn­ing $1054.

Char­bray steers a/c Karinya Pas­toral, Mur­gon, sold to $2.31c/kg for a re­turn of $1390.

Euro cross steers from Yarraman sold for $1570 at $2.27c/kg.

J and C Muller, Mur­gon, sold brah­man cross steers for $1243 at $2.28c/kg.

Drought­mas­ter cows from J and A Rose, Mof­fat­dale, sold for $1400 at $2.00c/kg.

Drought­mas­ter cross cows a/c D and K McKin­non, Win­dera, sold to $1.95c/kg to re­turn $1139.

Santa cross cows from Merl­wood sold to $1070 and $1.96c/kg.

R and F Ni­chol Mt Perry sold char­bray cows for $1165 (1.94) and $1081 (1.80).

A Bam­bling, Gayn­dah, sold braford cows for $1071 (1.92) and $923 (1.85).

520kg brah­man cows from Monto sold for $1.92c/kg to re­turn $998.

$505 kg santa cows from D.J McLennan, Mt Perry, sold for $955 at $1.89c/kg.

Cows 400–500 kg av­er­aged $1.76c/kg with cows un­der 400kg av­er­ag­ing $1.40 c/kg.

Heavy bulls topped at $2.10c/kg and $1670.

Two pens of charo­lais cross steers from A 7 K Zerner, Mur­gon, sold for $989 (2.38) and $961 (2.39).

A draft of 30 drought­mas­ter steers from My­ora Pas­toral John­stown av­er­aged $880 at $2.28 c/kg and 386kg.

390kg sim­men­tal steers from R Atkin­son, Hivesville, sold for $944 at $2.42c/kg.

Lo­cal santa steers weigh­ing 320kg sold for $771 (2.35).

320kg mur­ray grey cross steers sold to $2.36c/kg for a $773 re­turn.

Three pens of char­bray weaner steers from Mt Perry sold for an av­er­age of $600 at $2.49c/kg and 240kg.

Santa weaner steers from Mur­gon sold to $2.33 re­turn­ing $540.

430kg char­bray heifers from Hivesville sold to $924 at $2.13c/kg.

Santa heifers from Nanango sold for $985 and $2.14 c/kg.

Sim­men­tal heifers weigh­ing 345kg sold for $766 at $2.22c/kg.

280kg santa cross vealer heifers sold for $610 at $2.14 c/kg.

Char­bray vealer heifers weigh­ing 222kg sold for $509 at $2.29c/kg.

Light char­bray vealer heifers from Goomeri sold to $450 at $2.13c/kg.

PHOTO: STEPHANIE WHI­TAKER

BIGGEN­DEN SALE: Wide Bay Feed­lot’s Tony Donnelly with a pen of sim­men­tal cross heifers on ac­count of Cronin Farms, Bucca. The heifers sold to Wide Bay Feed­lot for 214.2c/kg or $977/head.

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