Gracemere Market Report 24th February
GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 24th February 2021
There were 4,990 head were presented at CQLX Gracemere sale. Up 2,690 head on last week’s reduced numbers to make it the biggest yarding so far for 2021. Overall a good quality and conditioned offering drawn from the local areas, South to Gin Gin and North to Proserpine. There were the usual feeders and processors operating along with an increased restocker presence which included some from New South Wales. There was an easing tendency throughout the day which varied with respect to the quality on offer.
|DESCRIPTION||# OF HEAD||MINIMUM||MAXIMUM||AVERAGE||Market Change|
|STEERS||Slaughter||36||350 c/kg||426 c/kg||404 c/kg||+41|
|400 – 500kg||399||290 c/kg||436 c/kg||414 c/kg||FIRM|
|300 – 400kg||696||280 c/kg||534 c/kg||441 c/kg||FIRM|
|200 – 300kg||901||330 c/kg||596 c/kg||492 c/kg||-5|
|Under 200kg||109||350 c/kg||602 c/kg||536 c/kg||+18|
|COWS||Slaughter||346||202 c/kg||344 c/kg||279 c/kg||FIRM|
|400 – 450kg||113||235 c/kg||330 c/kg||265 c/kg||FIRM|
|320 – 400kg||45||152 c/kg||332 c/kg||248 c/kg||-9|
|Under 320kg||1||160 c/kg||160 c/kg||160 c/kg||+29|
|HEIFERS||Heavy||205||200 c/kg||396 c/kg||348 c/kg||-23|
|300 – 400kg||763||251 c/kg||462 c/kg||385 c/kg||-15|
|200 – 300kg||961||50 c/kg||508 c/kg||430 c/kg||-13|
|Under 200kg||129||250 c/kg||500 c/kg||451 c/kg||+10|
|Cows & Calves||$2,050/unit||$1698/unit|
|BULLS||Over 600kg||22||264 c/kg||325 c/kg||304 c/kg||FIRM|
|450kg – 600kg||10||220 c/kg||436 c/kg||320 c/kg||-30|
|Under 450kg||92||260 c/kg||520 c/kg||410 c/kg||+14|
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
DJ Parsons Raglan sold a run of Brahman cross steers to 426c weighing 517kg to return $2202.
Rowlands Family-Humbolt, Comet sold heavy Charbray cows to top at 290.2c for 677 kg to return $1966.
G & R Willett St Lawrence sold 20 steers to top at 602c weighing 188kg to return $1095hd.
M. Forday Yeppoon sold Brangus weaner steers for 588ckg weighing 217kg to return $1276hd.
BeeBlee Pastoral Co. Nebo sold a line of No.9 Brangus steers for 436ckg weighing 428kg to return $1867. Woodlands Beef Thangool, sold Brahman Cross steers at 492ckg at 322kg to return $1585 head.
S Hoare Duaringa, sold Brangus steers at 580ckg weighing 242kg to return $1406 head.
M Morrice, Port Curtis sold Brahman cows for 294c weighing 502kg to return $1476.
Pink Hills Pastoral Co. Stanage Bay Sold No.0 Red Brahman Heifers for 482ckg weighing 226kg to return $1092. A & R Edgar, Morinish sold Droughtmaster Cross Steers for 532c weighing 277kg to return $1474.
GW Frankish sold Prime No.7 Heifers for 290c weighing 621kg to return $1802.
Allambee Cattle Co, Rolleston sold a run of 256 Braford Cross Heifers topping at 508c averaging 440c weighing 315kg to return $1390 per head.
Tarcoola Cattle Co, Dingo sold Hereford Cross Heifers for 480c weighing 298kg to return $1432.
NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 3rd March 2021, COMMENCING @ 8.30AM