Gracemere Market Report 9.11.2018

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 9th NOVEMBER 2018

With a larger yarding of cattle this week at Gracemere, CQLX combined agents yarded a total of 2739 head an increase of 1191 head on last week. The yard comprised of 1060 steers, 1338 heifers, 194 cows, 76 cow and calf units and 71 bulls and mickeys. Cattle were drawn from Nebo, Sarina, Middlemount, Boyne Valley and local areas. There was a mixed line of cattle this week, however there were several quality lines of feeder heifers that met restocker and feedlot competition.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 210c/kg 297c/kg 272c/kg FIRM
400 – 500kg 170c/kg 298c/kg 267c/kg -15
300 – 400kg 170c/kg 296c/kg 279c/kg -17
200 – 300kg 150c/kg 306c/kg 264c/kg -12
Under 200kg 180c/kg 318c/kg 289c/kg +11
Cows Slaughter 190c/kg 256c/kg 236c/kg FIRM
400 – 450kg 152c/kg 251c/kg 226c/kg FIRM
320 – 400kg 100c/kg 260c/kg 197c/kg +9
0 – 320kg 114c/kg 202c/kg 151c/kg FIRM
Heifers Heavy 198c/kg 282c/kg 257c/kg +8
300 – 400kg 188c/kg 272c/kg 259c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 140c/kg 274c/kg 245c/kg -10
Under 200kg 100c/kg 254c/kg 219c/kg -28
Cows & Calves $700 $1200 $900
Bulls Over 600kg 170c/kg 283c/kg 256c/kg FIRM
450kg – 600kg 241c/kg 278c/kg 264c/kg FIRM
0 – 450kg 152c/kg 274c/kg 216c/kg -29


HIGHLIGHTS

Childs Family, Bouldercombe sold Feeder Steers to top at 296c weighing 391kg to return $1160

J Churchward, Wowan sold Crossbred Steers to top at 280c weighing 407kgs to return $1142 per head

“Euroka” Middlemount sold Brahman Steers for 292c weighing 381kgs returning $1114 per head

L Carter, Alton Downs sold Prime Cows to top at 249c weighing 616kg to return $1535

Lake Elphinstone Partnership, Lake Elphinstone, Nebo sold a line of 164 Charbray/Brahman cross Heifers topping at 272c the consignment averaged 264c for an average weight of 291kg to return an average figure of $767 per head.

Junee Pastoral Company, Dingo sold a line-up of 185 Brahman/Droughtmaster cross heifers to top at 266c to average 253c for an average weight of  260kg. The consignment returned an average of $660 per head.

S & S Borg, Sarina sold a quality line of No. 8 Brahman Steers topping at 290cweighing 298kg to return $864 per head

J & R Olive, Marlborough sold a line of No. 8 Brahman Steers topping at 318c to average 195kg to return $564 per head

NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 16th NOVEMBER 2018 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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