Cows and calves hit $3590

Cows and calves hit $3590

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There were 2693 cattle and 2768 sheep from Queensland offered online last week.

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Queensland Cattle numbers held firm last week to total 2693 head.

SM cows with CAF sold from $1900 to $3590/head to average $2792/head.

Droughtmaster cross cows with CAF from Dalby aged two to 10 years weighing 424kg returned $2950/head and will journey to Forbes, NSW.

Heifers weighing between 200-280kg sold from 448c/kg to 809c/kg to average 585c/kg.

From Moonie, a line of Angus cross weaner heifers aged six to seven months weighing 220kg returned 690c/kg.

Heifers weighing between 330-400kg sold from 398c/kg to 556c/kg to average 464c/kg.

From Blackall, a line of Santa Gertrudis heifers aged 12 to 14 months weighing 335kg returned 531c/kg.

Steers weighing between 200-280kg sold from 499c/kg to 834c/kg to average 626c/kg.

From Kilkivan, a line of Brahman/Angus backgrounder steers aged four to seven months weighing 211kg returned 641c/kg and will journey to Dalby.

Steers weighing between 280-330kg sold from 460c/kg to 622c/kg to average 522c/kg.

From Winton, a line of Santa Gertrudis Cross Backgrounder steers aged seven to 18 months weighing 307kg returned 511c/kg and will journey to Rangeville.

SHEEP

Queensland sheep numbers totalled 2768 head last week, a decrease of 2610 head from the previous week.

Merino wether lambs sold from $90 to $172/head to total $140/head.

From Muttaburra, a line of May/Jun '20 drop wether lambs weighing 37kg returned $130/head and will journey to Longreach, NSW.

NSM Merino ewes sold from $120 to $266/head to average $194/head.

From Muttaburra, a line of 5.5 to 8.5-year-old ewes weighing returned $138/head and will journey to Cunnamulla.

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