CQLX Gracemere Cattle Sale

Wed 08 July 2020

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 8th JULY 2020

CQLX combined agents yarded a total of 3,891, consisting of 1,577 steers, 1,780 heifers, 444 cows, 25 bulls and 65 cows & calves. Cattle were drawn from Sarina, Nebo, Marlborough, Biloela and all local areas. Prime cattle held previous week’s rates with better finished pens selling to a dearer trend. Feeder cattle sold firm with regular buyers in attendance. A better line up of store cattle came to hand with both steers and heifers lifting on previous rates, with local re-stockers being active to secure lines of cattle.

DESCRIPTION # OF HEAD MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
STEERS Slaughter 13 270 c/kg 319 c/kg 302 c/kg -21
400 – 500kg 102 278 c/kg 378 c/kg 358 c/kg +13
300 – 400kg 289 250 c/kg 386 c/kg 355 c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 914 200 c/kg 458 c/kg 407 c/kg +16
Under 200kg 200 200 c/kg 442 c/kg 407 c/kg +32
COWS Slaughter 292 180 c/kg 322 c/kg 287 c/kg +16
400 – 450kg 113 234 c/kg 292 c/kg 264 c/kg +9
320 – 400kg 32 130 c/kg 262 c/kg 244 c/kg FIRM
Under 320kg 2 170 c/kg 220 c/kg 195 c/kg +26
HEIFERS Heavy 77 276 c/kg 338 c/kg 327 c/kg FIRM
300 – 400kg 604 234 c/kg 358 c/kg 329 c/kg -7
200 – 300kg 962 130 c/kg 376 c/kg 326 c/kg -17
Under 200kg 161 210 c/kg 378 c/kg 344 c/kg +9
Cows & Calves 65 $2,125/unit $1,332/unit -$243/unit
BULLS Over 600kg 17 250 c/kg 308 c/kg 294 c/kg FIRM
450kg – 600kg 3 268 c/kg 297 c/kg 280 c/kg FIRM
Under 450kg 51 238 c/kg 400 c/kg 315 c/kg FIRM

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

Adams Family, Dalma, sold Droughtmaster x steers to 378c/kg, weighing 444kg, to return $1,679/hd.

EM & TL Jones, Dalma, sold Charbray steers at 420c/kg, weighing 270kg, to return $1,135/hd.

GJ Perry, Nine Mile, sold a run of Droughtmaster weaner steers to average 458c/kg, weighing 254kg, to average $1,163/hd.

VP Olive, Granite Vale, St Lawrence, sold a line of Grey Brahman weaner steers for 442c/kg, weighing 219kg, to return $978/hd.

R Dunning, Morinish, sold a pen of Droughtmaster/Limo x steers to top 377c/kg, weighing 453kg, to return $1,710/hd.

Summa Simmentals, Middlemount, sold Simbrah weaner steers to 434c/kg, weighing 281kg, returning $1,220/hd.

Moorvale Partnership, Nebo, sold Brangus steers for 438c/kg, weighing 234kg, to return $1,027/hd.

R Dunning, Morinish, sold a pen Droughtmaster/Limo x cows to top 293c/kg, weighing 573kg, to return $1,681/hd.

T&J Holland, Wycarbah, sold a pen of Droughtmaster x cows to top 285c/kg, to weigh 538kg, to return $1,535/hd.

Cash Family, St Lawrence, sold a pen of Brahman cows at 287c/kg, weighing 503kg, to return $1,445/hd.

Paul Hinchliffe, Wowan, sold heavy Brahman cows to 289c/kg, weighing 666kg, to return $1,926/hd.

Hazelton Pastoral, Middlemount, sold Charbray cows for 301c/kg, weighing 586kg, to return $1,764/hd.

GJ Perry, Nine Mile, sold Droughtmaster heifers to 370c/kg, weighing 219kg, to make $811/hd.

G Dunning, Morinish, sold Santa x heifers to 346c/kg, weighing 346kg, to return $1,312/hd.

Citifarm Holdings, Dingo, sold Charbray weaner heifers for 366c/kg, weighing 263kg, to return $965/hd.

                                   NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 15th JULY 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM