Gracemere Market Report 29.3.19

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 29th MARCH 2019

With much needed rain falls around the local region and surrounds, Gracemere combined agents assembled a smaller yarding of 1018head comprising of 513 Steers, 227 Heifers, 200 Cows, 9 Bulls and 55 Cows &Calves. There was a good line of heavy feeder steers from Middlemount with the majority of cattle coming from local areas and as far north as Collinsville. All description of cattle met with strong competition and seen a significant increase today of 41c/kg across the board. Slaughter cattle were up to $1 kg stronger than previous sales

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM

c/kg

MAXIMUM

c/kg

AVERAGE

c/kg

Market Change
Steers Slaughter 200 285 268 FIRM
400 – 500kg 249 288 283 +24
300 – 400kg 240 292 279 +33
200 – 300kg 180 298 279 +35
Under 200kg 202 304 255 +20
Cows Slaughter 186 251 236 +86
400 – 450kg 186 243 229 +92
320 – 400kg 100 230 204 +80
0 – 320kg NQ NQ NQ NQ
Heifers Heavy 257 257 257 +44
300 – 400kg 180 256 243 +33
200 – 300kg 104 228 216 +30
Under 200kg 150 210 192 +12
Cows & Calves $1100 $945
Bulls Over 600kg 220 286 260 FIRM
450kg – 600kg 100 250 175 NQ
0 – 450kg 60 288 255 +53

HIGHLIGHTS

Wotonga Graz. Middlemount- Sold a run of Droughtmaster X Steers to Avg.283c/kg weighing 439kg to return $1,243

CJ Gleeson, Gracemere- Sold a line of Brahman Steers topping at 281c/kg weighing 450kg to return $1,265 P/Hd

A & V Gabel, Wowan- Sold Brahman Mickies for 284c/kg weighing 437kg to return $1,242 P/Hd

Windress Family, Cawarral- Sold Droughtmaster Steers to 292 weighing 312kg to return $913 P/Hd

Kao Partnership, Marlborough- Sold Brahman Weaners Steers to 298c/kg weighing 312kg to return $694 P/Hd

Ham & Co Past. Ridgelands- Sold Droughtmaster Cows for 251c/kg weighing 572kg to return $1,483 P/Hd

V&D Reynolds, Kalapa- Sold Brahman Cows to 244c/kg weighing 501kg to return $1,223 P/Hd

Hillcrest Past. Co, Middlemount- Sold Droughtmaster Cows for 239c/kg weighing 543kg to return $1,299 P/Hd

Olderfleet Cattle Co. Mt Coolon- Sold No.8 Brahman Heifers for 256ckg weighing 303kg to return 776 P/Hd

NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 5th APRIL 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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