Gracemere Market Report 14/10/2020
GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 14th October 2020
CQLX Gracemere agents yarded a total of 3779 head today comprising 1,683 steers, 1,486 heifers, 514 cows, 44 bulls, and 52 cows & calves. Cattle were drawn from Nebo, St Lawrence, Bowen, Blackwater, Baralaba, Biloela, and local areas. All processors were present and were strong on the limited prime cattle present. Heavy feedlot steers saw a big gain. Better quality weaner steers were met with greater competition with extra southern buyers in attendance. Feeder and weaner heifers also sold to a dearer market.
|DESCRIPTION||# OF HEAD||MINIMUM||MAXIMUM||AVERAGE||Market Change|
|STEERS||Slaughter||9||300.0 c/kg||398.2 c/kg||363.9 c/kg||+10|
|400 – 500kg||230||306.2 c/kg||416.2 c/kg||385.0 c/kg||+6|
|300 – 400kg||477||280.0 c/kg||488.2 c/kg||395.0 c/kg||+11|
|200 – 300kg||640||250.0 c/kg||500.2 c/kg||432.2 c/kg||+16|
|Under 200kg||236||310.2 c/kg||522.2 c/kg||461.5 c/kg||+51|
|COWS||Slaughter||181||230.0 c/kg||330.0 c/kg||286.3 c/kg||+18|
|400 – 450kg||170||240.2 c/kg||320.2 c/kg||283.7 c/kg||+16|
|320 – 400kg||150||210.2 c/kg||370.2 c/kg||264.5 c/kg||-14|
|Under 320kg||17||160.2 c/kg||252.2 c/kg||213.3 c/kg||+31|
|HEIFERS||Heavy||74||252.2 c/kg||412.2 c/kg||345.7 c/kg||+28|
|300 – 400kg||318||134.2 c/kg||398.2 c/kg||373.9 c/kg||+14|
|200 – 300kg||598||200.2 c/kg||458.2 c/kg||394.3 c/kg||+17|
|Under 200kg||523||200.0 c/kg||462.2 c/kg||415.7 c/kg||+14|
|Cows & Calves||48||$2,000/unit||$1,758/unit|
|BULLS||Over 600kg||21||300.0 c/kg||368.2 c/kg||334.1 c/kg||+21|
|450kg – 600kg||10||314.2 c/kg||374.2 c/kg||340.2 c/kg||+32|
|Under 450kg||73||220.0 c/kg||446.2 c/kg||352.0 c/kg||-8|
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
Creed & Bowkett, sold a run of 114 Brahman x steers to average 385c/kg, reaching 480kg, to return $1,856/hd.
Busby Cattle Co, Mt Larcom, sold Charbray steers to 393c/kg, weighing 430kg, to return $1,685/hd.
Top End Partnership, Blackwater, sold Brangus feeder steers for 398c/kg, weighing 435kg, to return $1,734/hd.
Marlegoo Family Trust, Biloela, sold Charbray feeder steers for 416c/kg, weighing 415kg, to return $1,727/hd.
Cedar Creek Grazing, Gogango, sold Limo x weaner steers for 500c/kg, weighing 222kg, to return $1,114/hd.
Lyn Graham, Wowan, sold Charbray weaner steers for 446c/kg, weighing 276kg, to return $1,232/hd.
Taunton Station, Taunton, sold Brangus weaner steers for 508c/kg, weighing 188kg, to return $957/hd.
Manuel Vella, Mackay, sold quality Angus/Simmental steers to top at 420c/kg, weighing 373kg, to return $1,570/hd.
Day Grazing, St Lawrence, sold Brahman steers for 380c/kg, weighing 498kg, to return $1,892/hd.
RF & HG Matthews, Kalapa, sold Droughtmaster weaner steers to top at 460c/kg, weighing 288kg, to return $1,328/hd.
S & M Hartwig, Theodore, sold Charbray weaner steers for 500c/kg, weighing 167kg, to return $837/hd.
PL Bradford & J Hicks, Koumala, sold Brangus weaner steers for 484c/kg, weighing 207kg, to return $1,002/hd.
Coorumburra Rural Ent, Marlborough, sold No.9 Brangus x steers for 396c/kg, weighing 362kg, to return $1,435/hd.
Unity Pastoral, Charter Towers, sold a run of 126 PTIC Grey Brahman cows to top at 320c/kg, to avg 415kg, to return $1,250/kg.
IV & A Walters, Kabra, sold Brangus Cross Cows for 292c/kg, weighing 535kg, to return $1,563/hd.
EM & RF Bella, Nebo, sold No.9 Brangus heifers for 398c/kg, weighing 380kg, to return $1,513/hd.
Marlegoo Family Trust, Biloela, sold Charbray heifers for 412c/kg, weighing 430kg, to return $ 1,775/hd.
R & J Peff, Wowan, sold No.8 Brangus heifers for 350c/kg, weighing 444kg, to return $1556/hd.
G & E Livestock, Rockyview, Sold No.0 Brahman x heifers for 428c/kg, weighing 280kg to return $1201/hd
S & DL McAulay-Powell, Marlborough, sold Brahman heifers to top at 442c/kg, weighing 188kg, to return $830/hd.
B & V Roberts, Owens Creek, sold Brangus weaner heifers to top at 430c/kg, weighing 240kg, to return $1,032/hd.
Lawson Dunne, Wowan sold Brangus cows and calves for $2,000/unit.
NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 21st October 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM