Gracemere Market Report 20.07.2018

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 20th  JULY 2018

Agents yarded a smaller number of cattle today at Gracemere with a total of 2590 head, comprising 1283 steers & bullocks, 782 heifers, 443 cows, 28 cows and calves and 54 bulls & mickies. Cattle were drawn from Clermont, Collinsville, Bowen, Nebo, Mackay, Sarina & south to Monto. The market mostly held firm on the last sale with the exception of weaner heifers which were dearer than last week.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 239.2 267.2 260.7 +6
400 – 500kg 170.0 266.2 245.0 -14
300 – 400kg 120.0 284.2 258.3 Firm
200 – 300kg 64.2 310.2 269.6 Firm
Under 200kg 198.2 316.2 281.9 -8
Cows Slaughter 168.2 237.2 217.4 Firm
400 – 450kg 168.2 222.0 192.5 +7
320 – 400kg 120.0 204.2 165.2 -18
0 – 320kg 130.0 140.2 130.8 -24
Heifers Heavy 183.2 248.2 216.0 -26
300 – 400kg 140.0 244.2 218.4 -16
200 – 300kg 100.0 256.2 210.5 +10
Under 200kg 172.2 244.2 223.9 +29
Cows & Calves $700p unit $1125 p unit $1013 p unit
Bulls Over 600kg 160.0 263.2 242.5 Firm
450kg – 600kg 170.0 263.2 245.1 +5
0 – 450kg 170.0 260.2 237.7 -8

HIGHLIGHTS
DEGULLA PASTORAL ALPHA sold Brahman No6 steers for 267c/kg weighing 553kg returning $1477/head

HILLCREST PAST. MIDDLEMOUNT sold Brahman steers for 269c/kg weighing 531kg returning $1431/head

M HANRAHAN & FAMILY WYCARBAH sold a run of prime Brahman cross cows to top off 237c/kg with one pen weighing 677kg returning $1498/head

WILSON FAMILY DULULU sold prime heifers for 248c/kg weighing 548kg returning $1361/head

PPR PASTORAL DINGO sold Droughtmaster weaners steers for 308c/kg weighing 245kg returning $754/head

CHARLEVUE CATTLE CO DINGO sold Brangus weaner steers for 304c/kg weighing 227kg returning $692/head their weaner heifers made 236c/kg to return $573/head

NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 27TH JULY 2018 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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