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Gracemere Sale Market Report

April 11, 2014
A larger yarding of 2900 cattle came forward at Gracemere today consisting of 1200 steers, 1200 heifers, 320 cows, 40 bulls, 45 cows & calves. The good quality yarding trended dearer across the board with the exception of lighter heifers. Cattle were drawn from Nebo, Theodore and all local and surrounding areas.

Quotes

Low High Average +/-
Steers to Slaughter 179 172 +24
Steers 400kg + 179 164 +24
Steers 300-400kg 182 157 +14
Steers 200-300kg 192 151 +7
Steers Under 200 155 136 +23
Cows to Slaughter 168 133 +14
Cows Store 120 105 FIRM
Heifers to Slaughter 171 157 +24
Heifers 300-400kg 163 138 +10
Heifers 200-300kg 140 112 -10
Heifers under 200kg 117 101 -15
Cows & Calves $640-00 $580-00 +$100
Heavy Bulls 144 133
Light Bulls & Mickies 133 120 +12

Sale Highlights

Judith Ram and family, Dululu, sold prime cows weighing 562kg to top at 139.2c/kg to return $783

Bruce & Leannne Winn, Ridgelands, sold very good quality Charbray steers for 173.5c/kg weighing 528kg to realise $916

Keith Scott, Carmila, sold No2 Charbray steers for 175.2c/kg weighing 412kg to return $722

Dunbar Holding, “Dyrock’, Parkhurst, sold No3 Droughtmaster steers for 172.2c/kg weighing 331kg to return $570

Jane Geddes, ‘Charlevue”, Dingo, sold Red Brangus weaner steers for 190c/kg weighing 270kg to average $514

Robbie Cerkeet & Sharon Lambert, Bracewell, sold quality Red Angus steers to top at 175c/kg weighing 269kg to return $471

Laurie Sainsbury, Biloela, sold Charbray heifers weighing 491kg to top at 165c/kg to return $812

Riverside Pastoral Co. “Riverside”, Nebo, sold 112 Brahman X heifers No3 weighing 332kg to average 136c/kg to return $452

D & S Waterson, Burua, sold a run of No2 Brahman heifers to top at 158.2c/kg weighing 480kg to return $706/head

Stowe Park Pty Ltd, Calliope, Sold a run of No2 Brahman heifers to top at 164.2c/kg weighing 438kg to return $685/head


PLEASE NOTE: NEXT GRACEMERE SALE IS THURSDAY 24TH APRIL DUE TO EASTER (NO SALE EASTER FRIDAY 18TH APRIL)AND ANZAC DAY ON FRIDAY 25TH APRIL

The next Gracemere Sale will be on April 24, 2014+ Click here to view last week's report