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Murgon Report 24/03/2020

 

           Agents yarded 1150 head in Murgon on Tuesday.  The market for all descriptions remained fully firm.  Bulls sold to $3.08 c/kg and $2558.00.  Bullocks sold to $3.45 c/kg and $1846.00.  Heavy Cows over 500 kilograms topped at $2.84 per kilogram and $1574.00 averaging $2.60 c/kg.  Cows 400 to 500 kg also sold to $2.81 per kilogram for a $2.59 average.   Lighter Cows under 400 kg topped at $2.44.  Export heifers sold to $3.18 per kilogram and $1600.00.  Cattle were drawn from Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Nanango, Yarraman, Kingaroy, Kilkivan and locally.  Charbray and Droughtmaster steers from Manumbar sold to $3.53 c/kg for $1448.00.  406 kg Braford steers from Redgate sod to $1430.00 at $3.52 c/kg.  Santa cross steers from Manumbar with a weight of 400 kg sold to $1376.00 and $3.44 c/kg.  Local Charbray steers weighing 355 kg sold for $1260.00 and $3.55 c/kg.  389 kg Charbray steers from Gayndah sold for $3.54 c/kg returning $1378.00.  Charbray steers from Cloyna weighing 350 kg sold for $3.47 c/kg and $1218.00.  Limousin cross weaner steers from Hivesville sold for $3.70 c/kg to return $1005.00.  Charbray weaner steers from Gayndah also sold to $3.70 c/kg and $972.00.  Light Simmental steers sold to $3.80 c/kg for $562.00.  Angus cross heifers from Hivesville topped at $3.39 c/kg and $1577.00.  Local 406 kg Brahman heifers sold to $3.38 c/kg to return $1373.00.  359 kg Droughtmaster cross heifers from Wondai sold for $1180.00 at $3.28 c/kg.  378 kg Charbray heifers from Goomeri sold to $1226.00 at $3.24 c/kg.  2 pens of quality Brangus weaners from Gayndah sold for $893.00 and $967.00 at $3.43 c/kg and $3.41 c/kg respectively.  Local Brahman cross weaner heifers sold for $758.00 and $3.42 c/kg.  Brangus weaner heifers from Biloela sold to $801.00 at $3.41 c/kg.  Cows & calves sold to $1200.00.  

           The next Murgon sale is on Tuesday the 7th of April at 8.00 am.

 

 

Market Summary 24/3/20            
Murgon Saleyards # av c/kg max c/kg av kg/hd av $/hd Max $/hd
Bulls 30 276.2 317.2 598.5 $1,653.00 $2,697.00
Cows 310 250.7 316.2 466.7 $1,170.00 $1,648.00
Cows & Calves 5       $958.00 $1,200.00
Heifers 404 302 343.2 293.9 $888.00 $1,487.72
Mickeys 42 315.4 355.2 312.3 $985.00 $1,211.00
Steers & Bullocks 357 327.7 380.2 306.1 $1,003.00 $1,847.00
Total 1148 289.7 380.2 353.3 $1,024.00 $2,697.00