Gracemere Market Report 16.08.19

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 16th AUGUST 2019

The Gracemere Combined Agents presented a reduced yarding from previous weeks, totalling 3394 Head; Comprising of 1457 Steers, 1227 Heifers, 668 Cows, 23 Bulls, and 19 Cow and Calf units.
Cows took yet another increase, especially with a Southern influence on the buyer panel. Feeder weight classes remained firm; however, restocker markets were a clear reflection of the quality presented.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 228c/kg 294c/kg 277c/kg -11
400 – 500kg 186c/kg `296c/kg 278c/kg -14
300 – 400kg 180c/kg 289c/kg 268c/kg Firm
200 – 300kg 90c/kg 288c/kg 258c/kg +11
Under 200kg 114c/kg 260c/kg 209c/kg -24
Cows Slaughter 174c/kg 260c/kg 228c/kg +14
400 – 450kg 100c/kg 260c/kg 207c/kg +25
320 – 400kg 40c/kg 217c/kg 167c/kg +11
0 – 320kg 20c/kg 110c/kg 77c/kg NQ
Heifers Heavy 180c/kg 274c/kg 250c/kg Firm
300 – 400kg 140c/kg 270c/kg 233c/kg +15
200 – 300kg 100c/kg 232c/kg 189c/kg Firm
Under 200kg 100c/kg 218c/kg 160c/kg -5
Cows & Calves $1075 $749
Bulls Over 600kg 170c/kg 276c/kg 261c/kg Firm
450kg – 600kg 220c/kg 276c/kg 255c/kg Firm
0 – 450kg 120c/kg 270c/kg 228c/kg -9

HIGHLIGHTS
C & J Stebhens, Koumala – Sold a run of Droughtmaster No.8 Heifers for 212c weighing 270kg to return $573/hd.
all proceeds have been donated to the CQ Rescue Helicopter Service.
AL & LT Besch, Dululu – Sold Heavy Brangus Feeder Steers to top at 288c, weighing 491kg to return $1415/hd.
V Hunt, Calliope – Sold Charbray Steers for 270c, weighing 324 kg to return $874/hd.
J & R Olive, Marlborough – Sold Grey Brahman Weaner Steers for 282c, weighing 238kg to return $672/hd.
M Larson, Etna Creek – Sold Brahman Cows to 225c, weighing 734kg to return $1653/hd.
McLennan Partnership, Goovigen – Sold Brahman Cows for 247c, weighing 598kg to return $1479/hd.
R Cunaghan, Bajool – Sold Prime Droughtmaster Cross Cows to top at 241c, weighing 552kg to return $1333/hd.
C & S Shelton, Gogango – Sold Charbray Heifers to 258c weighing 464kg to return $1201/hd.
Rowlands Family, Comet – Sold Charbray Feeder Heifers to top at 270c, weighing 392kg to return $1060/hd.
GR & SA Callander, Sarina – Sold Charbray Feeder Heifers for 268c, weighing 388kg to return $1040/hd.
RA & CA Dickman, Rannes – Sold Charbray Weaner Heifers for 232c, weighing 275kg to return $640/hd. They also sold Charolais PTIC Cows for 250c returning $1290/hd.

NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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