MURGON Agents still managed to yard 600 head after wet weather over the weekend caused several cancellations for the fortnightly sale. Export cattle remained fully firm on the last sale. Feeder steers and heifers as well as most weaner types were probably a shade dearer. Cattle were sent from Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Biggenden, Yarraman, Nanango, Kingaroy & locally. K& M Armstrong Manyung sold charbray bullocks for $3.20c/kg and $1693. Few heavy bulls were yarded selling to $2.64 c/kg. Heavy export heifers from Kilkivan sold for $1434 at $2.77c/kg. Heavy cows over 500 kg topped at $2.68c/kg averaging 2.54c/kg. Cows 400–500kg averaged $2.32 c/kg topping at $2.54 c/kg. Lighter cows under 400kg averaged $1.93 c/kg. Limousin steers a/c O& E Love Mundubbera sold for $3.53 c/kg to return $1450. Glenrock Farms Cloyna sold 440kg Brangus steers for $1540 at $3.49c/kg. Santa cross steers a/c B& A Barbour Mundubbera sold to $3.43c/kg for $1492. 345kg Angus steers from Proston sold for $3.53c/kg returning $1218. G& S Hickmott Goomeri sold Gelvieh cross steers weighing 372 kg for $1264 at $3.40c/kg. L& R Newton Manyung sold 350kg Brahman steers for $1190 also at $3.40 c/kg. B& A Gannon Gayndah sold two pens of droughtmaster weaner steers for $3.61c/kg returning $922 and $772 respectively. 240 kg braford cross weaner steers from S Dingle Mt Perry sold for $842 at $3.50c/kg. Fresh brahman cross weaner steers from O Kenny Gayndah sold for $791 at $3.14c/kg. M Atkinson Goomeri sold Gelvieh cross weaner steers for $723 and $3.64c/kg. Light charbray weaner steers from Mundubbera sold for $537 and $3.63c/kg. Better quality lines of weaner steers sold mainly in the $2.40 to $2.60c/kg range. Two pens of droughtmaster heifers from J& M Pastoral Holdings Wooroonden sold for $3.15c/kg returning $1220 and $1134.00. 355 kg Murray grey heifers from E Randle Proston sold for $1174 at $3.30c/kg. 388 kg droughtmaster cross heifers from Karinya Pastoral Co Murgon sold for $1278 and $3.29c/kg. 337 kg limousin cross heifers from Mundubbera sold for $3.20c/kg and $180. 288 kg Murray grey weaner heifers sold to $3.19c/kg and $921. Glenrock Cattle Co Nanango sold Gelvieh cross weaner heifers for $3.18c/kg and $680. Koobooda Grazing Gayndah sold a line of light brangus weaner heifers for an average of $465.00 and $3.10c/kg. Cows and calves sold to $1250.
Cattle at the TopX sale.
The Murgon sale.