Gracemere Market Report 18/11/2020

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 18th November 2020

CQLX Gracemere agents presented a decreased yarding of 3,510 at today’s cattle sale, comprising of 1,733 steers, 1,365 heifers, 330 cows, 48 bulls, and 34 cow & calf units. Processor cattle held firm on last week’s rates apart from the bulls. Feeder cattle where slightly stronger. Backgrounders and weaners were strong again with a very active buyer panel. Cattle were drawn from Collinsville, Nebo, Sarina, Clermont and local areas.

DESCRIPTION # OF HEAD MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
STEERS Slaughter 23 264.2 c/kg 404.2 c/kg 374.6 c/kg +10
  400 – 500kg 243 266.2 c/kg 424.2 c/kg 402.8 c/kg +9
300 – 400kg 476 40.0 c/kg 438.2 c/kg 404.6 c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 673 280.0 c/kg 498.2 c/kg 445.0 c/kg +14
Under 200kg 274 120.2 c/kg 560.2 c/kg 463.7 c/kg FIRM
COWS Slaughter 155 270.0 c/kg 342.2 c/kg 299.1 c/kg FIRM
  400 – 450kg 66 266.2 c/kg 342.2 c/kg 300.2 c/kg +10
320 – 400kg 110 170.2 c/kg 366.2 c/kg 304.2 c/kg +32
Under 320kg 2 204.2 c/kg 230.0 c/kg 217.4 c/kg NQ
HEIFERS Heavy 38 291.2 c/kg 396.2 c/kg 367.4 c/kg +15
  300 – 400kg 322 150.0 c/kg 420.0 c/kg 380.3 c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 575 20.0 c/kg 454.2 c/kg 401.7 c/kg +9
Under 200kg 417 200.0 c/kg 482.2 c/kg 415.5 c/kg +15
Cows & Calves 34   $2,600/unit $2,025/unit  
BULLS Over 600kg 35 170.0 c/kg 322.2 c/kg 299.4 c/kg -70
  450kg – 600kg 14 272.2 c/kg 378.2 c/kg 313.1 c/kg -58
Under 450kg 60 260.2 c/kg 462.2 c/kg 347.1 c/kg -53
             

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

E & K Adams, Dalma, sold Droughtmaster feeder steers for 422c/kg, weighing 390kg, to return $1,648/hd.

GK & LR Thompson, Morinish, sold Brahman x No.8 steers for 414c/kg, weighing 463kg, to return $1,920/hd.

CS & JA Lovell, Garnant, sold Romagnola x weaner steers for 488c/kg, weighing 272kg, to return $1,328/hd.

R & U Oates, Comet, sold Brahman weaner steers for 472c/kg, weighing 281kg, to return $1328/hd.

W & K Geddes, Milman, sold Brangus x feeder steers for 406c/kg, weighing 472kg, returning $1,918/hd.

Lestree Downs, Clermont, sold 280 No.9 Brahman steers to av. 406c/kg, weighing 374kg, returning $1,519/hd.

Lucas Cattle Co, Morinish, sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 498c/kg, weighing 258kg, returning $1,287/hd.

Troy Comiskey, Sandringham, sold Brahman x cows for 310c/kg, weighing 524kg, to return $1,625/hd.

Wirrangan Pty Ltd, Canoona, sold Red Brahman cows for 306c/kg, weighing 529kg, to return $1,620/hd.

Jason Hetherington, Baralaba, sold Santa heifers for 402c/kg, weighing 365kg, to return $1,471/hd.

L & D Cooke, Dalma, sold Droughtmaster heifers for 360c/kg, weighing 426kg, to return $1,535/hd.

AL & DI Richter, Kuttabul, sold Brangus heifers for 420c/kg, weighing 341kg, to return $1,433/hd.

AL & DI Richter, Kuttabul, sold very good quality Brangus cows and calves for $2,600/unit.


NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 25th November 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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