Weaner heifers sell to 695c, average 623c

Weaner heifers sell to 695c, average 623c

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There were 4739 cattle and 11,735 sheep from Qld offered online last week.

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Queensland cattle numbers decreased by 507 head last week for a total listing of 4739 head.

PTIC cows sold from $1340 to $3210/hd to average $2411/hd. Angus/Santa cows from St George aged three to nine years weighing 583kg returned $2610/hd and will journey to Meandarra. The vendor also offered three other lines of PTIC cows in the sale.

PTIC heifers sold from $1450 to $3200/hd to average $2232/hd. Santa Gertrudis heifers from Boonah aged 26 to 30 months weighing 445kg returned $2320/hd and will journey to Gatton.

Heifers less than 200kg sold from 588c to 695c to average 623c. Santa Cross/Shorthorn heifers from Isisford aged six to nine months weighing 187kg returned 647c and will journey to Manilla, NSW.

Heifers 200-280kg sold from 365c to 660c to average 524c. Charolais cross heifers from Quilpie aged four to 10 months weighing 203kg returned 609c and will journey to Moree, NSW.

Heifers 280-330kg sold from 419c to 601c to average 514c. The top line were 12 to 16-month-old Angus heifers from Tara which weigh 328kg and will journey to Mallanganee, NSW.

Steers 200-280kg sold from 384c to 672c to average 581c. Santa Gertrudis steers from Monto aged four to six months returned 631c and will journey to Rolleston.

Steers 280-330kg sold from 435c to 584c to average 534c. Charolais cross steers from Quilpie aged seven to 14 months weighing 297kg returned 542c and will journey to Highfields.

SHEEP

Queensland sheep numbers decreased by 2155 head to see 11,735 head listed online last week.

Merino wether lambs sold from $125 to $169/hd to average $145/hd. Aug/Oct '20 drop store wether lambs from St George weighing 35kg returned $156/hd and will journey to Goulburn, NSW.

NSM Merino ewes sold from $135 to $145/hd to average $140/hd. A line of 2 to 5.5-year-old ewes from Quilpie weighing 51kg returned the top price and will journey to Bourke, NSW.

Shedding breed lambs sold from 397c to 977c to average 582c. Jan/Feb '21 drop Dorper wether suckers from Cunnamulla weighing 31kg returned 459c and will journey to Condamine.

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