Gracemere Cattle Sale

Fri 08 February 2019

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 8th FEBRUARY 2019

A reduced yarding occurred today at CQLX with 1946 head, comprising of 771 Steers, 674 Heifers, 372 Cows, 45 Bulls and 84 Cow & Calf lots. Meatworks grade cattle saw a small reduction in pricing; however feedlot cattle remained firm for steers and heifers. Quality weaner cattle continued to sell well to restockers.
Overall the Market held firm to dearer across all descriptions.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 230c/kg 273c/kg 266c/kg FIRM
400 – 500kg 206c/kg 270c/kg 258c/kg FIRM
300 – 400kg 138c/kg 286c/kg 259c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 130c/kg 312c/kg 268c/kg FIRM
Under 200kg 206c/kg 304c/kg 264c/kg +7
Cows Slaughter 140c/kg 232c/kg 214c/kg FIRM
400 – 450kg 164c/kg 234c/kg 201c/kg FIRM
320 – 400kg 80c/kg 219c/kg 172c/kg +12
0 – 320kg NQ
Heifers Heavy 200c/kg 250c/kg 233c/kg +10
300 – 400kg 190c/kg 266c/kg 239c/kg +13
200 – 300kg 64c/kg 280c/kg 216c/kg FIRM
Under 200kg 80c/kg 258c/kg 200c/kg +19
Cows & Calves $1,300p/u $910p/u
Bulls Over 600kg 210c/kg 280c/kg 259c/kg FIRM
450kg – 600kg 160c/kg 280c/kg 254c/kg +17
0 – 450kg 206c/kg 338c/kg 255c/kg +40



HIGHLIGHTS

A Hobson, Banana
– Sold a line of prime Brahman Cows for 221c, weighing 596kg to return $1,319/hd. They also sold quality lines of Brahman Cross Weaner Mickies, topping at 338c to return $782. The Heifers topped at 280c/kg.

IE & JE Lewis, Bajool – Sold a run of Crossbred Cows, topping at 223c, weighing 610kg to return $1360. Of the same consignment, Steers were also sold for 266c, weighing 461kg to return $1,227/hd.

Wales Grazing, Biloela  – Sold Brahman Steers to top at 264c, weighing 357kg to return $950/hd.

Darnell Grazing Co, Ridgelands – Sold Charbray Weaner Steers to 312c, weighing 246kg to return $768/hd.

J & L Bishop, Rolleston – Sold Crossbred No. Feeders Heifers to top at 260.2c, weighing 375kg to return $977/hd.

G & M Austin, Cawarral – Sold EU Droughtmaster Weaner Heifers for 258c, weighing 180kg to return $464/hd.

P & C McBryde, Kunwarara – Sold Droughtmaster Cows & Calves for $1,250/unit.

JB Challacombe, Duaringa – Sold Quality Crossbred Cows & Calves to make $1,200/unit.

NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 15th FEBRUARY 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM