Gracemere Market Report 20.05.20
GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 20th MAY 2020
CQLX combined agents saw a large increase of numbers, yarding a total of 3,440 head, comprising of 1822 steers, 1034 heifers, 489 cows, 90 bulls and 4 cows & calves. With a stronger buyer panel throughout the sale, prices responded accordingly. The prime market sold to a dearer trend. A larger offering of feeder cattle saw a lift in prices.
The weaner steers and heifers also sold to a dearer trend, with re-stockers being very active.
Cattle were sourced from Collinsville, Bowen, Nebo, Calliope and local areas.
** Reminder – The annual CQLX weaner sale will be held on Monday 1st June 2020 get your nominations in **
|DESCRIPTION||# OF HEAD||MINIMUM||MAXIMUM||AVERAGE||Market Change|
|STEERS||Slaughter||32||260 c/kg||354 c/kg||315 c/kg||+26|
|400 – 500kg||97||180 c/kg||408 c/kg||330 c/kg||+26|
|300 – 400kg||562||234 c/kg||408 c/kg||342 c/kg||+11|
|200 – 300kg||858||240 c/kg||450 c/kg||376 c/kg||+9|
|Under 200kg||239||240 c/kg||461 c/kg||390 c/kg||+16|
|COWS||Slaughter||288||211 c/kg||319 c/kg||252 c/kg||FIRM|
|400 – 450kg||97||198 c/kg||249 c/kg||235 c/kg||+10|
|320 – 400kg||26||160 c/kg||286 c/kg||208 c/kg||23|
|Under 320kg||8||180 c/kg||211 c/kg||207 c/kg||NQ|
|HEIFERS||Heavy||112||238 c/kg||355 c/kg||304 c/kg||+53|
|300 – 400kg||252||240 c/kg||350 c/kg||327 c/kg||+30|
|200 – 300kg||571||140 c/kg||382 c/kg||328 c/kg||+14|
|Under 200kg||118||100 c/kg||350 c/kg||311 c/kg||FIRM|
|Cows & Calves||$1,400/unit||1,300/unit||FIRM|
|BULLS||Over 600kg||37||200 c/kg||326 c/kg||292 c/kg||+26|
|450kg – 600kg||29||230 c/kg||324 c/kg||313 c/kg||+20|
|Under 450kg||60||230 c/kg||400 c/kg||307 c/kg||FIRM|
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
Sam Kime, Amaroo Station, Nebo– Sold Red and Black Brangus No.8 Steers for 354c/kg weighing 562kg to return $1,990/
Dale McLellan, Mt Morgan, sold Charbray steers to 388c/kg, weighing 385kg, to return $1,495/hd.
Judith Hamilton, Thangool, sold a pen of Droughtmaster steers for 378c/kg, weighing 374kg, to return $1,413/hd.
The Derrington family, Mt Larcom, sold a pen of Droughtmaster steers for 368c/kg, weighing 418kg, to return $1,541/hd.
AM & ML Wilson, Dululu, sold Brangus weaner steers to average 450c/kg, weighing 240kg, to return $1,083/hd.
Grant Edmonds, Raglan, sold Brangus steers to 380c/kg, weighing 388kg, to return $1,478/hd.
Melrose Grazing, Morinish, sold Brahman weaner steers to top at 391c/kg, weighing 261kg, to return $1,021/hd
Kurt Simkin, Miriam Vale- sold Limousin Cross weaner steers for 430c/kg weighing 289kg to return $1,243/hd
Daleryan Pty Ltd, Melinda, sold Droughtmaster steers for 430c/kg, weighing 237kg, to return $1,019/hd.
Michael Ingram, Gainsford, sold a pen of Droughtmaster cows for 257c/kg, weighing 594kg, to return $1,527/hd.
Geddes Family, Milman, sold Grey Brahman cows to top at 253c/kg, weighing 579kg, to return $1,466/hd.
Mt Stuart Trust, Capella, sold Grey Brahman cows for 261c/kg, weighing 574kg, to return $1,500/hd.
Retreat Grazing Wycarbah, sold a run of Droughtmaster heifers to top 332c/kg, weighing 336kg, to return $1,117/hd.
AM & ML Wilson, Dululu, sold Charbray cross weaner heifers to top at 376c/kg, weighing 237kg, to return $891/hd.
MR & KL Brown, Middlemount, sold Brangus feeder heifers to top at 355c/kg, weighing 411kg, to return $1,460/hd.
Humbolt, Comet, sold heavy Charbray heifers for 319c/kg, weighing 495kg, to return $1,580/hd.
I & J Donaldson, Wowan, sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 344c/kg, weighing 320kg, to return $1,100/hd.
Brookston Pastoral, Nebo, sold Euro cross heifers for 376c/kg, weighing 256kg, to return $962/hd.
NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 27th MAY 2020- COMMENCING @ 8.30AM