Murgon Report 25/08/2020
Weaner Steers $4.49 c/kg
Agents yarded 600 in Murgon on Tuesday. Export cattle remained firm on previous sales. Weaner cattle sold to a very strong market. Heavy Bulls topped at to $2.77 c/kg and $2523.00. Bullocks sold to $3.40 for $1868.00. Heavy Cows over 500 kilograms topped at $2.83 per kilogram and $1712.00 averaging $2.79 c/kg. Cows 400 to 500 kg sold to $2.83 per kilogram for a $2.57 average. Lighter Cows under 400 kg topped at $2.42. Export heifers sold to $2.99 per kilogram and $1899.00. Cattle were drawn from Eidsvold, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Kingaroy, Kilkivan and locally. Hereford steers from Manumbar sold for $3.40 c/kg and $1868.00. 450kg Angus Steers from Wondai sold to $4.04c/kg to return $1818.00. Local Santa steers weighing 456kg sold for $3.80 c/kg and $1736.00. Santa cross steers from Kingaroy with a weight of 388kg sold to $3.89 to return $1512.00. 394 kg Charbray steers sold for $1522.00 at $3.86 c/kg. 3 pens of quality Droughtmaster weaner steers from Hivesville sold to a top of $4.22 c/kg to top at $932.00. Santa weaner steers from Proston sold for $1029.00 at $4.26 c/kg. Light Braford cross weaner steers sold to $4.49 and $710.00. Charbray heifers from Boondooma weighing 400kg sold to $3.29c/kg and $1316.00. Angus heifers from Goomeri sold for $1552.00 at $3.20 c/kg. 344 kg Charbray heifers sold for $3.68 c/kg returning $1266.00. Angus weaner heifers from Yarraman sold to $3.99 c/kg and $814.00. Light Brahman cross weaner heifers sold for $819.00 at $3.60 c/kg. Crossbred Cows & Calves sold to $1575.00.
The Next Murgon Sale is on Tuesday the 8th of September at 8.00 am