Charbray weaner steers sell for 586c/$1450 at Murgon

Charbray weaner steers sell for 586c/$1450 at Murgon

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Simmental heifers from Goomeri purchased by a Gympie buyer for a
backgrounding operation. Picture: Aussie Land & Livestock

Simmental heifers from Goomeri purchased by a Gympie buyer for a backgrounding operation. Picture: Aussie Land & Livestock

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There was a yarding of 650 head in Murgon on Tuesday.

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There were 650 head yarded in Murgon on Tuesday for the fortnightly liveweight sale.

Values were fully firm throughout based on the previous sale.

Cattle were drawn from Kandanga, Lower Wonga, Gayndah, Nanango, Proston, Durong, Kingaroy, Kilkivan and locally.

Bulls topped at 313c and $2780. Bullocks topped at 368c and $2190.

Heavy cows over 500kg sold to 308c and $1880, averaging 288c. Cows 400 to 500kg sold to 303c for an average of 278c. Lighter cows under 400kg sold to 269c. Export heifers topped at 360c and $1750.

Droughtmaster cross steers 470kg from Wondai sold for $1900 at 404c. Murray Grey steers 440kg sold to 432c returning $1900. Local Belmont red steers, 405kg sold for $1660 at 409c. Droughtmaster steers from Wondai weighing 339kg sold to 510c and $1730. Charbray steers 318kg from Goomeri sold for 484c and $1540. Droughtmaster cross steers from Tansey sold to 478c returning $1460. Charbray weaner steers from Windera sold for 586c and $1450.

Charolais cows from the local area weighing 650kg sold for $1280. Picture: Aussie Land & Livestock

Charolais cows from the local area weighing 650kg sold for $1280. Picture: Aussie Land & Livestock

Brangus weaner steers from Manyung sold for $1180 at 527c. Droughtmaster cross weaner steers from Windera sold to 528c for $1109. Droughtmaster weaner steers 270kg from Lower Wonga sold to $1295 at 485c.

Charolais heifers 400kg from Moffatdale sold to $1655 at 412c. Murray Grey cross heifers from Boondooma sold for $1420 at 432c. Simmental cross heifers 358kg also from Boondooma sold to $1540 at 430c.

Charbray weaner heifers from Windera sold for $1270 at 519c. Santa cross weaner heifers also from Windera sold for $1030 at 510c. Brangus weaner heifers from Kandanga sold for $1123 at 499c. Braford cows and calves sold to $2500.

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