Wed 13 May 2020
GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 13th MAY 2020
CQLX combined agents yarded a reduced total of 1694 hd, comprising of 780 steers, 511 heifers, 332 cows, 36 bulls and 36 cows & calves, With a decreased number of prime cattle on offer, meatworks lifted their rate to secure well finished articles. Store cows sold to a dearer trend with increased re-stocker buyers. Feeder cattle saw a full panel of buyers with heifer pens lifting in prices. Weaner steers once again experienced strong demand with buyers from the south setting a dearer rate. Heifers followed todays trend selling to a dearer market. Cow and calf units sold firm to return to the paddock.
|DESCRIPTION||# OF HEAD||MINIMUM||MAXIMUM||AVERAGE||Market Change|
|STEERS||Slaughter||9||280 c/kg||318 c/kg||289 c/kg||-6|
|400 – 500kg||30||278 c/kg||324 c/kg||304 c/kg||-18|
|300 – 400kg||212||258 c/kg||389 c/kg||331 c/kg||+13|
|200 – 300kg||309||240 c/kg||452 c/kg||367 c/kg||+8|
|Under 200kg||106||250 c/kg||426 c/kg||374 c/kg||+10|
|COWS||Slaughter||167||200 c/kg||304 c/kg||252 c/kg||+17|
|400 – 450kg||78||156 c/kg||274 c/kg||225 c/kg||FIRM|
|320 – 400kg||57||116 c/kg||254 c/kg||185 c/kg||-23|
|HEIFERS||Heavy||33||225 c/kg||288 c/kg||252 c/kg||-17|
|300 – 400kg||99||220 c/kg||318 c/kg||298 c/kg||FIRM|
|200 – 300kg||282||220 c/kg||345 c/kg||313 c/kg||+17|
|Under 200kg||118||204 c/kg||336 c/kg||317 c/kg||+9|
|Cows & Calves||$1,475/unit||$1,295/unit|
|BULLS||Over 600kg||22||233 c/kg||284 c/kg||265 c/kg||+8|
|450kg – 600kg||11||264 c/kg||320 c/kg||294 c/kg||+49|
|Under 450kg||114||268 c/kg||405 c/kg||314 c/kg||+20|
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
M & R Collins, Wowan, sold Charbray weaner steers to 346c/kg, weighing 249kg, to return $1,111/hd.
A & M Schick, Barmoya, sold a pen of Red Brangus steers for 422c/kg, weighing 293kg, to return $1,236/hd.
R & K Lyons Morinish, sold Red Angus x weaner steers for 420c/kg, weighing 186kg, to return $783/hd.
Humboldt, Comet, sold Charbray No.9 light feeder steers for 390c/kg, weighing 349kg, to return $1,360/hd.
Josh Comiskey, Morinish, sold Brangus weaner steers for 442c/kg, weighing 219kg, to return $969/hd.
C & S Peadon, The Caves, sold Droughtmaster x steers for 452c/kg, weighing 232kg, to return $1,049/hd.
Humboldt, Comet, sold heavy Charbray cows to 268c/kg, weighing 648kg, to return $1,738/hd.
CPC, Allawah Biloela, sold preg tested Brahman cows 304c/kg, weighing 546kg, returning $1,663/hd.
R & K Lyons, Morinish, sold Red Angus x weaner heifers for 336c/kg, weighing 196kg, to return $660/hd.
G & E Edwards, Wowan, sold Droughtmaster x heifers for 346c/kg, weighing 250kg, to return $865/hd.
R & C Woodard, Duaringa, sold Brahman cows & calves for $1,475/unit.
B Lucas, St Lawrence, sold a line of Droughtmaster cross cows & calves for $1,275/unit
** Reminder – The annual CQLX weaner sale will be held on Monday 1st June 2020 get your nominations in **
NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 20th MAY 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM