Gracemere Market Report 23/11/2018

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 23rd NOVEMBER 2018

Combined Agents today yarded a total of 1883 head at CQLX. The yarding consisted mostly of mixed quality cattle, with plainer cattle showing signs of the continued dry weather. The yard comprised of 735 steers and bullocks, 755 heifers, 235 cows, 47 cows and calves and 111 bulls and mickeys, down by 700 head on last week’s sale. Cattle were drawn from most parts of Central Queensland including Collinsville, Mackay, St Lawrence, Middlemount, Calliope and local district.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 250c/kg 299c/kg 278c/kg -17
400 – 500kg 240c/kg 310c/kg 270c/kg -22
300 – 400kg 130c/kg 280c/kg 264c/kg -15
200 – 300kg 100c/kg 272c/kg 246c/kg -22
Under 200kg 140c/kg 276c/kg 240c/kg -7
Cows Slaughter 186c/kg 252c/kg 226c/kg FIRM
400 – 450kg 150c/kg 225c/kg 209c/kg FIRM
320 – 400kg 120c/kg 236c/kg 194c/kg FIRM
0 – 320kg 110c/kg 219c/kg 169c/kg +40
Heifers Heavy 258c/kg 270c/kg 267c/kg +32
300 – 400kg 160c/kg 268c/kg 249c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 110c/kg 256c/kg 218c/kg -21
Under 200kg 140c/kg 230c/kg 203c/kg -12
Cows & Calves $600p/unit $1,550p/u $890p/u
Bulls Over 600kg 240c/kg 292c/kg 277c/kg +6
450kg – 600kg 260c/kg 309c/kg 294c/kg +44
0 – 450kg 118c/kg 282c/kg 215c/kg -10

HIGHLIGHTS

Campbell Family, Calliope sold Droughtmaster Bullocks to top at 299c weighing 552kg to return $1652

Hinchliffe Family, Bouldercombe sold Droughtmaster Cross Steers for 278c weighing 408kg returning $1136

AD & R Edgar, Morinish sold Droughtmaster Cross Cows for 238c weighing 522kg to return $1243

L Johnson, Gracemere sold Charbray Heifers for 258c weighing 477kg returning $1233

G & K McDonald, Cawarral sold Santa Cross No.7 Heifers for 268c weighing 365kg to return $979

GJ Carriers, St Lawrence sold a line of Brahman Heifers topping at 230c weighing 207kg to return $478

R & E Storie, Wowan sold Brahman Cross Cows and Calves for $1250 per unit

NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2018 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM
**PLEASE NOTE: THE LAST SALE FOR 2018 IS THE 14TH DECEMBER 2018

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