Angus heifers 364kg sell for 552c at Blackall

Angus heifers 364kg sell for 552c at Blackall

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Blackall agents yarded 773 head last Thursday.

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Blackall combined agents yarded 773 head at the weekly fat and store sale last Thursday.

The quality of the yarding was very good, particularly in the feeder and store descriptions. Despite the size of the yarding all descriptions of fat cattle were fully firm while feeder cattle strengthened and store cattle were fully firm.

The yarding consisted of cattle drawn from the Blackall, Tambo, Aramac and Cloncurry districts.

Bulls over 450kg sold to 370c, average 335c.

Cows 300-400kg sold to 378c, average 338c, cows 400-500kg made 378c, average 352c, and cows over 500kg reached 418c, to average 374c.

Heifers under 220kg made 500c, average 488c, heifers 220-280kg sold to 538c, averaging 495c, heifers 280-350kg reached 552c, average 524c, and heifers 350-450kg made 552c, average 436c.

steers under 220kg sold to 536c, average 536c, steers 220-280kg sold to 594c, averaging 524c, steers 280-350kg made 596c, average 513c, steers 350-400kg reached 598c, average 513c, and steers 400-550kg made 598c, average 501c.

Cows and calves made to $2620/unit, averaging $2620/unit.

HIGHLIGHTS:

RJ Murphy, Everton, Aramac, sold heavy Santa Gertrudis cows to a top of 370c weighing 627kg to return $2323/hd. He also sold heavy heifers to a top of 400c weighing 588kg to return $2354/hd. Nina Sorensen, Teviot, Winton, sold Santa heifers to a top of 402c weighing 510kg to return $2051/hd.

Duthie Park Grazing, Duthie Park, Blackall, sold Angus steers for 598.2c weighing 424kg to return $2536/hd. Camelock Rural, Carella, Augathella, sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers for 594.2c weighing 234kg returning $1389/hd. Duthie Park Grazing, Duthie Park, Blackall, sold Angus heifers for 552.2c weighing 364kg returning $2011/hd.

Droughtmaster cross steers from Charleville sold for 503.2c averaging 425kg returning $2138.60/hd. R and C Hall, Betanga, Alpha, sold Charolais cross heifers for 520.2c averaging 269.2kg returning $1400.21/hd. Tungamah Farming P/L, Hereward, Longreach, sold Droughtmaster cross cows for 418.2c averaging 557.5kg returning $2331.47/hd. They also sold Droughtmaster cross cows and calves for $2620/unit.

AJ and CJ Adams, Allo-Omber, Barcaldine, sold Brahman cross cows weighing 653kg for 366c to return $2391/hd. Moonbong Partnership, Ravensbourne, Blackall, sold heavy Santa bulls weighing 1027kg for 320c to return $3290, and also sold lighter bulls, 560kg, for 370c.

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