Gracemere Market Report 30/09/20

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE Wednesday 30th September 2020

CQLX combined agents yarded a total of 3,426, comprising of 1,643 steers, 1,393 heifers, 363 cows 8 bulls and 19 cows & calves. Cattle were drawn from Nebo Middlemount, Mackay, Gin Gin and all local areas. The prime market lifted on last week’s rates, with well finished cows fetching a premium. Store cows held firm. Heavy feeder steers and heifers gained momentum following other major selling centres. No.9 steers and weaner steers were once again well sort after with competition holding prices firm. The weaner heifers experienced a dearer trend with re-stockers securing the better lines.

***REMINDER NO SALE NEXT WEDNESDAY DUE TO STUD SALES***

DESCRIPTION # OF HEAD MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
STEERS Slaughter 28 324.2 c/kg 382.2 c/kg 353.7 c/kg +31
  400 – 500kg 169 326.2 c/kg 406.2 c/kg 377.6 c/kg +12
300 – 400kg 517 100.0 c/kg 426.2 c/kg 383.5 c/kg +12
200 – 300kg 708 180.0 c/kg 458.2 c/kg 416.1 c/kg FIRM
Under 200kg 99 138.2 c/kg 446.2 c/kg 410.3 c/kg FIRM
COWS Slaughter 130 238.2 c/kg 308.2 c/kg 267.6 c/kg FIRM
  400 – 450kg 95 250.2 c/kg 328.2 c/kg 266.8 c/kg FIRM
320 – 400kg 93 180.0 c/kg 290.2 c/kg 249.7 c/kg -15
Under 320kg 13 70.2 c/kg 210.2 c/kg 181.5 c/kg -29
HEIFERS Heavy 27 270.0 c/kg 366.2 c/kg 317.4 c/kg FIRM
  300 – 400kg 362 200.0 c/kg 432.2 c/kg 359.7 c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 637 146.2 c/kg 436.2 c/kg 376.7 c/kg +12
Under 200kg 307 200.2 c/kg 444.2 c/kg 401.4 c/kg +21
Cows & Calves 7 $950/unit $1,775/unit $1,428/unit  
BULLS Over 600kg 13 268.2 c/kg 328.2 c/kg 312.6 c/kg +22
  450kg – 600kg 6 258.2 c/kg 332.2 c/kg 308.0 c/kg FIRM
Under 450kg 130 158.2 c/kg 418.2 c/kg 360.6 c/kg +19
             

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

 

Parraweena Cattle Co – Sold a quality run of feeder steers to top at 406c/kg, to average 407kg, to reach $1,818/hd.

WA Chapman, Biloela – Sold Droughtmaster x steers for 380c/kg, weighing 471kg, to return $1,791/hd.

D Gilliam & S McGregor, Nebo – Sold Charbray steers for 446c/kg, weighing 270kg, to return $1,206/hd.

The Vella Family, Marlborough – Sold a quality run of Brangus/Brahman x feeder steers with the lead pen topping at 412c/kg, weighing 360kg, to return $1,487/hd.

E & M Hanrahan, Gogango – Sold a pen of Droughtmaster steers for 426c/kg, weighing 285kg, to return $1,217/hd.

EM & RF Bella, Nebo – Sold Brangus weaner steers for 424c/kg, weighing 309kg, to return $1,312/hd.

Frank Ellrott, Nankin – Sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 426c/kg, weighing 252kg, to return $1,074/hd.

G Perry  – Sold Droughtmaster cows to 291c/kg, to weigh 550kg, to return $1,608/hd.

Montrose Grazing Co., Marlborough – Sold Brahman 272c/kg, weighing 556kg, to return $1,515/hd.

Austral Park, Kabra – Sold Angus heifers for 337c/kg, weighing 540kg, to return $1,820/hd.

Yaralla Droughtmasters, Blackwater – Sold Droughtmaster heifers for 396c/kg, weighing 390kg, to return $1,545/hd.

R & U Oates, Comet – Sold quality grey Brahman No.9 heifers for 436c/kg, weighing 374kg to return $1,616/hd, they also sold No.0 heifers for 436c/kg, weighing 251kg, to return $1,097/hd.

T & K Mortimer, Dalma – Sold Brahman weaner heifers for 434c/kg, weighing 161kg, to return $700/hd.

D & E Zeimer, Bracewell – Sold Bazadaise cows and calves to $1,775/unit.


NEXT GRACEMERE SALE: WEDNESDAY 14th October 2020
COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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