Murgon feeder steers $3.47 c/kg
NUMBERS totalled just under 1000 in Murgon on Tuesday for the fortnightly sale. All descriptions sold to a very firm and dear market. Cattle were drawn from Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Monogorilby, Gayndah, Mount Perry, Kingaroy, Boondooma and local areas. Here are some highlights: Red Poll Bullocks, a/c L Yesberg, sold to $3.21 c/kg for $1914.00. Bulls topped at $2.70 c/kg and $2590.00, with heavy bulls averaging $2.38 c/kg. Cows over 500 kg sold to $2.63 c/kg averaging $2.50 c/kg. Cows in the 400 – 500 kg range averaged $2.27 c/kg selling to $2.51 c/kg. Lighter cows under 400 kg sold to $2.25 c/kg top. Heavy export Heifers topped at $3.08 c/kg and $1590.00. 408 kg Santa steers from L& T Smith, Goomeri, sold to $1419.00 and $3.47 c/kg. G& K Cochrane, Sandy Creek, Nanango, sold British cross steers for $3.45 c/kg for $1575.00. 412 kg Santa steers from Perkins and Alford, Kilkivan, sold for $1390.00 at $3.37 c/kg. G& F Stumm, Goomeri, sold 427 kg Charolais steers for $1415.00 and $3.31 c/kg. E,A & A Randle, Hivesville, sold 364 kg Angus cross steers for $1239.00 and $3.64 c/kg. 407 kg Droughtmaster cross steers from R& K Nugent, Merlwood, sold for $1341.00 at $3.29 c/kg. 374 kg Santa steers from A &K Zerner, Murgon, sold for $3.30 c/kg returning $1236.00. A& L Wilkins Murgon sold 375 kg Santa cross steers for $3.20 c/kg and $1200.00. R& F Nichol Durong sold 2 pens of Charbray weaner steers for $945.00 (3.59) & $929.00 (3.59). B& A Gannon Gayndah sold 228 kg Droughtmaster weaner steers for $3.33 c/kg for $759.00. 220 kg Hereford cross steers from Hivesville sold for $3.29 c/kg returning $724.00. L Stumm, Goomeri, sold Charbray weaner steers for $$872.00 at $3.20 c/kg. Light Brangus weaner steers from Gayndah sold to $3.44 c/kg and $444.00. 387 kg Droughtmaster cross heifers from GMC Pastoral, Manumbar, sold for $1199.00 at $3.08 c/kg. Brangus heifers a/c I Francis, Wondai, sold for $3.08 c/kg and $1029.00. 337 kg Droughtmaster heifers a/c Stead & Thornhill, Manyung, sold to $1012.00 at $3.00 c/kg. L& R Newton, Manyung, sold Brahman cross heifers for $724.00 at $3.08 c/kg. 240 kg weaner heifers from Tranton Pty Ltd sold for $737.00 at $3.07 c/kg. Lighter Angus weaner heifers from Memerambi sold to $609.00 at $3.10 c/kg. Most lighter heifers sold in the $2.80 - $3.10 c/kg bracket.