Light steers top at 570.2c at Murgon sale

Market fully firm at Murgon except for softening price for export cattle

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Some 1200 head were yarded at Murgon for the February 16 sale.

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Some 1200 head were yarded at Murgon for the February 16 sale.

All descriptions were fully firm with the exception of export cattle which sold to slightly softer rates.

Cattle were drawn from Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Biggenden, Durong, Kingaroy, Nanango, Kandanga, Kilkivan and locally.

Bulls sold to 326c per kilogram and $2700.

Heavy cows over 500 kilograms sold to 309c and $2270, averaging 293c. Cows 400 to 500 kg sold to 292c for an average of 278c. Lighter cows under 400 kg sold to 290c.

Export heifers topped at 355c and $2550.

A draft of Charolais cross steers from Mt Perry sold for 459c to average $1910 and 420 kg.

A line of 417 kg Brahman cross steers from Nanango sold to 443c and $1850.

Droughtmaster steers from Tansey sold for $1934 at 440c.

Charolais cross steers from Proston weighing 493 kg returned $2150 at 436c.

Droughtmaster cross steers weighing 385 kg sold for $1794 and 466c.

Brangus steers from Yarraman sold to 460c and $1645 while 312kg Charbray steers from Tansey sold for 480c returning $1500.

Charbray weaner steers from Durong sold to $1604 and 555c.

Santa cross weaner steers from Proston sold for 496c and $1505.

Charbray weaner steers from Durong sold for $1224. at 550c.

Light Droughtmaster weaner steers from Gayndah sold to 570c to return $977.

Local Gelbvieh weaner steers sold for $1018 at 536c.

Charolais cross heifers weighing 350kg from Hivesville sold for $1580 at 450c.

Droughtmaster heifers from Gayndah sold for 454c returning $1362.

Some320 Simmental cross heifers from Cushnie sold to $1447 at 452c.

Murray Grey weaner heifers from Goomeri sold for $1023 and 476c.

Simmental cross weaner heifers from Tingoora sold for $1126 and 466c.

Angus cross weaner heifers from Proston sold for 459c returning $1258.

Light Brahman cross weaner heifers from Durong sold to 518c/ and $738.

PTIC Droughtmaster Cows sold for $1760. Cows and calves topped at $2220.

The next Murgon sale will be on Tuesday, March 2 at 8am.

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