CQLX Gracemere Cattle Sale

Wed 21 October 2020

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 21st October 2020

CQLX Gracemere agents yarded a total of 3,877 head today comprising 1,749 steers, 1,517 heifers, 418 cows, 155 mickies & bulls, and 38 cows & calves. Cattle were drawn from Nebo, Bowen, Collinsville, Baralaba, Biloela, Emerald, and local areas. Processor cattle were firm on last week.  Feeder cattle sold to a dearer trend. Better quality weaner steers were met with stronger local demand to hit record heights. Weaner heifers followed a similar trend.

 

DESCRIPTION # OF HEAD MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
STEERS Slaughter 81 306.2 c/kg 390.2 c/kg 352.5 c/kg -11
  400 – 500kg 345 240.2 c/kg 404.2 c/kg 382.4 c/kg FIRM
300 – 400kg 332 232.2 c/kg 410.2 c/kg 375.8 c/kg -19
200 – 300kg 677 200.0 c/kg 542.2 c/kg 441.1 c/kg +8
Under 200kg 297 200.0 c/kg 542.2 c/kg 443.1 c/kg -18
COWS Slaughter 216 200.0 c/kg 354.2 c/kg 281.0 c/kg -5
  400 – 450kg 92 150.0 c/kg 341.2 c/kg 262.2 c/kg -20
320 – 400kg 80 122.2 c/kg 310.0 c/kg 249.5 c/kg -14
Under 320kg 30 98.2 c/kg 184.2 c/kg 166.8 c/kg -40
HEIFERS Heavy 74 258.2 c/kg 372.2 c/kg 362.6 c/kg +17
  300 – 400kg 361 252.2 c/kg 410.2 c/kg 365.7 c/kg -11
200 – 300kg 674 128.2 c/kg 476.2 c/kg 373.9 c/kg -19
Under 200kg 427 150.2 c/kg 474.2 c/kg 408.3 c/kg -7
Cows & Calves 35   $1,200/unit $889/unit  
BULLS Over 600kg 24 282.2 c/kg 342.2 c/kg 310.1 c/kg -24
  450kg – 600kg 16 256.2 c/kg 348.2 c/kg 322.5 c/kg -18
Under 450kg 149 220.2 c/kg 428.2 c/kg 345.5 c/kg FIRM
             

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

Chris Mahon, Bauhinia, sold a quality line of No.9 Charbray steers for 404c/kg, weighing 464kg, to return $1,877/hd.

Bernard Horspool, Dingo, sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 518c/kg, weighing 209kg, to return $1,085/hd.

Kerr & Cobbold, Gainsford, sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 542c/kg, weighing 244kg, to return $1,322/hd.

Aberleigh Cattle Pty Ltd, Alpha, sold Brangus No.0 steers for 536.2c/kg, with an average weight of 225.1kg, to return $1,207/hd.

I & J Donaldson, Wowan, sold Brangus steers for 410c/kg, weighing 354kg, to return $1,454/hd.

W & M Maguire, Dingo, sold a line of Brangus steers for 388c/kg, weighing 495kg, to return $1,924/hd.

McCartney Family, sold Brahman cows for 291c/kg, weighing 580kg, to return $1,689/hd.

Chris Mahon, Bauhinia, sold Charolais x cows for a top of 340c/kg, weighing 568kg, to return $1,968/hd.

Mt Stuart Trust, Capella, sold No.9 Grey Brahman heifers for 372c/kg, weighing 366kg, to return $1,364/hd.

D Clark, Baralaba, sold a run of Droughtmaster feeder heifers to 372c/kg, weighing 433kg, to return $1,609/hd.

Aberleigh Cattle, Alpha, sold 76 Brangus heifers for 444.4c/kg, to return $973/hd.

WR & K Geddes, Milman, sold Brahman x heifers for 364c/kg, weighing 439kg, to return $1,599/hd.


NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 28th October 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM