Gracemere Market Report 1.03.19

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 1st MARCH 2019

CQLX selling agents yarded 3731 head which comprised of 1888 Steers, 961 Heifers, 488 Cows, 123 Bulls and 271 Cows & Calves. It was a similar number to last week’s yarding due to the current trying weather conditions. All descriptions eased on previous weeks, however, good quality Weaner Steers still met with strong demand.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 154c/kg 273c/kg 236c/kg -33
400 – 500kg 100c/kg 268c/kg 240c/kg -26
300 – 400kg 80c/kg 264c/kg 224c/kg -34
200 – 300kg 40c/kg 272c/kg 227c/kg -32
Under 200kg 50c/kg 288c/kg 226c/kg -50
Cows Slaughter 106c/kg 196c/kg 175c/kg -32
400 – 450kg 126c/kg 200c/kg 158c/kg -33
320 – 400kg 102c/kg 186c/kg 138c/kg -6
0 – 320kg 60c/kg    126c/kg 95c/kg +6
Heifers Heavy 90c/kg 208c/kg 178c/kg -47
300 – 400kg 112c/kg 208c/kg 179c/kg -42
200 – 300kg 48c/kg 182c/kg 151c/kg -54
Under 200kg 60c/kg 178c/kg 133c/kg -58
Cows & Calves $800 $553
Bulls Over 600kg 160c/kg 280c/kg 262c/kg Firm
450kg – 600kg 260c/kg 286c/kg 274c/kg Firm
0 – 450kg 40c/kg 282c/kg 212c/kg -34

HIGHLIGHTS
Wotonga, Nebo –
Sold Droughtmaster Steers for 256c, weighing 579kg to return $1,484/hd.
C Huntly & Family – Sold Quality Droughtmaster Cross No.8 Steers to average 262c, weighing 399kg for $1,046/hd.
Wales Grazing, Theodore – Sold Quality Brahman Cross No.8 Steers to top at 236c, weighing 379kg to return $896/hd.
Price Family, Moura – Sold Brangus Feeder Steers to top at 242c, weighing 344kg to return $833/hd.
L McKinlay, Gogango – Sold Charbray Steers for 264c, weighing 300kg returning $794/hd.
J & Y Galea, Sarina – Sold Simbrah No.8 Steers for 252c, weighing 308kg to return $776/hd.
W & D Linneman, Yeppoon – Sold Brangus Weaner Steers to 268c, weighing 251kg to return $676/hd.
Parraweena Cattle Co, Banana – Sold a line of Brahman Cross Feeder Heifers to top at 184c,
weighing 318kg to return $586/hd.
TKA Grazing – Sold five Angus Cows & Calves for $775/hd.

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

Other Reports