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Murgon Report 4.12.2018

 

950 were yarded in Murgon Tuesday for the fortnightly Liveweight sale.  Export cattle were easier across the board.  Feeder types remained firm as did better lines of weaner steers and heifers.  The market for lesser quality lighter steers and heifers was tougher.  Cattle were drawn from Biloela, Mundubbera, Mt Perry Coringa, Gayndah, Yarraman, Nanango, Kingaroy Kilkivan and locally.  Heavy Bulls sold to $2.60 c/kg and $2336.00.  Bullocks topped at $2.90 c/kg for $1730.00.  Cows over 500 kg sold to $2.35 c/kg averaging $2.27 c/kg.  Cows 400 – 500 kg sold to $2.33 c/kg.  Lighter Cows topped at $2.10 c/kg.  Angus steers from Manyung sold to $1452.00 at $2.92 c/kg.  Droughtmaster steers from Crownthorpe weighing 401 kg sold to $3.09 c/kg and $1241.00.  421 kg Charolais steers from Wondai sold for $1223.00 at $2.90 c/kg.  455 kg Blonde steers from Kilkivan sold for $2.90 c/kg returning $1294.00.  Murray Grey steers from Stonelands returned $1125.00 at $2.85 c/kg and 395 kg.  393 kg Brahman cross steers from Biloela sold for $1104.00 and $2.83 c/kg.  2 pens of Droughtmaster cross steers from Merlwood sold for $1104.00 (2.83) & $846.00 (2.82).  320 kg South Devon cross steers from Nanango sold to $2.80 c/kg to return $900.00.  Charbray steers from Tansey weighing 257 kg sold to $2.96 c/kg and $761.00.  Local Droughtmaster steers sold to $800.00 at $2.81 c/kg.  Braford cross weaner steers from Mt Perry sold for $648.00 and $2.81 c/kg.  Light Brangus weaner steers form Brigooda sold to $554.00.  387 kg Santa heifers from Goomeri sold to $2.58 c/kg and $1000.00.  Droughtmaster cross heifers from Mondure weighing 355 kg sold to $914.00 at $2.57 c/kg.  340 kg Droughtmaster heifers from Goomeri sold for $2.54 c/kg returning $866.00.  298 kg Angus heifers from Yarraman sold for $2.45 c/kg returning $731.00.  230 kg Braford heifers from Mt Perry sold for $579.00 at $2.50 c/kg.  Few Cows & calves were yarded selling to $1000.00.  The last sale for 2018 is Tuesday the 18th of December at 8.00 am.            

 

Market Summary 4/12/18              
Murgon Saleyards # # av c/kg max c/kg av kg/hd av $/hd Max $/hd
Bulls 18   245 268.2 646.9 $1,585.00 $2,336.00
Cows 174   209.2 235.2 473.6 $991.00 $1,586.00
Cows and Calves 10 10       $926.00 $1,020.00
Heifers 268   231.1 260.2 275.7 $637.00 $1,197.00
Mickeys 14   242.6 244.2 281.4 $683.00 $736.00
Steers & Bullocks 356   262.3 309.2 312.4 $819.00 $1,733.00
Total 840 10 237.7 309.2 341.1 $812.00 $2,336.00