Gracemere Market Report 13th May 2020

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 13th MAY 2020

CQLX combined agents yarded a reduced total of 1694 hd, comprising of 780 steers, 511 heifers, 332 cows, 36 bulls and 36 cows & calves, With a decreased number of prime cattle on offer, meatworks lifted their rate to secure well finished articles. Store cows sold to a dearer trend with increased re-stocker buyers. Feeder cattle saw a full panel of buyers with heifer pens lifting in prices. Weaner steers once again experienced strong demand with buyers from the south setting a dearer rate. Heifers followed todays trend selling to a dearer market. Cow and calf units sold firm to return to the paddock.

DESCRIPTION # OF HEAD MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
STEERS Slaughter 9 280 c/kg 318 c/kg 289 c/kg -6
  400 – 500kg 30 278 c/kg 324 c/kg 304 c/kg -18
300 – 400kg 212 258 c/kg 389 c/kg 331 c/kg +13
200 – 300kg 309 240 c/kg 452 c/kg 367 c/kg +8
Under 200kg 106 250 c/kg 426 c/kg 374 c/kg +10
COWS Slaughter 167 200 c/kg 304 c/kg 252 c/kg +17
  400 – 450kg 78 156 c/kg 274 c/kg 225 c/kg FIRM
320 – 400kg 57 116 c/kg 254 c/kg 185 c/kg -23
Under 320kg
HEIFERS Heavy 33 225 c/kg 288 c/kg 252 c/kg -17
  300 – 400kg 99 220 c/kg 318 c/kg 298 c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 282 220 c/kg 345 c/kg 313 c/kg +17
Under 200kg 118 204 c/kg 336 c/kg 317 c/kg +9
Cows & Calves     $1,475/unit $1,295/unit  
BULLS Over 600kg 22 233 c/kg 284 c/kg 265 c/kg +8
  450kg – 600kg 11 264 c/kg 320 c/kg 294 c/kg +49
Under 450kg 114 268 c/kg 405 c/kg 314 c/kg +20

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

M & R Collins, Wowan, sold Charbray weaner steers to 346c/kg, weighing 249kg, to return $1,111/hd.

A & M Schick, Barmoya, sold a pen of Red Brangus steers for 422c/kg, weighing 293kg, to return $1,236/hd.

R & K Lyons Morinish, sold Red Angus x weaner steers for 420c/kg, weighing 186kg, to return $783/hd.

Humboldt, Comet, sold Charbray No.9 light feeder steers for 390c/kg, weighing 349kg, to return $1,360/hd.

Josh Comiskey, Morinish, sold Brangus weaner steers for 442c/kg, weighing 219kg, to return $969/hd.

C & S Peadon, The Caves, sold Droughtmaster x steers for 452c/kg, weighing 232kg, to return $1,049/hd.

Humboldt, Comet, sold heavy Charbray cows to 268c/kg, weighing 648kg, to return $1,738/hd.

CPC, Allawah Biloela, sold preg tested Brahman cows 304c/kg, weighing 546kg, returning $1,663/hd.

R & K Lyons, Morinish, sold Red Angus x weaner heifers for 336c/kg, weighing 196kg, to return $660/hd.

G & E Edwards, Wowan, sold Droughtmaster x heifers for 346c/kg, weighing 250kg, to return $865/hd.

R & C Woodard, Duaringa, sold Brahman cows & calves for $1,475/unit.

B Lucas, St Lawrence, sold a line of Droughtmaster cross cows & calves for $1,275/unit

** Reminder – The annual CQLX weaner sale will be held on Monday 1st June 2020 get your nominations in **

                                     NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 20th MAY 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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