Gracemere Market Report 02/09/2020

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 02nd September 2020

CQLX combined agents yarded a total of 2,587 comprising of 1,128 steers, 1,126 heifers, 278 cows, 50 bulls, 15 cows & calves including 10 PTIC cows. Cattle were drawn from Bowen, Nebo, Capella, Theodore, Miriam Vale and all local areas. Processors were all present and active, holding the prime market firm. Light store cattle were once again heavily sort after by re-stockers. There was a slight drop in heavy feeder rates in line with the quality presented. All the usual buyers were in attendance, with a few extras from South East QLD.

DESCRIPTION # OF HEAD MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
STEERS Slaughter 21 182.2 c/kg 329.2 c/kg 307.3 c/kg -5
  400 – 500kg 196 254.2 c/kg 382.2 c/kg 356.8 c/kg -13
300 – 400kg 193 270.2 c/kg 412.2 c/kg 367.2 c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 500 252.2 c/kg 458.2 c/kg 413.0 c/kg FIRM
Under 200kg 159 250.0 c/kg 458.2 c/kg 428.2 c/kg +5
COWS Slaughter 128 200.0 c/kg 286.2 c/kg 268.5 c/kg FIRM
  400 – 450kg 52 210.0 c/kg 297.2 c/kg 242.0 c/kg -10
320 – 400kg 71 132.2 c/kg 278.2 c/kg 226.7 c/kg -39
Under 320kg 10 124.2 c/kg 201.1 c/kg 182.4 c/kg NQ
HEIFERS Heavy 29 227.2 c/kg 340.2 c/kg 309.4 c/kg -14
  300 – 400kg 273 224.2 c/kg 374.2 c/kg 339.5 c/kg -10
200 – 300kg 507 200.0 c/kg 412.2 c/kg 357.9 c/kg -12
Under 200kg 361 250.2 c/kg 404.2 c/kg 366.7 c/kg -9
Cows & Calves 15   1,825$/hd 1,345$/hd  
BULLS Over 600kg 14 263.2 c/kg 300.2 c/kg 282.0 c/kg +11
  450kg – 600kg 28 200.0 c/kg 314.2 c/kg 288.5 c/kg -19
Under 450kg 54 224.2 c/kg 448.2 c/kg 335.0 c/kg FIRM
             

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

John Mackenzie, Alton Downs – Sold Charbray weaner steers for 458c/kg, weighing 253kg, to return $1,160/hd.

H Shaw, Biloela – Sold Grey Brahman No.9 steers for 386c/kg, weighing 491kg, to return $1,809/hd.

P Clair, Goovigen – Sold Droughtmaster x steers for 454c/kg, weighing 271kg, to return $1,229/hd.

Brett Reay, Mackay – Sold Brangus feeder steers to top at 375c/kg, weighing 463kg, to return $1,740/hd.

SE & EJ Adams, Duaringa – Sold Brangus steers at 412c/kg, weighing 296kg, to return $1,222/hd.

A Ferris, Raglan – Sold Brahman steers at 432c/kg, weighing 270kg, to return $1,169/hd.

Kellie Kime, Garnant – Sold prime Brangus cows for 278c/kg, weighing 532kg, to return $1,481/hd.

Allen Pastoral Company, Boyne Valley – Sold Brangus cows to top at 271c/kg, weighing 457kg, to return $1,239/hd.

R&J Peff, Wowan – Sold No.8 Brahman heifers for 334c/kg, weighing 412kg, to return $1,377/hd.

R Moran, Nagoorin – Sold Brahman x heifers for 358c/kg, weighing 390kg, to return $1,397/hd.

JB Shannon, Marlborough – Sold a run of 200 Brahman x heifers to top at 412c/kg, weighing 215kg, to return $889/hd.

C Cunningham, Alton Downs – Sold Droughtmaster heifers at 392c/kg, weighing 256kg, to return $1,007/hd.

Kellie Kime, Garnant – Sold Brangus cows & calves for $1,825/unit


NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 9th September 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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