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Murgon Report 09.10.2018

 

Export and Feedlot types again sold to strong rates in Murgon on Tuesday with Agents yarding 500 head.   Numbers were drawn from Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry Biggenden, Kingaroy, Yarraman & locally.  Heavy Bulls topped at $2.67 c/kg for $2658.00.  Bullocks sold to $2.99 c/kg and $1959.00.  Heavy Cows also sold to slightly dearer rates topping at $2.53 c/kg and $1560.00.  Cows 400 – 500 kg sold to $2.41 c/kg, averaging $2.03 c/kg.  Lighter Cows under 400 kg sold to a top of $2.17 c/kg.  495 kg Droughtmaster steers from Wondai sold to $2.78 c/kg to return $1378.00.  Brangus steers from Murgon sold to $2.72 c/kg at 405 kg for $1104.00.  A line of Droughtmaster weaner steers from Manumbar sold to $627.00 for 222 kg and $2.82 c/kg.  Charolais cross weaner steers from Wooroonden sold for $2.68 c/kg & $704.00.  465 kg Brahman Heifers sold to $1209.00 at $2.60 c/kg.  2 pens of Angus heifers from Yarraman sold to $2.32 c/kg & $2.25 c/kg for $586.00 & $492.00.  3 pens of light Droughtmaster cross heifers from Manumbar sold for $2.30 c/kg ($500.00), $2.35 c/kg ($385.00) & $2.59 c/kg ($312.00).  Cows & Calves were in limited numbers and sold to a top of $1200.00.  The next Murgon sale is on Tuesday the 23rd  of October at 8.00 am.            

 

Market Summary 09/10/18            
Murgon Saleyards # # av c/kg max c/kg av $/hd Max $/hd
Bulls 25   222.9 267.2 $904.71 $2,658.64
Cows 143   203.9 253.2 $926.00 $1,783.52
Cows and Calves 15 15     $913.00 $1,200.00
Heifers 157   223.1 260 $534.19 $1,316.64
Steers & Bullocks 174   266.3 299.2 $865.11 $1,959.76
Total 514 15 230.1 299.2 $780.43 $2,658.64