Gracemere Market Report 30.08.19

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 30th AUGUST 2019

The Gracemere Combined Agents presented a similar yarding to last week of 3161 head; comprising of 1572 Steers, 1084 Heifers, 442 Cows, 41 Bulls, and 22 Cow & Calf units. Lines were drawn predominantly from local areas as well as Collinsville, Middlemount, Nebo and Theodore. Feeder weight articles improved, alongside restocker classes which met strong demand due to a fresh buying panel. Cows reduced slightly, while the weaner heifers highlighted the sale with significant improvement.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 280c/kg 306c/kg 289c/kg Firm
400 – 500kg 232c/kg 290c/kg 282c/kg Firm
300 – 400kg 50c/kg 286c/kg 264c/kg +6
200 – 300kg 100c/kg 276c/kg 243c/kg +20
Under 200kg 44c/kg 240c/kg 206c/kg Firm
Cows Slaughter 100c/kg 235c/kg 205c/kg -6
400 – 450kg 96c/kg 200c/kg 158c/kg -16
320 – 400kg 40c/kg 196c/kg 119c/kg -21
0 – 320kg 20c/kg 50c/kg 39c/kg -27
Heifers Heavy 170c/kg 271c/kg 238c/kg Firm
300 – 400kg 170c/kg 260c/kg 226c/kg Firm
200 – 300kg 80c/kg 222c/kg 192c/kg +17
Under 200kg 90c/kg 210c/kg 178c/kg +40
Cows & Calves $710 $541
Bulls Over 600kg 200c/kg 282c/kg 257c/kg Firm
450kg – 600kg 220c/kg 278c/kg 242c/kg Firm
0 – 450kg 68c/kg 272c/kg 238c/kg +16


HIGHLIGHTS

N & L Ralph, Baralaba – Sold Brahman Steers to 306c, weighing 523kg to return $1601/hd.
WP, JR & JM Shannon, Goovigen – Sold Brangus x No.8 Steers for 290c, weighing 524kg to return $1550/hd.
Spring Villa, Wowan – Sold Charbray Feeder Steers to 288c weighing 407kg to return $1174/hd.
S & G Angel, Marlborough – Sold Prime Brahman Cows 230c, weighing 560kg to return $1288/hd.
Wotonga Grazing, Middlemount – Sold Prime Droughtmaster Heifers for 247c, weighing 493kg to return $1218/hd.
C & S Shelton, Gogango
– Sold Brangus Heifers to 248c, weighing 352kg to return $874/hd.
M Graham, Bushley – Sold Weaner Heifers to 222c, weighing 243kg to return $540/hd.

 NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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