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Murgon Sale Report 13/06/2017

 

650 Head cattle were yarded in Murgon on Tuesday with all descriptions selling to firm rates based on the previous sale. 

There was a noticeable increase in heavier Export cattle with Bullocks & Cows numbering just over 230. 

Cattle were consigned from Mt Larcom, Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Nanango, Kingaroy, Kumbia, Kilkivan & local areas. 

Heavy Bulls topped at $2.69 c/kg and $2150.00. 

Export Heifers also sold strongly topping at $2.80 c/kg & $1500.00. 

The best of the heavy Cows sold to $2.46 c/kg. 

Cows over 500 kg averaged $2.34 c/kg. 

Cows 400 – 500 kg averaged $2.17 c/kg selling to $2.36 c/kg. 

Lighter Cows under 400 kg averaged $1.76 c/kg. 

Charbray steers from “Wigton” Hivesville sold for $3.39 c/kg returning $1696.00. 

Droughtmaster steers from R Glenny Kumbia sold for $3.35 c/kg to return $1610.00. 

Droughtmaster cross steers a/c I. R. Clarke Redgate sold to $3.32 c/kg for a return of $1520.00. 

Local Santa cross steers weighing 400 kg sold for $1340.00 also at $3.32 c/kg. 

485 kg Santa steers sold to $1570.00 at $3.24 c/kg. 

380 kg Droughtmaster cross steers from A & L Wilkins Murgon sold for $1290.00 and $3.40 c/kg. 

Droughtmaster steers a/c P Powne Wheatlands sold for $1250.00 at $3.40 c/kg. 

L & T Smith Mt Larcom sold Santa steers weighing 385 kg for $1248.00 (3.24). 

Droughtmaster weaner steers from Freedom Farming Tansey sold for $770.00 and $3.53 c/kg. 

Charbray weaner steers B & K King Mundubbera sold for $706.00 at $3.54 c/kg. 

Quality Simmental cross weaner steers from Nicolson Family Trust Mundubbera sold for $877.00. 

Local Charbray Heifers weighing $430 kg sold for $1222.00 and $2.84 c/kg. 

316 kg Santa Heifers sold to $3.20 c/kg returning $1011.00. 

K & M Sippel Goomeri sold 272 kg Santa weaner Heifers for $911.00 at $3.35 c/kg. 

250 kg Charbray weaner Heifers from D & G Wolter Moffatdale sold for $810.00 and $3.24 c/kg. 

Light Brahman cross Heifers from Hivesvillle sold for $618.00. 

The next Murgon sale will be on Tuesday the 27th of June at 8.00 am.         

 

 

 

Market Summary 13/06/2017          
Murgon Saleyards Weights/KG # av c/kg max c/kg av $/hd Max $/hd
Yearling Steers 0-330 27 308.2 340 $713.42 $1,031.25
  330-400 2 294.6 300 $1,038.33 $1,050.00
  Over 400 4 306.8 343.2 $1,284.75 $1,389.96
             
Steers 0-400 148 311.9 354.2 $923.95 $1,292.76
  400-500 75 292.6 339.2 $1,341.03 $1,696.00
  500-600 67 278.8 319.2 $1,559.22 $1,697.92
  600-750 2 285.6 287.2 $1,928.03 $2,003.61
             
Yearling Heifers 0-330 4 320 320 $804.00 $804.00
             
Heifers 0-540 132 293.1 335.2 $792.58 $1,499.07
  Over 540 1 256.2 256.2 $1,550.01 $1,550.01
             
Bulls 0-450 27 313.8 369.2 $657.78 $1,120.12
  450-600 4 229.9 247.2 $1,138.10 $1,297.80
  Over 600 2 265.4 269.2 $1,983.57 $2,150.04
             
Cows 0-400 25 176.7 199.2 $579.38 $774.99
  400-520 85 217 258.2 $973.48 $1,252.27
  Over 520 28 234.1 246.2 $1,355.34 $1,653.40
             
Cows and Calves   3     $1,430.00 $1,430.00
Total   639 274 369.2 $1,024.59 $2,150.04