Gracemere Market Report 1.02.19

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 1st FEBRUARY 2019

CQLX combined agents presented 2700 head today, comprising of 1197 Steers, 1101 Heifers, 282 cows, 39 Bulls and 81 Cows & Calves. The majority were local cattle excluding a large draft of lighter conditioned steers and heifers from Winton. Weaner steers found strong prices due to several restocking orders and heifers lifted on previous weeks.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 236.2 290.2 273.7 Firm
400 – 500kg 210.0 276.2 265.3 +5
300 – 400kg 188.2 286.2 263.8 +9
200 – 300kg 80.0 298.2 264.2 +9
Under 200kg 128.2 282.2 257.6 +17
Cows Slaughter 190.2 239.2 215.6 +10
400 – 450kg 159.2 239.2 207.1 +27
320 – 400kg 124.2 238.2 188.7 +30
0 – 320kg 138.2 176.2 161.7 +54
Heifers Heavy 190.0 248.2 222.0 Firm
300 – 400kg 118.2 248.2 225.6 Firm
200 – 300kg 20.0 288.2 214.3 +20
Under 200kg 20.0 244.2 181.2 +5
Cows & Calves $1300/unit $930/unit
Bulls Over 600kg 200.2 278.2 255.0 Firm
450kg – 600kg 100.0 278.2 234.2 -20
0 – 450kg 118.2 268.2 215.9 -26

HIGHLIGHTS

M & J Tully, Mt Larcom – Sold No.7 Brahman Steers for 290c weighing 544kg to return $1577/hd.
K Paryail & Family – Sold Droughtmaster Feeder Steers to top at 264c, weighing 470kg to return $1243/hd.
J Churchward, Wowan – Sold Steers to top at 268c, weighing 382kg to return $1024/hd.

Max Baldwin, Marlborough– Sold a line of Brahman Heifers to 238c/kg weighing 336kg to return $800/hd. Max also sold Brahman Steers for 258c/kg weighing 368kg to return $950/hd.
C & H Moretti, Wowan – Sold Brahman Cows to 230c, weighing 702kg to return $1602.
Fenech Grazing Co, Wowan – Sold Prime Cows to top at 220c, weighing 624kg, to return $1380/hd;
the cross-bred steers also topped at 276c, weighing 378kg to return $1044/hd.
Cedar Creek, Gogango – Sold Droughtmaster Cows to top at 218c, weighing 543kg to return $1184/hd.
J & M Powell, Yeppoon – Sold Droughtmaster Weaner Steers to 284c, weighing 175kg to return $492/hd;
with the weaner heifers to make 246c, weighing 168kg to return $411/hd.

 

NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 8th FEBRUARY 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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