Gracemere Market Report 23/09/2020

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 23rd September 2020

CQLX Combined agents yarded a total of 3153 head consisting of 1397 steer, 1149 heifers, 481 cows 58 bulls and 68 cows & calves. Lines of cattle were drawn from Charters Towers, St Lawrence, Dingo, Duaringa, Calliope, Theodore and local surrounding areas. The prime market remained strong on last weeks’ sale with processors and export markets operating. Larger numbers of store cows saw slight increase in price with re-stockers attending the sale. The price of feeder and weaner steers held firm on last weeks’ results with a lot of cattle going into feedlots and backgrounding markets. The feeder heifer market held strong along with the weaner heifer market which saw a large number being sold to re-stockers and feedlots. Cows and calves sold well with however varied in price due to quality. Overall the market increased 9c/kg.

DESCRIPTION # OF HEAD MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
STEERS Slaughter 24 350.2 c/kg 368.2 c/kg 322.6 c/kg +37
  400 – 500kg 155 310.0 c/kg 378.2 c/kg 365.6 c/kg +27
300 – 400kg 372 160.0 c/kg 422.2 c/kg 371.1 c/kg +14
200 – 300kg 534 180.0 c/kg 450.2 c/kg 412.2 c/kg +7
Under 200kg 266 142.2 c/kg 444.2 c/kg 413.3 c/kg +18
COWS Slaughter 175 230.0 c/kg 320.0 c/kg 271.7 c/kg +5
  400 – 450kg 111 230.2 c/kg 320.0 c/kg 273.5 c/kg +16
320 – 400kg 99 140.2 c/kg 312.2 c/kg 265.6 c/kg +16
Under 320kg 4 140.0 c/kg 282.2 c/kg 210.8 c/kg NQ
HEIFERS Heavy 43 290.2 c/kg 384.2 c/kg 323.4 c/kg +10
  300 – 400kg 336 294.2 c/kg 416.2 c/kg 361.7 c/kg +32
200 – 300kg 638 200.0 c/kg 420.2 c/kg 364.3 c/kg +4
Under 200kg 208 255.2 c/kg 422.2 c/kg 380.9 c/kg +16
Cows & Calves 67 $1,100/unit $2,150/unit $1,704/unit  
BULLS Over 600kg 16 250.2 c/kg 312.2 c/kg 291.0 c/kg +14
  450kg – 600kg 19 276.2 c/kg 342.2 c/kg 304.5 c/kg +23
Under 450kg 99 218.2 c/kg 404.2 c/kg 339.3 c/kg +50
             

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

T & J Besch, Bajool – Sold Brangus x steers for 450c/kg, weighing 216kg, to return $974/hd.

Moorvale Pastoral, Nebo – Sold Brangus steers for 430c/kg, weighing 248kg, to return $1,067/hd.

P Lynch, St Lawrence – Sold Brahman feeder steers for 366c/kg, weighing 424kg, returning $1,555/hd.

EM & RF Bella, Nebo – Sold Brangus weaner steers for 422c/kg, weighing 315kg, returning $1,333/hd.

G & A Mc Fadzen, Sarina Range – Sold Droughtmaster weaner steers topping at 434c/kg, weighing 243kg, to return $1,017/hd.

Hillcrest Pastoral Co, Middlemount – Sold a run of 67 Brahman x steers at 378c/kg, topping at 475kg, to return $1,796/hd.

L& C Stewart, Comet – Sold Brangus cows for 307c/kg, weighing 484kg, returning $1,486/hd.

Wirringan Pty Ltd, Biloela – Sold a run of EU Brangus heifers to top at 394c/kg, weighing 320kg, to return $1,264/hd.

S & A Peters, Bajool – Sold Droughtmaster weaner heifers for 394c/kg, weighing 264kg, to return $1,040/hd.

A Moffitt, Sandringham – Sold Brangus weaners for 405c/kg weighing 222kg, returning $898/hd.
NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 30th September 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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