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

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