BURNETT Livestock and Realty’s meatworks and store sale at Biggenden on Monday, November 5, had cows crack $1639. Cattle sold to a firm market with any price reductions from last sale being quality related. The yarding of 1645 head were drawn from Yaamba, Banana, Theodore, Monto, Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Murgon, Crownthorpe, Hervey Bay, Lowmead, Miriam Vale, and local areas. Brahman-cross bullocks from Maryborough sold for 292c/$1585. Crossbred bullocks from Coalstoun Lakes sold for 281c/$1321. Charbray bullocks from Biggenden sold for 290c/$1465. Charbray cows from Biggenden sold for 265c/$1551. Charbray cows from Gayndah sold for 265c/$1604. Santa gertrudis- cross cows from Murgon sold for 261c/$1387. Charbray cows from Biggenden sold for 251c/$1155. Brahman-cross cows from Monto sold for 249c/$1171. Brahman cows from Theodore sold for 258c/$1639. Brahman- cross cows from Hervey Bay sold for 261c/$1337. Four-tooth droughtmaster heifers from Mundubbera sold for 277c/$1205. Two tooth brahman heifers from Childers sold for 285c/$1140. Six tooth charbray heifers from Gin Gin sold for 274c/$1371. Brahman heifers from Theodore with two to six teeth sold for 281c/$1401. Milk and two-tooth droughtmaster steers from Hervey Bay sold for 310c/$1336. Droughtmaster two tooth steers from Maryborough sold for 300c/$1342. Milk and two tooth steers from Coalstoun Lakes sold for 296c/$1229. Milk and two tooth charbray steers from Ban Ban Springs sold for 294c/$1062. Milk tooth brangus steers from Hervey Bay sold for 298c/$1267. Milk tooth brahman steers from Yaamba sold for 290c/$1080. Milk tooth droughtmaster steers from Bundaberg sold for 308c/$1114. Milk tooth simmental-cross steers from Theodore sold for
323c/$977. Charbray milk tooth steers from Crownthorpe sold for 303c/$1070. Santa gertrudis weaner steers from Mount Perry sold for 329c/$871. Simbrah weaner steers from Murgon sold for 327c/$633. Simmental-cross weaner steers from Gin Gin sold for 290c/$596. Angus-cross weaner steers from Proston sold for 327c/$759. Brangus weaner steers from Wallaville sold for 319c/$788. Brangus weaner steers from Banana sold for 327c/$768. Droughtmaster weaner steers from Gayndah sold for 309c/$649. Charbray milk tooth heifers from Mundubbera sold for 286c/$1033. Droughtmaster milk tooth heifers from Monto sold for 272c/$790. Romagnola-cross milk tooth heifers from Gayndah sold for 282c/$1042. Milk tooth braford heifers from Mundubbera sold for 280c/$884. Charbray weaner heifers from Biggenden sold for 271c/$743. Crossbred weaner heifers from Hervey Bay sold to 266c/$736. Charbray weaner heifers from Mundubbera sold for 264c/$635. Santa gertrudis weaner heifers
from Mount Perry sold for 270c/$655. Next Biggenden meatworks and store sale is Monday, November 19. MURGON A TOTAL of 980 was yarded in Murgon on Tuesday, November 6. Export cattle and feeder types remained fully firm on the previous market with younger weaner steers and heifers slightly easier. Cattle were consigned from Mundubbera, Coringa, Biggenden, Gayndah, Kingaroy and Nanango. Heavy bulls sold to $2.74c/kg and $2420. Bullocks topped at $3.11c/kg for $2050. The cow market was fully firm with 500kg-plus animals selling to $2.59c/kg and $1650. Cows 400-500kg sold to $2.35c/kg, averaging $2.25c/kg. Cows less than 400kg sold to $2.20c/kg. Export heifers sold to $2.90c/kg and $1430. Droughtmaster steers 440kg from Redgate sold to $3.10c/kg for $1360. Droughtmaster-cross steers from Nanango weighing 340kg sold to $988 at $2.90c/kg. Brahman-cross steers 387kg from Murgon sold for $2.87c/kg to return $1110. Droughtmaster-cross steers from Tansey with a weight of 395kg sold to $1140 at $2.89c/kg. Two pens of santa weaner steers from Gayndah sold for $3.07c/kg for $725 and $747 at $2.89c/kg. Charbray weaner steers from Tansey sold to $2.90c/kg for $716. Two pens of santa steers from Coringa sold for $2.90c/kg to return $734 and $631 respectively. Three pens of droughtmaster-cross steers from Johnstown sold for $2.85c/kg to average $755, the draft averaging 264kg. Light weaner steers topped at $2.80c/kg and $560. Droughtmaster heifers 385kg from Merlwood sold to $1070 at $2.78c/kg. Santa heifers weighing 326kg from Gayndah also sold to $2.78c/kg for $908. Droughtmaster heifers 340kg sold to $932 at $2.73c/kg.
Charbray weaner heifers 306kg from Wooroonden sold for $2.67c/kg to return $820. Simmental-cross weaner heifers from Manyung sold for $808 at $2.74c/kg. Santa weaner heifers from Paradise Dam sold for $700 at $2.68c/kg. A big percentage of the weaner heifers sold in the $2.40c/kg to $2.60c/kg bracket. The next Murgon sale is on November 20, at 8am.