Murgon market buoyant
LOCAL rainfall on the weekend reduced numbers to 500 at Murgon on Tuesday.
The market for all descriptions was very buoyant with export and feeder types especially selling to very dear values.
Cattle were drawn from Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Biggenden, Kingaroy, Nanango & locally.
Droughtmaster bullocks a/c S& N Roth Gayndah sold for $1804 at $3.25 c/kg.
Heavy charolais bullocks from Mondure sold for $3.7 c/kg to return $2300.
520 Angus cross steers from Murgon sold for $3.20 c/kg for $1660.
Droughtmaster cows from Gayndah sold to $2.60 c/kg for $1600. Brahman cows from Mondure returned $1860 at $2.59 c/kg.
Brahman cows from Wigton Grazing sold for $2.61 c/kg and $1490.
Cows over 500 kg averaged $2.46 c/kg.
Cows 400 – 500 kg sold to $2.51 c/kg averaging $2.23 c/kg.
Lighter cows under 400 kg averaged $1.87 c/kg topping at $2.21 c/kg.
Heavy export heifers sold to $3.00 c/kg returning $1635.
Santa cross feeder steers from Murgon weighing 497 kg sold to $3.28 c/kg for $1630. 430 kg charolais steers sold for $3.26 c/kg returning $1400.
460 kg Santa steers a/c C Patton Murgon sold to $1490 at $3.24 c/kg.
J& M Pastoral Holdings Wooroonden sold 430 kg droughtmaster steers for $1390 at $3.24 c/kg.
Angus steers from W& K Sippel sold for $3.21 c/kg for 433 kg & $1390.
Two tooth brahman cross steers a/c Karinya Pastoral Murgon sold for $3.20 c/kg returning $1550.
380 kg charbray steers from Cushnie sold for $1220 and $3.15 c/kg.
Very few weaner steers were yarded.
Charolais weaner steers from Nanango sold to $3.20 c/kg returning $760.
Blonde cross weaner heifers from J Tessmann Nanango sold to $790 at $3.19 c/kg.
Hereford cross Heifers from Hivesville weighing 420 kg sold for $1240 at $2.97 c/kg.
B& L Thun Windera sold 360 kg Gelvieh cross heifers for $1100 at $3.03 c/kg.
220 kg Charolais weaner Heifers a/c N Sarquis sold to $3.04 c/kg for $680.
Most weaner Heifers sold between $2.80 c/kg & $3.00 c/kg. Cows and calves sold to $1200.
PENNED: Charolais weaner steers from N Sarquis Kingaroy, which sold for $760.