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Murgon Report 14.05.2019

 

1100 were yarded in Murgon Tuesday.  Export cattle remained relatively firm and heavy feeders sold to a strong market.  Weaner steers and heifers continue to sell to depressed values.   Heavy Bulls sold to $2.47 and $2210.00.  Bullocks topped at $2.91 c/kg and $1950.00.  Cows over 500 kg sold to $2.30 c/kg averaging $2.28 c/kg.  Cows 400 – 500 kg sold to $2.40 c/kg.  Lighter Cows under 400 kg topped at $1.75 c/kg.  Export Heifers topped at $2.43 c/kg for $1260.00.  Cattle were drawn from Gayndah, Mt Perry, Durong, Nanango, Kingaroy, Kilkivan & locally.  2 pens of Charbray steers from Manyung sold for $2.86 c/kg ($1357.00) & $2.85 c/kg ($1230.00).  447 kg Santa cross steers from Proston sold for $1265.00 at $2.83 c/kg.  Local Droughtmaster steers weighing 480 kg sold for $1364.00 at $2.83 c/kg.  457 kg Santa cross steers from Redgate sold to $2.82 c/kg returning $1291.00.  438 kg Gelvieh steers sold for $1241.00 and $2.83 c/kg.  382 kg Charolais steers sold for $2.79 c/kg to return $1068.00.  Local Droughtmaster weaner steers sold for $633.00 and $2.41 c/kg.  Angus cross weaner steers from Brigooda also sold for $2.41 c/kg and $594.00.  2 pens of Charolais weaner steers from Brigooda sold for $2.40 c/kg returning $693.00 & $591.00.  Local Charolais cross heifers sold to $2.50 c/kg for $1014.00 & $1042.00 at $2.47 c/kg.  Santa heifers from Wondai weighing 450 kg sold for $1120.00 and $2.47 c/kg.  390 kg Hereford cross heifers sold for $930.00 at $2.39 c/kg.  Weaner heifers topped at $2.21 c/kg.  Charolais weaner heifers from Proston sold to $2.18 c/kg returning $629.00.  Cows & Calves sold to $900.00.  The next Murgon sale is on Tuesday the 28th of May at 8.00 am.      

 

 

Market Summary 14/05/19              
Murgon Saleyards # # av c/kg max c/kg av kg/hd av $/hd Max $/hd
Bulls 12   237.8 252.2 646.3 $1,537.00 $2,212.00
Cows 174 1 187.7 240 472 $883.00 $1,543.00
Cows and Calves 5 5       $809.00 $8,995.00
Heifers 375   212.3 250 320.3 $680.00 $1,265.00
Mickeys 2   194.2 208.2 302.5 $588.00 $635.00
Calves 0 1       $200.00 $200.00
Steers & Bullocks 445   258.1 291.2 396.2 $1,023.00 $1,956.00
Total 1008 7 228.4 291.2 383.8 $875.00 $2,212.00

 

 

 

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Charolais Weaner Steers $1060.00

 

Pratt Agencies held their Annual Weaner Show & Sale last Friday with 1200 quality calves yarded for the event.  The quality of the yarding was outstanding and the freshness of the calves was surprising considering the very dry period experienced since Christmas.  Greg & Julie Zahl from Gayndah were awarded Most Successful Exhibitor.  Ross & Beth Shanks Booubyjan won the best pen of Droughtmaster Infused weaners. G & J Zahl Gayndah sold 2 pens of Charolais cross steers for $3.22 c/kg returning $1060.00 & $918.00.  Their draft of 40 steers averaged $3.18 c/kg.  Bandamill Murgon sold Charolais steers 316 kg for $2.85 c/kg & $903.00.  Simmental steers a/c D & D Morris Wondai sold for $2.66 c/kg ($940.00) & $2.74 c/kg ($916.00).  Charbray steers from M Smith Gayndah sold for $2.93 c/kg and $838.00.  Wildhorse Pastoral Manumbar sold Santa steers for $721.00 at $2.87 c/kg.  257 kg Charolais steers from Murgon sold to $2.85 c/kg and $733.00.  A & R Barsby Tansey sold Charbray steers for $881.00 (2.69) & $806.00 (2.78).  Charbray steers from Goomeri weighing 266 kg sold to $2.83 c/kg to return $755.00.  G & A Sippel Murgon sold 313 kg red Angus steers for $843.00 at $2.69 c/kg.  275 kg Santa cross steers from Nanango sold for $778.00 and $2.82 c/kg.  285 kg Charolais steers from Murgon sold for $2.79 c/kg returning $795.00.  Brangus steers from Mondure sold to $2.70 c/kg and $745.00.  A & R Barsby Tansey sold 315 kg Charbray heifers for $2.71 c/kg and $854.00.  They also sold 332 kg heifers for $858.00 at $2.58 c/kg.  2 pens of Charolais cross heifers from Gayndah sold for $726.00 (2.37) & $703.00 (2.45).  R & D Warren Mondure sold 2 pens of Brangus heifers for $2.41 c/kg returning $713.00 & $629.00.        

Market Summary 3/5/19            
Murgon Saleyards # # av c/kg max c/kg av $/hd Max $/hd
Heifers 384   219.5 271.2 $549.74 $858.52
Steers  773   259.6 322.2 $651.50 $1,059.81
Total 1157   246.3   $617.73  

 

 

         

 

Murgon Report 30.04.2019

 

Numbers were back to 550 in Murgon Tuesday.  Export cattle and any heavier feeder types sold to firm rates.  The market for younger weaner animals was tougher.  Heavy Bulls sold to $2.48 and $2050.00.  Bullocks topped at $2.98 c/kg for $1850.00.  Cows over 500 kg sold to $2.39 c/kg averaging $2.25 c/kg.  Cows 400 – 500 kg sold to $2.27 c/kg.  Lighter Cows under 400 kg topped at $1.97 c/kg.  Export Heifers topped at $2.40 c/kg for $1250.0.  Cattle were drawn from Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Durong, Nanango, Kingaroy & locally.  445 Droughtmaster steers from Binjour sold for $1235.00 at $2.77 c/kg.  Charbray steers weighing 440 kg sold to $1171.00 at $2.66 c/kg.  334 kg Santa cross steers from Murgon sold for $2.50 c/kg to return $836.00.   Droughtmaster steers from Goomeri sold for $545.00 at $2.50 c/kg.  Angus cross weaner steers from Kilkivan sold for $681.00 and $2.29 c/kg and $515.00 at $2.30 c/kg.  312 kg Santa cross heifers sold to $655.00 at $2.10 c/kg.  Droughtmaster cross heifers from Goomeri sold to $2.06 c/kg returning $532.00.  Cows & calves sold to $1070.00.

 

     

 

Market Summary 30/4/19              
Murgon Saleyards # # av c/kg max c/kg av kg/hd av $/hd Max $/hd
Bulls 22   232.3 248.2 647.7 $1,505.00 $2,035.00
Cows 158   189.2 239.2 441.2 $835.00 $1,656.00
Cows and Calves 12 12       $862.00 $1,070.00
Heifers 145   197.3 240.2 295.8 $584.00 $1,251.00
Mickeys 43   201.7 282.2 248.3 $501.00 $847.00
Steers & Bullocks 180   236.6 298.2 309.8 $733.00 $1,858.00
Total 560 12 208.6 298.2 352.7 $738.00 $2,035.00