Gracemere Market Report 29-07-2020

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 29th JULY 2020

CQLX Gracemere agents yarded a total of 2,724 head today comprising of 1,289 steers, 820 heifers, 584 cows, 17 bulls, and 14 cows & calves. Once again competition was strong on all descriptions of cattle with processor lines and lighter heifers seeing gains. All other descriptions were fully firm. Cattle were drawn from Bowen, Rolleston, Biloela, Monto, and local areas. All the usual buyers were in attendance.

DESCRIPTION # OF HEAD MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
STEERS Slaughter 11 261 c/kg 320 c/kg 311 c/kg -10
400 – 500kg 80 326 c/kg 372 c/kg 352 c/kg FIRM
300 – 400kg 268 269 c/kg 402 c/kg 365 c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 633 250 c/kg 448 c/kg 395 c/kg FIRM
Under 200kg 261 200 c/kg 440 c/kg 415 c/kg +5
COWS Slaughter 312 218 c/kg 290 c/kg 270 c/kg +5
400 – 450kg 66 210 c/kg 328 c/kg 266 c/kg +8
320 – 400kg 60 194 c/kg 300 c/kg 246 c/kg +42
Under 320kg 1 NQ NQ NQ NQ
HEIFERS Heavy 122 246 c/kg 376 c/kg 323 c/kg +8
300 – 400kg 351 230 c/kg 376 c/kg 342 c/kg +22
200 – 300kg 346 170 c/kg 396 c/kg 352 c/kg +15
Under 200kg 113 280 c/kg 386 c/kg 351 c/kg FIRM
Cows & Calves   $1,625/Unit $1,554/Unit  
BULLS Over 600kg 6 286 c/kg 292 c/kg 268 c/kg -10
450kg – 600kg 7 283 c/kg 308 c/kg 296 c/kg FIRM
Under 450kg 53 180 c/kg 374 c/kg 316 c/kg -34
       

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

Tarcoola Pastoral, Lawgi-Dawes – Sold Santa x steers for 428c/kg, weighing 280kg, to return $1,201/hd.

Lucas Cattle Company, Morinish – Sold Droughtmaster steers for 448c/kg, weighing 276kg, to return $1,237/hd.

Max Baldwin, Marlborough – Sold Brahman weaner steers for 440c/kg, weighing 168kg, to return $741/hd.

SE & JG Farr, Garnant – Sold Grey Brahman weaner steers for 434c/kg, weighing 237kg, to return $1,029/hd.

MR & JA Tully, Mt Larcom – Sold Simbrah x feeder steers for 372c/kg, weighing 460kg, to return $1,715/hd.

Montrose Grazing Co, Marlborough – Sold Grey Brahman steers for 434c/kg, weighing 231kg, to return $1,005/hd.

JG & MA McCartney, Marlborough – Sold heavy cross bred feeder steers for 366c/kg, weighing 456kg, to return $1,670/hd.

KLS Livestock, Sarina – Sold 28 Brangus cows to top at 290c/kg, to avg 541kg, to return $1,545/hd.

Marsu Investments, Baralaba – Sold a Quality line of heavy Brangus cows to top at 284c/kg, weighing 619kg, to return$1,760/hd.

Aroa Downs, Clermont – Sold a run of Droughtmaster heifers to make 362c/kg, to weigh 375kg, to return $1,361/hd.

Rodney Goodwin, Bluff – Sold Droughtmaster heifers for 312c/kg, weighing 436kg, to return $1,345/hd.

D Clark, Baralaba – Sold Charbray heifers to 334c/kg, weighing 518kg, to return $1,733/hd.

A Zanatta, Dululu – Sold Brangus x heifers for 396c/kg, weighing 245kg, to return $970/hd.

Lestree Downs, Clermont – Sold a run of Quality Brahman heifers for 357c/kg, to average 297kg, to return $1,060/hd.

SE & JG Farr, Garnant – Sold Grey Brahman weaner heifers for 386c/kg, weighing 212kg, to return $820/hd.

Kim McPherson, Moura – Sold Brangus x weaner heifers for 386c/kg, weighing 204kg, to return $788/hd., they also sold feeder heifers for 342c/kg, weighing 416kg, to return $1423/hd.

MJ & MJ Teys, Dululu – Sold Cross Bred weaner heifers for 384c/kg, weighing 277kg, to return $1,065/hd.

B & M Woodard, Duaringa – Sold a pen of Brangus cow and calves $1,625/hd.

KLS Livestock, Sarina, sold a pen of cows and calves for $1,600/hd.

                                     NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 5th AUGUST 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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