Gracemere Cattle Sale

Fri 18 October 2019

RACEMERE CATTLE SALE 18th OCTOBER 2019
The Gracemere Combined Agents presented a reduced yarding to total 1657 head; comprising of 873 Steers, 582 Heifers, 173 Cows, 15 Bulls, and 14 Cow & Calf units. Cattle were drawn from largely local areas. The reduced yarding in combination with a slight lift in the general quality saw improvement in prices for some classes whilst other classes held at values in comparison to the previous week’s sale.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 230 c/kg 314 c/kg 305 c/kg +16
400 – 500kg 180 c/kg 300 c/kg 276 c/kg -7
300 – 400kg 100 c/kg 286 c/kg 270 c/kg +19
200 – 300kg 150 c/kg 288 c/kg 255 c/kg +14
Under 200kg 140 c/kg 252 c/kg 229 c/kg FIRM
Cows Slaughter 130 c/kg 243 c/kg 228 c/kg +13
400 – 450kg 166 c/kg 222 c/kg 199 c/kg +13
320 – 400kg 82 c/kg 190 c/kg 153 c/kg FIRM
0 – 320kg 80 c/kg 192 c/kg 124 c/kg NQ (3 head)
Heifers Heavy 215 c/kg 243 c/kg 220 c/kg +27
300 – 400kg 220 c/kg 260 c/kg 247 c/kg +10
200 – 300kg 80 c/kg 252 c/kg 220 c/kg +13
Under 200kg 130 c/kg 230 c/kg 194 c/kg FIRM
Cows & Calves $870/unit $828/unit
Bulls Over 600kg 230 c/kg 284 c/kg 258 c/kg +20
450kg – 600kg 180 c/kg 288 c/kg 254 c/kg +12
0 – 450kg 166 c/kg 270 c/kg 219 c/kg FIRM
OVERALL MARKET WAS +14c/kg on last week’s rates


HIGHLIGHTS

Olderfleet Cattle Co, Mt Coolon
– Sold Brahman Steers for 314c/kg, weighing 530kg to return $1,665/hd

Frank Ellrott, Nankin – Sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 284c/kg, weighing 263kg to return $748/hd

Kiernan & Co, Clermont – Sold No.9 Droughtmaster Steers for 282c/kg weighing 320kg to return $903/hd

Frank Ellrott, Nankin – Sold Droughtmaster cross Cows to 234c/kg, weighing 511kg to return $1,198/hd

AD & R Edgar, Morinish – Sold Droughtmaster Cross Heifers for 244c/kg, weighing 367kg to return $895/hd

DC Wyatte, Biloela – Sold a pen of Brahman cross Heifers to top at 232c/kg, weighing 341kg to return $794/hd

Darnelle Grazing, Ridgelands – Sold a pen of Charbray weaner heifers for 230c/kg weighing 182kg to return $420
Nott & Mahood, Banana – Sold Brangus weaner heifers to 222c/kg, weighing 170kg to return $378/hd

SJ McBride – Sold 3 Cow & Calf units to top at $870/unit

       NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 25th OCTOBER 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM