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Livestock Market Report for Biggenden Cattle Sale 13 August 2018

Category Weight Range Head Cents per Kg Dollars per Head
Steers Up to 200kg 134 132.2c – 288.2c $257.79 – $558.79
Steers 200 – 300kg 296 154.2c – 269.2c $316.40 – $791.69
Steers 300 – 400kg 109 188.2c – 267.2c $602.24 – $1002.67
Steers 400 – 500kg 37 170.0c – 256.2c $773.50 – $1175.88
Steers 500 – 600kg 20 163.2c – 258.2c $897.60 – $1445.92
Steers Over 600kg 48 223.2c – 258.2c $1446.92 – $1796.89
Heifers Up to 200kg 35 70.0c – 214.2c $127.75 – $421.97
Heifers 200 – 300kg 207 56.2c – 254.2c $158.76 – $617.46
Heifers 300 – 400kg 71 114.2c – 240.0c $439.67 – $884.36
Heifers Over  400kg 35 151.2c – 248.2c $687.96 – $1240.12
Cows Up to 400kg 17 68.2c – 138.2c $198.92 – $538.98
Cows 400 – 500kg 38 102.2c – 198.2c $457.35 – $971.18
Cows Over  500kg 90 159.2c – 244.2c $796.00 – $1367.52
Bulls Up to 250kg 42 172.2c – 240.2c $274.96 – $504.04
Bulls 250 to 450kg 18 188.2c – 200.2c $500.50 – $782.89
Bulls 450 – 600kg 3 162.2c – 210.2c $908.32 – $972.18
Bulls Over 600kg 8 173.2c – 232.2c $1125.80 – $1984.17


Total Live Weight Yarding 1208
Average C/KG 218.3c
Average $/Head $689.83
Total Open Auction – Cows & Calves 4 x 4
Average $/unit for Cows & Calves $840.00

Burnett Livestock & Realty’s meatworks and store sale on Monday 13 August saw a yarding of 1215 head. The market is showing the impacts from high grain prices, continued dry conditions across two states and seasonal pressure in our local region. Most descriptions eased with the exception of heifers 200kg to 300kg lifting ten cents.

Bullocks over 600kg sold to 258c and cows over 500kg sold to 216c. Cows 400 to 500kg sold to 198c. Feeder steers 400kg to 500kg sold to a top of 256c while steers 300kg to 400kg sold to 267c. Steers 200kg to 300kg sold to 269c. Heifers 300kg to 400kg sold for 240c and heifers 200kg to 300kg sold to 254c.

Two and four tooth Charbray bullocks from Mundubbera sold 247c/$1602. Droughtmaster bullocks from Bucca sold for 258c/$1651. Eight tooth Braford bullocks from Lowmead sold for 248c/$1793.

Droughtmaster cows from Dallarnil sold for 210c/$1166. Brahman cows from Gayndah sold for 209c/$1112. Charbray cows from Theodore sold for 216c/$1212. Grey Brahman cows from Gayndah sold for 214c/$1262. Belmont Red cross cows from Childers sold for 209c/$1279.

Milk and two tooth Droughtmaster steers from Dallarnil sold for 258c/$1293. Red Brangus milk tooth steers from Gin Gin sold for 252c/$1175. Milk tooth Santa Gertrudis cross steers from Theodore sold for 256c/$1099. Simbrah milk tooth steers from Mungar sold for 248c/$955. Milk tooth Limousin steers from Childers sold for 253c/$1002.

Santa Gertrudis weaner steers from Theodore sold for 267c/$804. Santa Gertrudis cross weaner steers from Mt Perry sold for 269c/$791. Santa Gertrudis cross weaner steers from Proston sold for 261c/$542. Charolais cross weaner steers from Childers sold for 262c/$676. A line of Droughtmaster cross weaner steers from Mt Perry sold from 244c to 288c/$462 to $558.

Milk tooth crossbred heifers from Gayndah sold for 230c/$989. Angus cross milk tooth heifers from Mt Perry sold 240c/$772. Milk tooth Charbray heifers from Bundaberg sold for 217c/$655.

Simbrah weaner heifers from Gin Gin sold for 254c/$551. Droughtmaster weaner heifers from Yerra sold for 213c/$608. Charbray weaner heifers from Goodnight Scrub sold for 200c/$492. Droughtmaster weaner heifers from Coringa sold for 210c/$561. Droughtmaster weaner heifers from Brooweena sold for 210c/$466.

The next meatworks and store sale will be on Monday 27 August.