Gracemere Market Report 29.04.20
GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 29th APRIL 2020
With a decline in numbers offered at CQLX Gracemere, combined agents yarded 2302 head. Consisting of 1156 steers, 770 heifers, 330 cows, 28 bulls and 18 Cows & Calves. Cattle were drawn from Bowen, Clermont, Capella, Marlborough, Calliope and local areas. The prime market saw a full panel of buyers with strong competition; prices remained firm to dearer for a large run of bullocks. The feeder market sold to an improved rate on previous weeks. The store steer market for weaners saw a large improvement with cross bred steers being well sought after.
|DESCRIPTION||# OF HEAD||MINIMUM||MAXIMUM||AVERAGE||Market Change|
|STEERS||Slaughter||91||211 c/kg||315 c/kg||291 c/kg||+24|
|400 – 500kg||111||242 c/kg||320 c/kg||299 c/kg||+13|
|300 – 400kg||310||228 c/kg||390 c/kg||327 c/kg||+28|
|200 – 300kg||475||220 c/kg||412 c/kg||341 c/kg||+24|
|Under 200kg||85||100 c/kg||412 c/kg||348 c/kg||+29|
|COWS||Slaughter||189||190 c/kg||280 c/kg||240 c/kg||+8|
|400 – 450kg||73||190 c/kg||250 c/kg||220 c/kg||+11|
|320 – 400kg||41||102 c/kg||250 c/kg||198 c/kg||+32|
|Under 320kg||5||60 c/kg||98 c/kg||82 c/kg||NQ|
|HEIFERS||Heavy||109||200 c/kg||300 c/kg||262 c/kg||+32|
|300 – 400kg||164||210 c/kg||340 c/kg||285 c/kg||+11|
|200 – 300kg||453||180 c/kg||340 c/kg||280 c/kg||+7|
|Under 200kg||31||120 c/kg||292 c/kg||268 c/kg||FIRM|
|Cows & Calves||$1,650/unit||$1,509/unit||+$352/unit|
|BULLS||Over 600kg||24||210 c/kg||266 c/kg||245 c/kg||+19|
|450kg – 600kg||5||220 c/kg||256 c/kg||238 c/kg||+11|
|Under 450kg||72||194 c/kg||350 c/kg||271 c/kg||+27|
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
Aroa Downs, Clermont, sold a run of HGP treated bullocks to top at 316c/kg, to average 516kg, returning $1,550/hd.
D & J McCartney, Milman, sold Charbray cross steers to 382c/kg, weighing 359kg, to return $1,371.81/hd.
CA & TM Alexander, Nagoorin, sold Charbray steers at 402c/kg, weighing 291kg, to return $1,171.41/hd.
GW Frankish, Bluff, sold Brangus steers at 412c/kg, weighing 181kg, to return $748.83/hd.
Lake Elphinstone, Nebo, sold No.0 Cross Bred steers for 404c/kg, weighing 266kg, to return $1,075/hd.
D & R Black, Gogango, sold Droughtmaster steers to 390c/kg, weighing 342kg, to return $1,335/hd.
PE & MC Brieffies, Blue Mountain, sold EU Charbray x weaner steers for 412c/kg, weighing 203kg, to return $838/hd.
R MacDonald, Bajool, sold Brahman cows for 245c/kg, weighing 553kg, to return $1,355/hd.
K & A Baker, sold Brangus cows to 280c/kg, weighing 544kg, to return $1,524/hd.
Mt Stuart Trust, Capella, sold Grey Brahman cows topping at 256c/kg, weighing 597kg, to return $1,530/hd.
J & P Mullemister, Calliope, sold prime heifers at 247c/kg, weighing 608kg, to return $1,503.80/hd.
Spann Family PTY LTD, Jambin, sold quality Droughtmaster feeder heifers to top at 340c/kg, weighing 371kg, to return $1,262/hd.
Woorabinda Pastoral Co, sold a quality run of Brahman cross heifers topping at 322c/kg, weighing 244kg, to return $787/hd.
Craigilee Cattle Co, Morinish, sold a line of EU Red Brahman heifers for 300c/kg, weighing 374kg, to return $1,124/hd.
Amberkolly Station, Collinsville, sold Brahman x cows and calves for $1,625/hd.
NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 6th MAY 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM