Gracemere Market Report 8.03.19

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 8th MARCH 2019

A reduced yarding of 2640 head were penned at CQLX today comprising of 1360 Steers, 670 Heifers, 550 Cows, 50 Bulls and 60 Cow & Calf lots. Cattle were drawn from mostly local areas south to Theodore and coastal areas to GinGin. It was a very mixed yarding however overall on the whole quality and condition were good. Cattle fitting meatworks descriptions eased considerably, however prices for good quality feeder and restocker cattle held firm.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 152c/kg 259c/kg 240c/kg Firm
400 – 500kg 150c/kg 254c/kg 237c/kg Firm
300 – 400kg  40c/kg 256c/kg 222c/kg Firm
200 – 300kg  10c/kg 254c/kg 203c/kg -23
Under 200kg 120c/kg 246c/kg 197c/kg -28
Cows Slaughter  50c/kg 156c/kg 128c/kg -48
400 – 450kg  74c/kg 196c/kg 116c/kg -40
320 – 400kg  36c/kg 155c/kg  83c/kg -55
0 – 320kg  40c/kg      88c/kg  78c/kg -17
Heifers Heavy 100c/kg 222c/kg 148c/kg -30
300 – 400kg 120c/kg 224c/kg 148c/kg Firm
200 – 300kg 70c/kg 202c/kg 159c/kg +8
Under 200kg 40c/kg 172c/kg 124c/kg -9
Cows & Calves $780/unit
Bulls Over 600kg 80c/kg 272c/kg 203c/kg -58
450kg – 600kg 40c/kg 276c/kg 188c/kg -85
0 – 450kg 30c/kg 274c/kg 189c/kg -22

HIGHLIGHTS

N Dunne, Duaringa – Sold a quality line of Brahman x Steers averaging 251c, weighing 526kg to return $1318, with the top pen passing for 255c at 574kg to return $1466
J Murphy, Garnant – Sold quality Brahman Steers for 242c, weighing 340kg to return $823/hd.
D McLeon, Midgee – Sold quality Brangus x Weaner Steers to top at 246c, weighing 213kg to return $524.
BL & DE Zeimer, Mt Larcom – Sold Charbray Steers to 256c, weighing 371kg to return $950/hd their Heifers made 212c, weighing 392kg to return $833/hd.
Austral Park Pastoral, Kabra – Sold Angus Steers for 254c, weighing 253kg, returning $643/hd  their Heifers out of the draft sold for 164c, weighing 252kg to return $414/hd.

NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 15th MARCH 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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