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 Livestock Market Report for Biggenden Cattle Sale 10 September 2018

Category Weight Range Head Cents per Kg Dollars per Head
Steers Up to 200kg 31 162.2c – 300.2c $251.41 – $491.07
Steers 200 – 300kg 157 100.0c – 288.2c $200.00 – $804.56
Steers 300 – 400kg 92 150.0c – 277.2c $517.50 – $1076.46
Steers 400 – 500kg 78 210.0c – 274.0c $969.43 – $1261.08
Steers 500 – 600kg 19 213.2c – 287.2c $1215.24 – $1599.16
Heifers Up to 200kg 46 150.0c – 216.2c $210.87 – $427.00
Heifers 200 – 300kg 133 120.0c – 232.2c $246.00 – $637.79
Heifers 300 – 400kg 111 104.2c – 250.2c $359.49 – $942.10
Heifers Over  400kg 36 209.2c – 264.2c $962.32 – $1552.18
Cows Up to 400kg 1 86.2c – 86.2c $271.53 – $271.53
Cows 400 – 500kg 37 118.2c – 226.2c $484.62 – $1100.84
Cows Over  500kg 56 194.2c – 237.2c $980.71 – $1398.12
Bulls Up to 250kg 14 162.2c – 220.0c $227.08 – $451.00
Bulls 250 to 450kg 7 170.0c – 194.2c $484.50 – $687.81
Bulls 450 – 600kg 7 210.2c – 240.2c $1025.54 – $1429.19
Bulls Over 600kg 8 210.2c – 254.2c $1271.71 – $2236.96


Total Live Weight Yarding 836
Average C/KG 233.6c
Average $/Head $781.50
Total Open Auction – Cows & Calves 8 x 8
Average $/unit for Cows & Calves $980.00

Droughtmaster Weaner Steers Sell For 300.2c/kg At Biggenden

Burnett Livestock & Realty’s meatworks and store sale on Monday 10 September saw a yarding of 844 head. The market was mostly firm to dearer on last fortnight’s sale.

Trade bullocks 500kg-600kg sold to 287c down 1c from last sale and cows over 500kg sold to 237c – up 9c.  Cows 400 to 500kg sold to 226c – up 10c. Feeder steers 400kg to 500kg sold to a top of 274c -back 7c, while steers 300kg to 400kg sold to 277c – up 4c. Steers 200kg to 300kg sold to 288c – 10c stronger. Heifers 300kg to 400kg sold for 250c – up 3c and heifers 200kg to 300kg sold to 232c – down 34c.

Two and four tooth crossbred bullocks off oats from Maryborough sold for 287c/$1491.  Four and six tooth Braford cross heifers from Childers sold for 252c/$1197.  Two and four tooth Charbray heifers from Biggenden sold for 264c/$1552.

Droughtmaster cross cows from Biggenden sold for 237c/$1316.  Braford cows from Lowmead sold for 229c/$1172. Braford cross cows from Childers sold for 233c/$1241.  Grey Brahman cows from Mundubbera sold for 235c/$1261.  Droughtmaster cows from Tansey sold for 228c/$1340.  Brangus cows from Wallaville sold for 231c/$1156.

Charbray two tooth steers from Gayndah sold for 275c/$1541.  Two tooth crossbred steers from Byrnestown sold for 271c/$1243.  Milk and two tooth Red Brahman cross steers from Dallarnil sold for 268c/$1201. Two tooth crossbred steers from Coringa sold for 269c/$1167.  Milk tooth Droughtmaster steers sold from 268c/$1161.  Brangus milk tooth steers from Bundaberg sold for 272c/$1102.  Milk tooth Droughtmaster cross steers from Biggenden sold for 277c/$1080.  Milk tooth Droughtmaster steers from Gayndah sold for 272c/$1042.  Charbray milk tooth steers from Mundubbera sold for 277c/$1076.

Brangus weaner steers from Wallaville sold for 271c/$804.  Droughtmaster weaner steers from Byrnestown sold for 288c/$655.  Charolais cross weaner steers from Childers sold for 282c/$585.  Droughtmaster weaner steers from Childers sold for 272c/$706.  Santa Gertrudis weaner steers from Brooweena sold for 264c/$673.  Light Droughtmaster weaner steers from Pine Creek sold for 300c/$491.

Milk tooth Charbray heifers from Mundubbera sold for 254c/$1070 and the Brahman heifers for 250c/$942.  Two tooth crossbred heifers from Binjour sold for 252c/$1013.  Milk tooth Droughtmaster heifers from Gin Gin sold for 246c/$844. Limousin weaner heifers from Brooweena sold for 323c/$580.  Brahman cross heifers from Mundubbera sold for 220c/$506.

Charolais cows and calves from Bundaberg sold for $1020.

The next meatworks and store sale will be Monday 24 September 2018.