CQLX Gracemere Cattle Sale

Wed 05 August 2020

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 05th AUGUST 2020

CQLX Gracemere agents yarded a total of 3693 head today comprising 1698 steers, 1385 heifers, 473 cows, 72 bulls, and 65 cows & calves. All cattle retained last weeks inflated values with buyers being competitive on all lines. Cattle were drawn from Nebo, St Lawrence, Monto, Gin Gin, Biloela, Clermont, and local areas. All the usual buyers were in attendance.

DESCRIPTION # OF HEAD MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
STEERS Slaughter 25 293.2c/kg 344.2c/kg 313.6c/kg FIRM
  400 – 500kg 66 200.0c/kg 388.2c/kg 352.8c/kg FIRM
300 – 400kg 320 240.0c/kg 400.0c/kg 363.0c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 844 118.2c/kg 448.2c/kg 401.9c/kg +8
Under 200kg 385 100.0c/kg 450.2c/kg 397.6c/kg -15
COWS Slaughter 228 80.0c/kg 331.2c/kg 267.9c/kg FIRM
  400 – 450kg 122 210.0c/kg 323.2c/kg 256.8c/kg -10
320 – 400kg 96 125.2c/kg 294.2c/kg 240.2c/kg FIRM
Under 320kg 9 60.0c/kg 220.2c/kg 203.3c/kg NQ
HEIFERS Heavy 56 100.2c/kg 356.2c/kg 322.5c/kg FIRM
  300 – 400kg 273 240.0c/kg 360.2c/kg 327.5c/kg -15
200 – 300kg 671 170.2c/kg 382.2c/kg 346.5c/kg FIRM
Under 200kg 362 58.2c/kg 370.2c/kg 346.6c/kg FIRM
Cows & Calves          
BULLS Over 600kg 23 214.2 c/kg 296.2c/kg 257.6c/kg -31
  450kg – 600kg 21 190.2c/kg 318.2c/kg 276.5c/kg -20
Under 450kg 95 230.2c/kg 386.2c/kg 340.5c/kg +24
             

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

S Bell & J Williams, Kabra – Sold a pen of Droughtmaster steers for 410c/kg, to weigh 279kg avg, to return $1,145/hd.

Clifton & Alexander, Nankin – Sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 450c/kg, weighing 200kg to return $900/hd.

JG & MA McCartney, Marlborough – Sold No.9 Brahman steers for 396c/kg, weighing 387kg to return $1,518/hd.

AJ Hobson, Rannes – Sold Shorthorn x weaner steers for 440c/kg, weighing 242kg to return $1,068/hd.

The Stewart Family, Ridgelands – Sold Brangus weaner steers for 440c/kg, weighing 284kg to return $1,252/hd.

Wales Grazing, Biloela – Sold Brahman x steers for 376c/kg, weighing 427kg to return $1,607/hd.

The Sharpe Family, Biloela -Sold Charbray steers for 388c/kg, weighing 407kg to return $1,581/hd.

Sainsbury Family, Kokotungo – Sold Brahman x cows for 278c/kg, weighing 520kg to return $1,448/hd.

Lisa McKinlay Gogango – Sold prime Brahman cows for 280c/kg, weighing 646kg  to return $1,810/hd.

Kevin Harvey, Kunwarara – Sold Brahman x cows for 280c/kg, weighing 523kg to return $1,467/hd.

Colin Anderson, Middlemount – Sold Brahman x weaner steers for 430c/kg, weighing 272kg returning $1,172/hd.

J & C Ellrott, Morinish – Sold a run of No.7 Braford heifers to avg 319c/kg, to weigh 427kg to return $1,366/hd.

McCartney Family, Marlborough – Sold No.8 Brahman heifers for 331c/kg, weigh 480kg, to return $1,590/hd.

AJ Hobson, Rannes – Sold Shorthorn x heifers for 368c/kg, weighing 249kg to return $917/hd.

M & L Lingard, Duaringa – Sold Droughtmaster weaner heifers for 376c/kg weighing 241kg to return $906/hd.

KJ Smoothy, Theodore – Sold Braford x heifers for 346c/kg, weighing 348kg to return $1,205/hd.

M & ME & KM Leigh, Koumala – Sold Quality big framed Crossbred cows & calves for $1,950/unit.

G Clements & L McAuliffe, St Lawrence – Sold Brahman cows & calves for $1,525/unit

D & C McKenzie, Bouldercombe – Sold Brahman cows & calves for $2,050/unit

                                     NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 12th AUGUST 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM