1000 were yarded in Murgon on Tuesday with all descriptions selling to much better rates.
Rainfall in certain areas of the state over the last couple of weeks has shortened up supply and both processors and feedlot operators were keen to secure cattle.
Bulls sold to $2.2.90 c/kg and $2480.00.
Bullocks sold to $3.09 c/kg and $1825.00.
Heavy Cows over 500 kilograms topped at $2.96 per kilogram and $1850.00 averaging $2.81 c/kg.
Cows 400 to 500 kg sold to $2.86 per kilogram for a $2.56 average.
Lighter Cows under 400 kg topped at $2.74.
Export heifers sold to $3.00 per kilogram and $1320.00. Cattle were drawn from Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Nanango, Boondooma, Kingaroy, Kilkivan, Gundiah and locally.
Brangus cross steers from Redgate weighing 413 kg sold for $3.32 c/kg to return $1374.00. 365 kg Charbray steers from Tansey sold for $1219.00 at $3.34 c/kg. Simmental cross steers from Cushnie sold for $3.33 c/kg for $1327.00 at 398 kg.
Local Charbray steers weighing 381 kg sold for $1260.00 at $3.30 c/kg.
308 kg Charolais steers from Mt Perry sold for $1009.00 at $3.27 c/kg.
2 tooth Charolais steers from Kingaroy sold for $3.24 c/kg and $1148.00.
294 kg Angus steers sold to $3.23 c/kg for $950.00. 235 kg Angus steers from Nanango sold for $752.00 at $3.19 c/kg. Light Brangus weaner steers from Manyung sold for $3.66 c/kg returning $521.00.
2 pens of Droughtmaster weaner steers from Gundiah sold for $3.18 c/kg to return $578.00 & $550.00.
175 kg Charolais weaner steers from Mt Perry sold for $3.06 c/kg and $537.00.
386 kg Brangus cross heifers from Murgon sold for $3.08 c/kg for $1191.00. Charolais cross heifers from Cushnie sold to $3.06 c/kg returning $1010.00. Droughtmaster cross heifers from Hivesville sold for $863.00 at $2.83 c/kg. 281 kg Brahman heifers from Wooroolin sold to $3.13 c/kg for $881.00.
296 kg Droughtmaster heifers from Mundubbera sold for $861.00 and $2.91 c/kg. Angus cross heifers from Manumbar sold for $2.89 c/kg for $833.00.
A big percentage of weaner heifers sold from $2.40 c/kg to $2.80 c/kg.
Charbray cows & Calves topped at $920.00.
The next Murgon sale is on Tuesday, February 11 at 8am.
Sullivan Livestock yarded 1850 cattle at their Gympie Cattle Sale held Monday, January 20, where the market for all descriptions met spirited competition.
Cattle were drawn from Gin Gin, Bundaberg, Maryborough, Aramara, Booubyjan, Tansey, Kilkivan, Woolooga, Conondale, Maleny, Kenilworth, Eumundi and all local areas. Heavy Charolais Bulls account J & R Mercer sold to a top of $3.15 & $3.08 to return $2,493 & $2,273.
Most heavy bulls sold from $2.85 to $3.05.
Cows peaked at $2.70 for Droughtmaster cows from Dan O’Rourke, Wonga to return $1,711, $1,621, $1,601 & $1,519. The next run of cows generally sold from $2.45 to $2.61. Charbray steers from Neville & Lyndall Ensbey sold for $3.31 to return $1,455 & $1,400. Droughtmaster steers from P.
Hassall, Canina made $3.18 ($1,425). Droughtmaster steers from D Thompson, Gundiah sold for $3.06 ($1,209). McAuliffe farms Mothar Mountain sold Droughtmaster x steers for $3.06 ($1,228). Brangus steers D & L Jackson, Owanyilla made $3.24 ($1,342). Droughtmaster steers from Chris Black, Bells Bridge sold for $3.30 ($1,109) & $3.07 ($843). Droughtmaster weaner steers from J & E Reithmuller, Tiaro sold for $3.23 ($675). Generally weaner steers sold from $2.50 to $2.92. Droughtmaster heifers from N O’Sullivan, Glastonbury made $2.97 ($1,101). Droughtmaster x heifers from J & K Bott, Munna Creek made $2.96 ($907).
Quality Droughtmaster heifers from D O’Rourke sold for $3.13 ($991).
Simmental x heifers from Goomeri made $3.16. Brahman x heifers from Teebar made $2.98 & $2.94 ($839 & $812). Santa x heifers from Goomeri sold for $2.93 to return $883.
Good conditioned vealer heifers sold from $2.70 to $2.92 to processors, while restocker heifers made from $2.15 to $2.61 plainer types sold from $1.70 to $2.00.
Cows & Calves topped at $1,080. Next Sale – Monday, February 3.
Lines of cattle on sale at Eidsvold Saleyards.