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Murgon Report 14/01/2020

 

           Murgon Agents yarded just short of 800 head for the first sale for 2020.  The market for Export cattle as well as feeders was similar to the last sale.  Weaner steers and heifers were harder to shift.  Bulls sold to $2.29 c/kg.  Heavy Cows over 500 kilograms topped at $2.40 per kilogram and $1530.00.  Cows 400 to 500 kg sold to $2.27 per kilogram averaging $1.82 per kilogram.   Lighter Cows under 400 kg topped at $2.17.  Export heifers sold to $2.69 per kilogram and $1320.00.  Cattle were drawn from Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Biggenden, Nanango, Durong, Kingaroy, Kilkivan and locally.  2 pens of Charbray steers from Mt Perry sold for $2.80 c/kg to return $1123.00 & $98.00.  370 kg Santa steers from Mt Larcom sold for $1075.00 at $2.90 c/kg.  311 kg Droughtmaster steers from Tansey sold for $856.00 at $2.75 c/kg.  Charbray steers weighing 320 kg sold to $2.60 c/kg to return $832.00.  Limousin weaner steers from Mt McEuen sold for $695.00 at $2.60 c/kg.  Brangus weaner steers from Mondure sold for $506.00 at $2.22 c/kg.  Euro cross heifers from Wondai sold for $2.52 c/kg and $844.00.  Charolais cross heifers from Wheatlands sold for $880.00 at $2.50 c/kg.  311 kg Brahman cross heifers from Tansey sold to $753.00 at $2.42 c/kg.  Hereford heifers from Johnstown sold for $2.37 c/kg returning $672.00.  2 pens of Droughtmaster heifers from Tansey sold for $2.26 c/kg to return $649.00 & $593.00.  Brangus weaner heifers sold for $2.01 c/kg and $327.00.

           The next Murgon sale is on Tuesday the 28th of January at 8.00 am.

Market Summary 14/01/2020              
Murgon Saleyards # # av c/kg max c/kg av kg/hd av $/hd Max $/hd
Bulls 8   202.6 229.2 704.4 $1,427.00 $1,960.00
Cows 161   171.8 240.2 440.2 $756.00 $1,527.00
Cows and Calves 0 14       $721.00 $810.00
Heifers 268   201.6 269.2 250.5 $505.00 $1,319.00
Mickeys 4   174.1 181.2 296.3 $516.00 $680.00
Steers & Bullocks 209 1 231.1 290 274 $630.00 $1,617.00
Total 650 15 199.4 290 310.9 $621.00 $1,960.00

 
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