Cows with calves reach $5575

Cows with calves reach $5575 a unit online

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Queensland cattle numbers dropped to 2642 head last week online.

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Queensland cattle numbers dropped to 2642 head last week online, seeing a reduction of 1200 on the previous week.

Station-mated cows with calves at foot sold from $2950 to $5575/unit to average $4109/unit, up $151. A line of 10 Angus cows aged six to 11-years from Drayton and weighing 625kg liveweight with calves at foot returned $4560/unit.

PTIC cows averaged $3125/head this week, up $154. A line of 23 three to 10-year-old Santa Gertrudis cows from Condamine weighing 471kg liveweight returned $2740/head.

Heifers weighing 200-280kg averaged 719c/kg, back 68c/kg. A line of 11 Angus/Speckle Park heifers aged six to eight-months from Milmerran weighing 241kg liveweight returned 875c/kg.

Heifers weighing 280-330kg averaged 631c/kg, back 91c/kg. A line of 88 Droughtmaster heifers aged 10 to 20-months from Banana weighing 324kg liveweight returned 700c/kg.

Steers weighing 200-280kg averaged 716c/kg this week, back 7c/kg. A line of 108 Charolais cross steers aged four to 10-months from Eronmanga weighing 230kg liveweight returned 844c/kg.

Steers weighing 280-330kg averaged 699c/kg, up 35c/kg. A line of 82 Droughtmaster steers aged 10 to 20-months from Banana weighing 299kg liveweight returned 706c/kg.

SHEEP

Queensland sheep numbers totalled 6217 head last week, 4300 head less than the previous week.

Merino wether lambs sold from $86 to $168/head to average $142/head, up $8. A line of 760 June 2021-drop Merino wether lambs from Quilpie weighing 24kg liveweight returned $130/head.

Merino wethers averaged $156/head, up $4.

A line of 400 Merino wethers aged three to four-years from Ilfracombe weighing 69kg liveweight returned $165/head.

Non-station-mated Merino ewe hoggets averaged $260/head, up $21.

A line of 470 14 to 16-month old hoggets from Quilpie weighing 43.6kg liveweight returned $229/head.

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