Gracemere Market Report 04.03.20
GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 4th MARCH 2020
A yarding of 2,102 was presented by CQLX combined agents, consisting of 819 steers, 890 heifers, 323 cows, 11 bulls and 59 cows & calves. A mixed quality yarding was drawn from Collinsville, Nebo, Mackay, Gin Gin, Moura and all local areas. Prime cattle prices remained firm with a full panel of buyers present. Feeder cattle remained firm on last week’s rates with the occasional heavy pen improving. Store cattle saw an increased amount of competition with the better quality cattle a shade better.
|DESCRIPTION||# OF HEAD||MAXIMUM||AVERAGE||Market Change|
|STEERS||Slaughter||7||351 c/kg||348 c/kg||+8|
|400 – 500kg||35||358 c/kg||348 c/kg||-4|
|300 – 400kg||166||390 c/kg||352 c/kg||-16|
|200 – 300kg||349||416 c/kg||379 c/kg||FIRM|
|Under 200kg||168||408 c/kg||362 c/kg||-27|
|COWS||Slaughter||85||302 c/kg||276 c/kg||FIRM|
|400 – 450kg||61||328 c/kg||263 c/kg||FIRM|
|320 – 400kg||138||328 c/kg||241 c/kg||-17|
|Under 320kg||37||258 c/kg||202 c/kg||-48|
|HEIFERS||Heavy||45||348 c/kg||333 c/kg||FIRM|
|300 – 400kg||207||352 c/kg||330 c/kg||FIRM|
|200 – 300kg||490||346 c/kg||314 c/kg||+8|
|Under 200kg||168||334 c/kg||288 c/kg||-9|
|Cows & Calves||59||$1,700/unit||$1,321/unit||+$112/u|
|BULLS||Over 600kg||8||338 c/kg||336 c/kg||+48|
|450kg – 600kg||3||320 c/kg||308 c/kg||+58|
|Under 450kg||63||340 c/kg||283 c/kg||-30|
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
R & J Jacobsen, Kunwarara- Sold #9 Brahman Steers for 356c/kg weighing 441kg to return $1,570/hd
W & K Hale, Sarina, sold Brangus steers to 410c/kg, weighing 223kg to return $914/hd.
J Hodda, Goovigen, sold Angus cross steers to 390c/kg, weighing 325kg, to return $1,270/hd.
Calibra Grazing, Dixalea, sold a pen of Droughtmaster cross steer for 416c/kg, weighing 227kg, to return $946/hd.
C & D Huntly, Ridgelands, sold Droughtmaster steers for 414c/kg, weighing 258kg, to return $1,070/hd.
Mt Bison Pastoral Co, Marlborough– Sold a line of 82 Brahman/ cross #9 Steers topping at 398c/kg weighing 257kg to return $1,023/hd
Frank Ellrott, Nankin- Sold a quality line of #9 Droughtmaster Steers topping at 402c/kg to average 264kg returning $1,052
S & J Lockyer, Mt Larcom, sold Droughtmaster Cows to 296c/kg, weighing 533kg, to return $1,581/hd.
SD Robinson, Wowan, sold Brahman Cows at 302c/kg, weighing 614kg, to return $1,855.51/hd.
JG & MA McCartney, Marlborough- Sold #8 Grey Brahman Heifers for 342c/kg weighing 401kg to return $1,372/hd
REH Pastoral, Nebo- Sold #8 Brangus Heifers for 342c/kg weighing 380kg to return $1,300/hd
Fenech Cattle Co, Wowan- Sold #8 Brangus Heifers for 344c/kg weighing 350kg to return $1,205/hd
S & J Lockyer, Mt Larcom, sold Droughtmaster weaner Heifers to 342c/kg, weighing 270kg, to return $926/hd.
Tait Family, Rossmoya, sold Droughtmaster heifers for 344c/kg, weighing 372kg, to return $1,280 p/hd.
G & W Streeter, Gin Gin-sold Droughtmaster heifers for 346c/kg, weighing 286kg, to return $991p/hd.
NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 11th MARCH 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM