Gracemere Cattle Sale

Fri 23 August 2019

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 23rd AUGUST 2019

The Gracemere Combined Agents presented a mixed quality yarding of 3141 head; comprising of 1630 Steers, 955 Heifers, 509 Cows, 26 Bulls, and 20 Cow & Calf units. Cattle were drawn, north from Sarina, Middlemount, Clermont; west to Banana; and all local areas. Bullocks were met with a high demand due to an extended buying panel. Feeders remained firm for quality articles, while restocker classes eased due to the ongoing dry conditions.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 218 c/kg 305 c/kg 292 c/kg +15
400 – 500kg 180 c/kg 305 c/kg 284 c/kg +6
300 – 400kg 120 c/kg 284 c/kg 258 c/kg -10
200 – 300kg 20 c/kg 260 c/kg 224 c/kg -35
Under 200kg 90 c/kg 262 c/kg 204 c/kg -5
Cows Slaughter 94 c/kg 254 c/kg 211 c/kg -17
400 – 450kg 110 c/kg 230 c/kg 174 c/kg -33
320 – 400kg 30 c/kg 218 c/kg 140 c/kg -27
0 – 320kg 30 c/kg 174 c/kg 66 c/kg -10
Heifers Heavy 203 c/kg 258 c/kg 238 c/kg -12
300 – 400kg 100 c/kg 274 c/kg 222 c/kg -11
200 – 300kg 80 c/kg 228 c/kg 175 c/kg -14
Under 200kg 70 c/kg 190 c/kg 139 c/kg -22
Cows & Calves $730/unit $1,053/unit
Bulls Over 600kg 170 c/kg 279 c/kg 258 c/kg FIRM
450kg – 600kg 216 c/kg 284 c/kg 242 c/kg -13
0 – 450kg 160 c/kg 272 c/kg 222 c/kg -6


HIGHLIGHTS

McCartney Family, Marlborough – Sold Brahman Steers to 303c, weighing 639kg to return $1937/hd.

S & C Eilers, Kabra – Sold Brangus Bullocks to 305c, weighing 517kg to return $1577/hd.

Wotonga Grazing, Middlemount – Sold another run of Droughtmaster x Feeder Steers topping at 298c, weighing 483kg returning $1442/hd. They also sold Cows topping at 238c weighing 581kg returning $1384/head

L Howkins, Dululu – Sold Droughtmaster Steers at 276c, weighing 401kg to return $1109/hd.

D & S Baulch, Gogango – Sold Brangus Steers at 276c, weighing 394kg to return $1089/hd

Aroa Downs, Clermont – Sold a run of Droughtmaster Cows topping 226c, weighing 620kg to return $1402/hd.

They also sold a quality run of Droughtmaster Heifers topping at 274c, weighing 369kg to return $1013/hd.

N Ward, Duaringa – Sold Brahman EU Cows at 227c, weighing 550 kg to return $1251/hd.

Spann Family, Goovigen – Sold Prime Droughtmaster Heifers to top 254c, weighing 452kg to return $1148/hd.

D Macaulay, Garnant – Sold Red Brangus Feeder Heifers to top at 272c, weighing 378kg to return $1029/hd.

NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 30TH AUGUST 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM