Gracemere Market Report 09.08.2019

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 09th MAY 2019

The Gracemere Combined Agents presented a total of 3990 Head, comprising of 1472 Steers, 1792 Heifers, 650 Cows, 36 Bulls, and 38 Cow and Calf units. Several larger lines were sourced from Isaac and Central Highlands regions with heavier and prime cattle being met by a strong market as regular buyers were in high demand. Lighter steer articles eased slightly, with heifers and lesser quality cattle drawing further back on last week’s rate by up to 20c.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 200 c/kg 296 c/kg 288 c/kg FIRM
400 – 500kg 210 c/kg 302 c/kg 292 c/kg +19
300 – 400kg 160 c/kg 296 c/kg 271 c/kg +9
200 – 300kg 74 c/kg 288 c/kg 247 c/kg -25
Under 200kg 40 c/kg 278 c/kg 233 c/kg -22
Cows Slaughter 158 c/kg 258 c/kg 214 c/kg -5
400 – 450kg 150 c/kg 280 c/kg 182 c/kg FIRM
320 – 400kg 60 c/kg 204 c/kg 157 c/kg +31
0 – 320kg 90 c/kg 140 c/kg 127 c/kg +47
Heifers Heavy 170 c/kg 269 c/kg 249 c/kg -7
300 – 400kg 70 c/kg 270 c/kg 218 c/kg -5
200 – 300kg 70 c/kg 224 c/kg 187 c/kg -43
Under 200kg 80 c/kg 200 c/kg 165 c/kg -9
Cows & Calves $1125/unit $971/unit
Bulls Over 600kg 202 c/kg 277 c/kg 257 c/kg FIRM
450kg – 600kg 202 c/kg 275 c/kg 255 c/kg -26
0 – 450kg 180 c/kg 278 c/kg 237 c/kg +20

HIGHLIGHTS


Brian Kelly, Baralaba – Sold Droughtmaster Feeder Steers to average 299c, weighing 474kg to return $1575/hd; with the proceeds being donated to the QLD Cancer Fund, the Heart Foundation & the Kidney Foundation.

T & J Holland, Wycarbah – Sold Droughtmaster Steers to 288c, weighing 291kg to return $839/hd.

A & R Edgar, Morinish – Sold Droughtmaster Weaner Steers for 264c, weighing 304kg to return $803/hd.

Wotonga Grazing, Nebo – Sold 350 Droughtmaster x Cows to average 219c, weighing 549kg to return $1202/hd.

WE Williams, Kabra – Sold Droughtmaster Heifers to 269c, weighing 476kg to return $1281/hd.

Madaus Holdings, Midgee – Sold Charbray Heifers to 280c, weighing 449kg to return $1258/hd.

Riverside Pastoral Co, Nebo
– Sold 360 Brahman x No.8 Heifers to average 208c, weighing 300kg to return $803/hd.

           NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 24th MAY 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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