Gracemere Market Report 22.2.19

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 22nd FEBRUARY 2019

The combined selling agents of CQLX had an increased yarding of 3622 head, comprising of 2055 Steers, 1027 Heifers, 448 Cows, 42 Bulls and 50 Cow & Calf lots. Cattle were drawn from Springsure, Rolleston, out to Alpha and local supply areas. Suitable meatworks cattle saw an increase of a few cents in all categories. Heavy Feeder Steers also saw increased rates and competition. Weaner Steers, those specifically with a higher Brahman content had strong competition from Northern restockers.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 259c/kg 276c/kg 269c/kg -9
400 – 500kg 228c/kg 278c/kg 266c/kg +15
300 – 400kg 190c/kg 280c/kg 258c/kg -6
200 – 300kg  60c/kg 282c/kg 260c/kg -13
Under 200kg 100c/kg 300c/kg 274c/kg +9
Cows Slaughter 170c/kg 233c/kg 208c/kg Firm
400 – 450kg 130c/kg 217c/kg 191c/kg Firm
320 – 400kg 70c/kg 206c/kg 144c/kg -35
0 – 320kg 44c/kg   156c/kg 89c/kg NQ
Heifers Heavy 194c/kg 243c/kg 226c/kg +13
300 – 400kg 160c/kg 236c/kg 221c/kg Firm
200 – 300kg 108c/kg 228c/kg 203c/kg -13
Under 200kg 50c/kg 222c/kg 189c/kg -13
Cows & Calves $980/unit $890/unit
Bulls Over 600kg 192c/kg 292c/kg 260c/kg -10
450kg – 600kg 220c/kg 294c/kg 277c/kg -12
0 – 450kg 140c/kg 310c/kg 245c/kg Firm

HIGHLIGHTS

Noonbell Pty Ltd, Mackay – Sold Droughtmaster x Steers for 272c/kg, weighing 511kg to return $1390/hd.
PJ & KM Hinchliffe, Bouldercombe – Sold quality Droughtmaster Steers to top at 270c,
weighing 433kg to return $1171/hd.
AM & DM Chapman, Calliope – Sold Red Brahman Steers to average 265c, weighing 275kg to return $729/hd.
J & R Olive, ‘Nullegai’ – Sold quality Brahman weaner steers topping at 300c, to average 284c,
weighing 208kg to return $591/hd.
M Moore & G Lang, Gogango – Sold Droughtmaster Weaner Steers to 272c, weighing 199kg to return $541/hd.
Austral Park Pastoral, Kabra – Sold Angus Cows for 216c, weighing 627kg returning $1355/hd.
Ingelara Grazing, Rolleston – Sold quality crossbred cows to top at 233c to weigh 522kg to return $1218/hd.
Gibham Pty Ltd, ‘Strathmuir’, Ogmore – Sold No.7 Brahman Heifers for 233c, weighing 390kg to return $910/hd.
C & J Nobbs, Springsure – Sold Charbray x No.7 Heifers for 243c, weighing 445kg returning $1,082/hd.
Yarrabee Grazing, Dingo – Sold No.8 Santa Heifers for 232c, weighing 312kg returning $752/hd.

NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 1ST MARCH 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

 

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