Gracemere Market Report 15.02.19

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 15th FEBRUARY 2019

The combined selling agents of CQLX yarded a quality 2308 head, comprising of 1120 Steers, 851 Heifers, 230 Cows, 57 Bulls and 50 Cow & Calf lots. Lines of cattle were drawn from Alpha, Theodore, and Banana along with local areas. Today’s market improved in restocking classes due to northern influences. Larger cattle to suit live exports also increased, while meatworks eased slightly.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 278c/kg 278c/kg 278c/kg +10
400 – 500kg 224c/kg 269c/kg 251c/kg -8
300 – 400kg 150c/kg 296c/kg 264c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 132c/kg 298c/kg 273c/kg FIRM
Under 200kg 126c/kg 298c/kg 264c/kg FIRM
Cows Slaughter 154c/kg 222c/kg 210c/kg FIRM
400 – 450kg 150c/kg 219c/kg 190c/kg +9
320 – 400kg 130c/kg 205c/kg 179c/kg +7
0 – 320kg
Heifers Heavy 134c/kg 230c/kg 212c/kg -21
300 – 400kg 100c/kg 246c/kg 223c/kg -15
200 – 300kg 98c/kg 246c/kg 218c/kg FIRM
Under 200kg 40c/kg 236c/kg 204c/kg FIRM
Cows & Calves  $1150/unit $861/unit
Bulls Over 600kg 160c/kg 344c/kg 270c/kg +11
450kg – 600kg 200c/kg 384c/kg 289c/kg +36
0 – 450kg 146c/kg 320c/kg 249c/kg -6

 

HIGHLIGHTS


D Cranston, ‘Lilymere’ Alton Downs
– Sold Droughtmaster Cross No.7 Steers for 266c, weighing 472kg to
return $1,257/hd. His cows sold for 216c, to return $1,140/hd.

R Moran, Nagoorin – Sold a run of Brahman Steers topping at 262c, weighing 424kg to return $1,112/hd.
M & L Polkinghorne, Kokotungo – Sold Brangus Cross Steers for 290c, weighing 330kg to return $957/hd.
C & K White, Glenroy
– Sold a run of Brahman Weaner Steers to average 298c, weighing 226kg to top at $674/hd.

Charlevue Cattle Co Dingo– sold red Brangus Weaner Steers for $290c/kg weighing 290kg to return $842/hd.

Spelta Grazing, Gogango – Sold Droughtmaster Heifers for 220c, weighing 578k to return $1,273/hd.
M & R Collins, Wowan – Sold Charbray Feeder Heifers for 246c, to weigh 380kg returning $927/hd.
C & J Lovell, Garnant – Sold Romagnola Cross No.8 Heifers for 232c, weighing 312kg returning $726/hd

M McCleod, Goovigen – Sold a pen of No.6 First Calf Brangus Heifers for $1,150/hd.

 NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 22nd FEBRUARY 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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