Gracemere Market Report 25.03.20
GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 25th MARCH 2020
Combined agents of CQLX yarded a total of 4578 head, comprising of 2349 steers,1664 heifers, 437 cows, 42 bulls, 86 cows & calves. With new regulations in place the market corrected itself to align with other regional sales. Prime cattle eased with the better quality holding firm. Feeder cattle were less in demand but still saw solid rates. Store cattle were little in supply with prices softer.
|DESCRIPTION||# OF HEAD||MAXIMUM||AVERAGE||Market Change|
|STEERS||Slaughter||135||304 c/kg||293 c/kg||-27|
|400 – 500kg||238||346 c/kg||312 c/kg||-16|
|300 – 400kg||611||380 c/kg||327 c/kg||-23|
|200 – 300kg||1072||402 c/kg||339 c/kg||-23|
|Under 200kg||201||378 c/kg||318 c/kg||-20|
|COWS||Slaughter||190||261 c/kg||241 c/kg||-16|
|400 – 450kg||114||256 c/kg||229 c/kg||-14|
|320 – 400kg||127||248 c/kg||221 c/kg||-6|
|Under 320kg||2||198 c/kg||132 c/kg||NQ|
|HEIFERS||Heavy||46||300 c/kg||284 c/kg||FIRM|
|300 – 400kg||543||330 c/kg||297 c/kg||-30|
|200 – 300kg||825||338 c/kg||279 c/kg||-26|
|Under 200kg||213||306 c/kg||203 c/kg||-87|
|Cows & Calves||$2,050/u||$1,644/u||+$344/u|
|BULLS||Over 600kg||15||288 c/kg||262 c/kg||-26|
|450kg – 600kg||4||268 c/kg||214 c/kg||NQ|
|Under 450kg||126||326 c/kg||277 c/kg||FIRM|
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
D McNeil, Bracewell, sold Droughtmaster weaner steers to 378c/kg, weighing 202kg, to return $762/hd.
R & L Booth, Raglan, sold Brangus steers for 402c/kg, weighing 217kg, to return $872/hd.
M Dunne & M McCoy, Duaringa, sold a run of Brangus & Brahman x steers to average 336c/kg weighing 288kg, to return $968/hd.
J & Y Galea, Sarina, sold Ultra Black No.9 steers for 370c/kg, weighing 303kg, returning $1,123/hd.
Mt Stuart Trust, Capella, sold Prime Brahman cows for 251c/kg, weighing 546kg, to return $1,372/hd.
Semple Family, Dysart, sold a run of Brahman x heifers to average 311c/kg, weighing 358kg, to return $1,112/hd.
Hauwert P/L, Sarina, sold Droughtmaster No.8 heifers for 308c/kg, weighing 385kg, to return $1,186/hd.
BJ Thomas, Baralaba, sold Brangus cows and calves for $2,050/unit.
NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 1st APRIL 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM