CQLX Gracemere Cattle Sale

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
STEERS Slaughter 42 100 354 c/kg 323 -15
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
COWS Slaughter 322 240 327 c/kg 271 FIRM
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
HEIFERS Heavy 59 292.2 340 c/kg 323 10
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