Gracemere Market Report 19/08/2020
GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 19th August 2020
CQLX Gracemere agents yarded a total of 2,697 head today comprising 1,212 steers, 925 heifers, 533 cows, 15 bulls, and 12 cows & calves. Cattle were drawn from Nebo, St Lawrence, Innisfail, Moranbah, Winton, Gin Gin, Biloela, and local areas. All processors were present and very active to maintain last weeks’ rates on prime cattle. Feed-lotters and re-stockers were once again very strongly committed to their bidding. The few cows and calves on offer were dearer. All the usual buyers were in attendance.
|DESCRIPTION||# OF HEAD||MINIMUM||MAXIMUM||AVERAGE||Market Change|
|400 – 500kg||95||284.2c/kg||370.2c/kg||341.8c/kg||-20|
|300 – 400kg||304||180.0c/kg||398.2c/kg||361.7c/kg||-10|
|200 – 300kg||426||300.2c/kg||456.2c/kg||408.6c/kg||FIRM|
|400 – 450kg||60||150.0c/kg||305.2c/kg||244.3c/kg||-16|
|320 – 400kg||122||140.0c/kg||245.2c/kg||226.3c/kg||FIRM|
|300 – 400kg||299||234.2c/kg||370.2c/kg||322.4c/kg||FIRM|
|200 – 300kg||390||234.2c/kg||353.9c/kg||395.2c/kg||FIRM|
|Cows & Calves|
|450kg – 600kg||7||170.2c/kg||306.2c/kg||277.5c/kg||-21|
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
Mount Larcom State School – Sold Charbray steers to 360c/kg, to weigh 587kg, to return $2,113/hd.
Villamosa Cattle Co, Rannes – Sold Charolais x steers for 382c/kg, to weigh 389kg, to return $1,486/hd.
SA & MC Desbois, Mt Ossa – Sold Brangus x weaner steers for 456c/kg, weighing 264kg, to return $1,200/hd.
CW Wright, Mt Larcom – Sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 440c/kg, weighing 209kg, to return $922/hd.
MT Kennedy, Duaringa – Sold Brahman weaner mickies for 398c/kg, weighing 244kg, to return $971/hd.
Lance Howkins, Dululu – Sold Droughtmaster x cows for 272c/kg, weighing 621kg, to return $1,692/hd.
Wotonga Grazing, Nebo – Sold Droughtmaster x cows for 284c/kg, weighing 636kg, returning $1,808/hd.
SA & MC Desbois, Mt Ossa – Sold Charbray x cows for 276c/kg, weighing 555kg, to return $1,535/hd.
J & C Murphy, Ridgelands – Sold Brahman heifers to 396c/kg, weighing 222kg, to return $875/hd.
Barlow Cattle Co, Dingo – Sold Brangus heifers for 352c/kg, weighing 415kg, to return $1,461/hd.
J & S Schneider, Yaamba – Sold Brangus x heifers for 394c/kg, weighing 219kg, to return $863/hd.
MJ Kennedy & Co, Duaringa – Sold Brahman weaner heifers for 392c/kg, weighing 220kg, to return $863/hd.
BS Green, Wowan – Sold Brangus No.9 heifers for 370c/kg, weighing 332kg, to return $1,228/hd.