Gracemere Market Report 12.04.2019

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 12th APRIL 2019

Gracemere was presented a yarding of 4787 head, comprising of 2578 Steers, 1784 Heifers, 354 Cows, 23 Bulls and 48 Cow & Calf lots. An increased yarding came to hand with heavy feeders increasing for both heifer and steer articles. Several excellent runs of cattle from Local, Dysart, Calliope, Mackay and Morinish areas. All quality articles held firm to better, with lesser quality, particularly weaners easing slightly. Cows held relatively firm on last week.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 264c/kg 284 c/kg 275 c/kg FIRM
400 – 500kg 182c/kg 292 c/kg 277 c/kg +10
300 – 400kg 80 c/kg 297 c/kg 258 c/kg -7
200 – 300kg 102 c/kg 308 c/kg 252 c/kg -22
Under 200kg 196 c/kg 268 c/kg 233 c/kg -16
Cows Slaughter 179 c/kg 245 c/kg 211 c/kg FIRM
400 – 450kg 158 c/kg 218 c/kg 206 c/kg +6
320 – 400kg 140 c/kg 193 c/kg 166 c/kg -8
0 – 320kg 80 c/kg 170 c/kg 137 c/kg +30
Heifers Heavy 188 c/kg 258 c/kg 230 c/kg FIRM
300 – 400kg 160 c/kg 256 c/kg 230 c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 70 c/kg 238 c/kg 190 c/kg -19
Under 200kg 80 c/kg 240 c/kg 191 c/kg +7
Cows & Calves $1125 $1000
Bulls Over 600kg 260 c/kg 285 c/kg 274 c/kg -10
450kg – 600kg NQ
0 – 450kg 264 c/kg 284 c/kg 280 c/kg FIRM

HIGHLIGHTS

DP Macaulay, Garnant – Sold Red Brangus Weaner Steers to top at 297c, weighing 375kg to return $1,116/hd.

J & C Ellrott, Morinish – Sold 186 Braford x Steers to average 284c, weighing 415kg returning $1,181/hd.

G & Y Galea, Sarina – Sold quality Ultra Black Cross Weaner Steers for 298c, weighing 295kg to return $881/hd.

Spelta Grazing, Gogango – Sold Santa x Weaner Steers for 308c, weighing 265kg returning $802/hd.

Petdes Pty Ltd, Calliope – Sold PTIC Brahman cows, for 216c, weighing 489kg returning $1058/hd.

B Neil-Ballantine, Baralaba – Sold x Bred No.8 Heifers for 258kg, weighing 404kg returning $1,043/hd.

Mt Bison Pastoral Co, Marlborough – Sold Brahman x Feeder Heifers for 258c, weighing 427kg returning $1,095/hd.

M Harris, Kabra – Sold Grey Brahman Weaner Heifers for 230c, weighing 232kg returning $535/hd.

G & L Thompson, Ridgelands – Sold good quality Brahman Weaner Heifers for 228c, weighing 213kg to return $487/hd

NO SALE ON FRIDAY 19TH APRIL- HAVE A LOVELY EASTER
NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 26th APRIL 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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