Weaner heifers average 633c

Weaner heifers average 633c/kg on AuctionsPlus

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Queensland sheep numbers reached 5470 head and cattle numbers held steady, with a total of 4455 head listed online.

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Queensland sheep numbers reached 5470 head online last week.

Shedding breed lambs averaged $301 a head - up $68 from the previous week.

A line of 130 head of November/January 2020/21-drop White Dorper trade wether lambs weighing 44 kilograms returned $196.

NSM Merino ewes sold from $110 to $266, to average $179 - back $49 from the previous week.

From Tambo, a large run of 720 NSM ewes weighing 43kg returned $173.

CATTLE

Queensland cattle numbers held steady, with a total of 4455 head listed online last week.

Southern Queensland was the largest purchasing region, securing 1698 head.

Station mated cows and calves averaged $3191 - back $504.

From Bowenville, a line of Angus cross/Angus cows aged three to four years and weighing 519kg returned $3500.

Preg tested in calf cows averaged $2234 - back $143 from the previous week.

From Duaringa, a line of 65 Brahman cross/Brangus cows aged four to eight years and weighing 463kg returned $2570.

Weaner heifers weighing 200-280kg averaged 633 cents a kilogram - up 9c/kg from the previous week.

From Augathella, a line of four to eight-month-old Droughtmaster/Charolais heifers weighing 227kg returned 735c/kg.

Heifers weighing between 330-400kg averaged 572c/kg - up 5c/kg from the previous week.

A line of 81 Angus heifers from Goondiwindi, weighing 338kg, returned 678c/kg.

Steers weighing between 200-280kg averaged 693c/kg last week - up 72c/kg from the previous week.

A line of Angus steers from Pittsworth, aged eight to 12 months weighing 268kg returned 747c/kg.

Steers weighing between 330-400kg averaged 590c/kg - up 5c/kg from the previous week.

From Goondiwindi, a line of Angus backgrounder steers weighing 388kg returned 621c/kg.

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