Gracemere Market Report 13.09.19

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 13th SEPTEMBER 2019

The Gracemere Combined Agents presented 3259 head; comprising of 1350 Steers, 1106 Heifers, 731 Cows, 42 Bulls and 30 Cow & Calf units. Cattle came from all areas of Central Queensland between Mackay and Monto and west to Rolleston. In what was a reasonable quality yarding the drop in condition was noticeable in the cows and many of the younger cattle penned. Slaughter cattle remained firm with bullocks increasing an average of 15cents.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 218c/kg 310c/kg 294c/kg +29
400 – 500kg 180c/kg 297c/kg 270c/kg +5
300 – 400kg 88c/kg 273c/kg 239c/kg -25
200 – 300kg 60c/kg 266c/kg 205c/kg -15
Under 200kg 94c/kg 186c/kg 166c/kg -22
Cows Slaughter 138c/kg 228c/kg 196c/kg -10
400 – 450kg 78c/kg 205c/kg 162c/kg -16
320 – 400kg 30c/kg 180c/kg 124c/kg Firm
0 – 320kg 30c/kg 80c/kg 69c/kg +28
Heifers Heavy 194c/kg 246c/kg 229c/kg Firm
300 – 400kg 120c/kg 242c/kg 209c/kg -15
200 – 300kg 46c/kg 220c/kg 163c/kg -24
Under 200kg 110c/kg 182c/kg 140c/kg -33
Cows & Calves $920/unit $767/unit
Bulls Over 600kg 166c/kg 256c/kg 84c/kg Firm
450kg – 600kg 180c/kg 280c/kg 236c/kg -39
0 – 450kg 98c/kg 254c/kg 194c/kg -8

HIGHLIGHTS
Hillcrest Pastoral, Middlemount – Sold a run of 125 Bullocks to average 295c, weighing 508kg to return $1502/hd.
C Olive, Ogmore – Sold Brahman Steers for 285c, weighing 604kg, to return $1723/hd.
C & J Randell, Capella – Sold Grey Brahman Cows for 214c, weighing 583hd to return $1249/hd.
P & K Hinchliffe, Bouldercombe – Sold Droughtmaster Cows for 200c, weighing 568kg
to return $1137/hd.
Allambee Cattle Co, Rolleston – Sold a run of Braford Cross No.9 Heifers topping at 218c weighing 298kg to return $649/hd.
J & C Ward, Ridgelands – Sold Brahman Cross Cows & Calves for $920/unit.
D Cameron, Ubobo – Sold Brahman Cross Cows and Calves for $860/unit.

 NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM

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