Murgon Report 29/08/23
900 were yarded yesterday in Murgon with the market falling in places to levels not experienced since 2019. The combination of dry weather and the oversupply of cattle to the market is driving values down. Heavy Bulls sold to $2.40 per kilogram and $1670.00. Cows over 500 kilograms sold to $2.09 per kilogram and $1420.00 averaging $2.04. Cows 400 to 500 kg topped at $1.98 per kilogram for $980.00. Cows under 400 kg sold to $1.70. Export heifers sold to $2.40 per kilogram for $1450.00. Cattle were drawn from Gayndah, Mundubbera, Boondooma, Kingaroy, Yarraman, Nanango, Kilkivan, Gunalda & local areas. Santa steers 450 kg from Merlwood sold for $1350.00 at $3.00 c/kg. Droughtmaster steers from Johnstown weighing 428 kg sold for $3.01 c/kg returning $1290.00. 380 kg Limousin steers from Tingoora sold for $1200.00 at $3.16 c/kg. Santa steers ex Wooroonden sold for $1170.00 at $3.13 c/kg. Speckled Park steers from Cushnie 290 kg sold for $812.00 at $2.80 c/kg. 300 kg Charbray steers from Goomeri sold for $823.00 at $2.73 c/kg. Santa cross weaner steers from Murgon sold to $2.85 c/kg for $680.00. 3 Pens of Santa weaner steers from Gayndah sold to $2.81 c/kg topping at $730.00. Santa heifers from Wooroolin sold to $2.40 c/kg and $1190.00. Droughtmaster heifers weighing 390 kg sold for $2.45 c/kg and $950.00. Limousin heifers ex Tingoora weighing 300 kg sold for $830.00 at $2.70 c/kg. The market for weaner heifers was very tough with very few selling above $1.70 c/kg.
The next sale is on Tuesday the 12th of September at 8.00 am.
Murgon Report 15/08/23
650 were sold in Murgon yesterday with most descriptions remaining reasonably firm. Better quality feeder cattle were slightly dearer. Heavy Bulls sold to $2.60 per kilogram and $2480.00. Cows over 500 kilograms sold to $2.25 per kilogram and $1560.00 averaging $2.02. Cows 400 to 500 kg topped at $2.10 per kilogram for $1170.00. Cows under 400 kg sold to $1.70. Export heifers sold to $2.63 per kilogram for $1350.00. Cattle were drawn from Gayndah, Mundubbera, Kingaroy, Yarraman, Nanango, Kingaroy Kilkivan, Woolooga & local areas. 417 kg Droughtmaster steers from Wooroonden sold for $3.40 c/kg to return $1420.00. A line of Santa steers from Cobbs Hill sold to a top of $3.38 c/kg to average $3.30 c/kg, 455 kg and $1505.00. Angus steers from Hivesville also sold to $3.38 c/kg for $1380.00. 395 kg Charolais cross steers from Proston sold for $3.43 c/kg, weighing 395 kg and returning $1350.00. Charbray steers ex Tansey sold for $11150.00 at $3.38 c/kg. 355 kg Charolais cross steers from Goomeri sold for $1170.00 at $3.30 c/kg. Charbray steers from Goomeri sold for $3.28 c/kg to return $930.00. Local Angus steers from Manyung sold for $3.21 c/kg and $1020.00. Charbray weaner steers from Goomeri sold for $930.00 at $3.15 c/kg. Local Charbray weaner steers sold to $3.28 c/kg for $980.00. Santa cross heifers from Nanango sold for $1310.00 at $2.63 c/kg. Charolais cross heifers 377 kg from Mondure sold for $2.69 c/kg for $1020.00. 395 kg Charolais cross heifers from Cloyna sold for $1040.00 at $2.62 c/kg. Local Charolais cross heifers 360 kg sold for $935.00 and $2.60 c/kg. 300 kg Santa heifers from Goomeri sold to $2.74 c/kg to return $840.00. Charolais cross heifers from Moffatdale sold to $2.58 c/kg for $795.00. Charolais cross weaner heifers from Cloyna sold for $660.00 at $2.36 c/kg. Charolais cross weaner heifers from Goomeri sold for $2.30 c/kg returning $622.00.
The next sale is on Tuesday the 29th of August at 8.00 am.