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

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