Murgon Report 30/06/2020: Values remained fully firm for the 1200 yarded in Murgon today. The yarding comprised of 300 Export, a limited number of feeders and the balance being younger weaner age cattle. Bulls topped at to $3.26 c/kg and $2550.00. Heavy Cows over 500 kilograms topped at $3.15 per kilogram and $2450.00 averaging $2.73 c/kg. Cows 400 to 500 kg sold to $2.83 per kilogram for a $2.52 average. Lighter Cows under 400 kg topped at $2.40. Export heifers sold to $3.39 per kilogram and $1710.00. Cattle were drawn from Biloela, Baffle Creek, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Biggenden, Durong, Nanango, Kingaroy, Kilkivan and locally. 402 Brangus steers from Wondai sold for $1562.00 at $3.88 c/kg. Charolais steers weighing 400 kg sold for $3.83 c/kg to return $1539.00. 2 pens of 4 tooth Gelbvieh steers from Johnstown sold for $3.66 c/kg, $1821.00 & $3.67 c/kg and $1663.00. Local Belmont Red steers sold for $1661.00 at $3.70 c/kg. 360 kg Santa cross steers from Wooroonden sold for $1386.00 at $3.85 c/kg. Brangus steers from Booubyjan sold for $1264.00 at $3.85 c/kg. Charolais cross weaner steers from Brigooda sold for $4.46 c/kg returning $1020.00 & $799.00. Charolais cross weaner steers from Wondai sold for $916.00 at $4.24 c/kg. Droughtmaster weaner steers from Tansey sold for $968.00 and $3.98 c/kg. Braford weaner steers from Booubyjan sold for $3.96 c/kg returning $794.00. Santa cross weaner steers from Redgate sold for $803.00 at $4.25 c/kg. Braford weaner steers from Wondai sold for 815.00 at $4.18 c/kg. 349 kg Santa cross heifers from Hivesville sold for $1284.00 at $3.67 c/kg. Angus heifers from Durong sold for $1224.00 and $3.59 c/kg. 2 pens of Santa heifers from Kingaroy sold for $3.58 c/kg, $1256.00 & $3.50 c/kg and $1049.00. Droughtmaster cross weaner heifers weighing 209 kg sold for $3.94 c/kg to return $824.00. 2 pens of Santa heifers from Gayndah sold for $3.69 c/kg to return $1095.00 & $850.00. Brangus cross weaner heifers from Baffle Creek sold to $3.59 c/kg returning $754.00. Light Brangus weaner heifers from Gayndah sold for $3.87 c/kg and $747.00.
The Next Murgon Sale is on Tuesday the 14th of July at 8.00 am
June EOFY Weaner Sale Murgon Weaner Steers To $4.58 c/kg: 1500 good quality weaners were yarded in Murgon last Friday for Pratt Agencies Annual June weaner sale. The overall weight of the calves was lighter than usually sold due to the difficult conditions experienced until the season broke in February, but the quality of the yarding was to its normal very high standard and a credit to the breeders. The yarding averaged $3.95 c/kg. Best overall pen of steers was won by C & H Heness Goomeri and sold for $4.42 c/kg returning $1173.00. Prize winning Charbray steers from W & S Dollard Manyung sold for $1129.00 at $4.44 c/kg. Charbray steers a/c A & R Barsby Tansey also sold for $4.44 c/kg and $1105.00. M Smith Gayndah sold Charbray steers for $4.49 c/kg for $1110.00. Charolais steers from Brigooda a/c J & B Smith sold for $1055.00 at $4.49 c/kg. Santa steers a/c J Rickards Proston sold for $4.44 c/kg returning $976.00. Santa cross steers from R Schmidt Stalworth sold for $1108.00 at $4.53 c/kg. A draft of 45 Braford cross steers a/c P & A Dingle Mt Perry sold for an average of $1062.00 at $4.26 c/kg topping at $1269.00. Santa steers from Wildhorse Pastoral Manumbar sold for $4.56 c/kg and $961.00. Charolais steers from G & J Zahl Gayndah sold to $4.58 c/kg for $914.00. Charbray steers from Cinnabar also sold to $4.58 and $842.00. Prize winners in Steers for Trade, M & S Kenny’s 2 pens of Braford steers sold for an average of $833.00 at $4.46 c/kg. Light Droughtmaster steers from Gundiah sold for $874.00 at $4.52 c/kg. 253 kg Brangus steers from R & D Warren Mondure sold for $1118.00 at $4.38 c/kg. Brangus steers a/c E & S Pick Tansey sold for $4.40 c/kg to return $788.00. Santa steers from M & M Perkins Kilkivan sold to $4.42 c/kg and $818.00. Simmental heifers a/c C & H Heness sold to $1014.00 at $3.75 c/kg. Charolais heifers from Brigooda sold for $819.00 at $3.85 c/kg. Charolais heifers from B & S Rattey Byee sold for $3.74 c/kg ($905.00) & $3.78 c/kg ($735.00). Charbray heifers from Tansey sold for $915.00 at $3.75 c/kg. Santa heifers from K Perkins Kilkivan sold for $3.79 c/kg for $929.00. Santa cross heifers from T Stanton Tansey sold for $899.00 at $3.77 c/kg. Charolais heifers from Gayndah sold for $783.00 at $3.78 c/kg. Light Brangus heifers from Cinnabar sold for $674.00 at $3.76 c/kg. Speckle Park heifers from Byee sold to $4.21 c/kg for $619.00.