Wed 01 July 2020
GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 01st JULY 2020
Gracemere combined agents presented a mixed yarding which was drawn from Mackay, Nebo, Miriam Vale, Biloela and all local areas. A total of 3,577 comprised of 1,726 steers, 1025 heifers, 698 cows, 87 bulls and 44 cows & calves. With a large increase of prime cattle, bullocks sold to a firm trend with the cow market a shade cheaper. Feeder cattle were again well sought after selling firm. A large selection of store cattle available, buyers paid a premium for the better quality. Cows & calves sold to a dearer trend with plenty of competition.
|DESCRIPTION||# OF HEAD||MINIMUM||MAXIMUM||AVERAGE||Market Change|
|400 – 500kg||78||260.2||368 c/kg||345||-16|
|300 – 400kg||372||220||390 c/kg||354||FIRM|
|200 – 300kg||895||220||444 c/kg||391||FIRM|
|Under 200kg||283||100||410 c/kg||375||-25|
|400 – 450kg||119||140||314 c/kg||255||-9|
|320 – 400kg||167||150||336 c/kg||241||+12|
|Under 320kg||16||80||210 c/kg||169||-32|
|300 – 400kg||236||186.2||368 c/kg||336||FIRM|
|200 – 300kg||568||140||440 c/kg||343||FIRM|
|Under 200kg||238||158.2||394 c/kg||335||-12|
|Cows & Calves||44||$2,000/unit||$1,575/unit||+$216/unit|
|BULLS||Over 600kg||26||150||335 c/kg||297||-20|
|450kg – 600kg||25||142.2||314 c/kg||286||-9|
|Under 450kg||84||250.2||366 c/kg||318||FIRM|
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
R Moran, Nagoorin, sold No.9 Grey Brahman steers for 364c/kg, weighing 369kg, to return $1,344/hd.
P & K Richter, sold 8 Brangus steers for 341c/kg, weighing 653kg, to return $2,228/hd.
J & Y Galea, Sarina, sold Simbrah weaner steers for 444c/kg, weighing 263kg, to return $1,168/hd.
E Bambling, Dingo, sold a run of Santa steers topping at 436c/kg, weighing 297kg, to return $1,296/hd.
R & C Matton, sold Brahman cows for 279c/kg, weighing 559kg, to return $1,560/hd.
Eastfield, Baralaba, sold 110 store cows for an avg 230c/kg, weighing 381kg, to return $878/hd.
McCartney Family, Marlborough, sold Brahman cows for 278c/kg, weighing 590kg, to return $1,641/hd.
Winstondale Cattle Co, Midgee, sold Brahman x cows at 285c/kg weighing 591kg, to return $1,685/hd.
Carlo Creek Grazing, Dingo, sold Brahman x cows at 284c/kg, weighing 586kg, to return $1,666/hd.
W Baker, Goovigen, sold Droughtmaster feeder heifers to 362c/kg, weighing 296kg, to return $1,072/hd.
M Foley & J Drake, Dululu, sold Droughtmaster x heifers for 366c/kg, weighing 260kg, to return $951/hd.
R & U Oates, Comet, sold Brahman cows & calves at $2,000/unit.
NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 8th JULY 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM