Steers at $1570 in Murgon
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.
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.