Gracemere Cattle Sale

Fri 25 January 2019

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE 25th JANUARY 2019

The CQLX combined agents saw a reduced yarding of 2096 head at today’s sale, comprising of 867 Steers, 740 Heifers, 416 Cows, 52 Bulls and 23 Cow & Calf lots.  All compartments held firm on last week’s rates, with weaner cattle showing an increase from extra competition, particularly backgrounders.

DESCRIPTION MINIMUM MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 248c/kg 279c/kg 272c/kg +10
400 – 500kg 182c/kg 268c/kg 261c/kg FIRM
300 – 400kg 180c/kg 284c/kg 254c/kg FIRM
200 – 300kg 120c/kg 288c/kg 255c/kg +13
Under 200kg 184c/kg 264c/kg 240c/kg -7
Cows Slaughter 149c/kg 238c/kg 205c/kg -14
400 – 450kg 144c/kg 231c/kg 180c/kg -15
320 – 400kg 120c/kg 214c/kg 159c/kg -9
0 – 320kg NQ
Heifers Heavy 180c/kg 237c/kg 226c/kg -7
300 – 400kg 160c/kg 244c/kg 221c/kg -8
200 – 300kg 100c/kg 234c/kg 195c/kg FIRM
Under 200kg 124c/kg 212c/kg 176c/kg +14
Cows & Calves $1025p/u $920p/u
Bulls Over 600kg 212c/kg 272c/kg 261c/kg +10
450kg – 600kg 221c/kg 284c/kg 254c/kg +9
0 – 450kg 170c/kg 310c/kg 242c/kg +15

HIGHLIGHTS
N & G Connor, Wycarbah – Sold quality Droughtmaster Weaner Steers to top at 278c, weighing 272kg to return $753/h.

R & U Dates, Comet – Sold Brahman Steers to top at 270c, weighing 536kg to return $1,449/head.

N Martin, Calliope – Sold Brahman Cows to top at 205c, to weigh 500kg and return $1,041/head.

Cash Family, St Lawrence – Sold Brahman No.8 Steers to top at 288c, weighing 260kg to return $750/head.

J Hills & Family, Moura – Sold good quality Weaner Steers to top at 274c, weighing 327kg to return $897/head.

W & J Spoor, Jambin – Sold Senepol Cows & Calves for $1,025/unit.

G & K Barrett, Alton Downs – Sold Charbray Steers to top at 276c, weighing 327kg to return $903/head.

B & S Mills, Biloela – Sold Brangus Steers to top at 262c, weighing 205kg to return $536/head.

A & G Hawrie, Westwood – Sold Red Brahman Steers to top at 270c, weighing 237kg to return $640/head.

L McKinlay, Gogango – Sold Charbray Heifers to top at 244c, weighing 376kg to return $920/head.

P Mackenzie, Dingo – Sold 75 No.7 Brahman cross  Heifers to top 240c, to average 306kg to return $830/head.

NEXT GRACEMERE SALE – FRIDAY 1st FEBRUARY 2019 COMMENCING @ 8.30AM