Gracemere Market Report 24/01/2024


The CQLX Gracemere Cattle Sales saw an increase in numbers this week with a total yarding of 2,998 head, consisting of 1,618 Steers, 1,008 Heifers, 273 Cows, 78 Cows & Calves & 21 Bulls. A strong buyer’s panel contributed to the average price of the sale strengthening by 4 cents across all categories compared to last week, this was driven by the Heifers which seen higher prices across all weight ranges. Prime cattle held firm on last week and in the steer market we seen the feeder and heavy steers strengthen while the lighter and weaner steers experienced a softer market today.

STEERS Slaughter 270 c/kg 309 c/kg 297 c/kg +12
  500-600kg 258 c/kg 296 c/kg 287 c/kg FIRM
400-500kg 284 c/kg 374 c/kg 356 c/kg +41
330-400kg 220 c/kg 374 c/kg 318 c/kg FIRM
280-330kg 238 c/kg 404 c/kg 324 c/kg -29
200-280kg 180 c/kg 432 c/kg 334 c/kg -21
Under 200kg 220 c/kg 388 c/kg 314 c/kg -24
COWS Slaughter NQ NQ NQ NQ
  500-600kg 244 c/kg 273 c/kg 262 c/kg FIRM
400-500kg 220 c/kg 274 c/kg 254 c/kg +7
330-400kg 100 c/kg 272 c/kg 215 c/kg -8
Under 330kg NQ NQ NQ NQ
  400-500kg 246 c/kg 306 c/kg 291 c/kg +14
330-400kg 260 c/kg 330 c/kg 298 c/kg +13
280-330kg 182 c/kg 338 c/kg 295 c/kg FIRM
200-280kg 180 c/kg 336 c/kg 285 c/kg +7
Under 200kg 164 c/kg 330 c/kg 263 c/kg FIRM
PTIC COWS          
Cows & Calves $800/unit $1,600/unit $1,288/unit -147
BULLS Over 600kg 188 c/kg 271 c/kg 247 c/kg FIRM
  500-600kg 248 c/kg 259 c/kg 253 c/kg +25
400-500kg NQ NQ NQ NQ


D & J Kleier, Clermont Sold Droughtmaster Bullocks for 309c/kg weighing 625kg to return $1,932/hd

Watermark Pastoral, Nine Mile Sold Angus Cross Feeder Steers to top at 374c/kg weighing 469kg to return $1,757/hd

Beeblee Pastoral, Nebo, Sold Brangus Steers for 372c/kg, weighing 461 kg to return $1,716/hd

Darnelle Grazing, Ridgelands Sold Charbray Steers for 384c/kg, weighing 300kg to return $1,152/hd

HA McBride Gogango, Sold Braford Cross Weaner Steers for 368c/kg weighing 287kg to return $1,054/hd

EM & RF Bella, Nebo Sold Brangus Steers topping at 404c/kg, weighing 283kg to return $1,145/hd

W & S Appleton, Clermont, Sold Charbray Steers for 432c/kg weighing 249kg to return $1,077/hd

Spelta Grazing, Dingo Sold Droughtmaster Steers for 400c/kg weighing 231kg to return $924/hd

Darnelle Grazing Ridgelands Sold Charbray Cross Cows for 265c/kg, weighing 593kg to return $1,574/hd

C Geddes, Springsure Sold Droughtmaster Cross Cows for 272c/kg weighing 587kg to return $1,600/hd

The Hunt Family, Bushley Sold Brahman Cows to top at 274c/kg weighing 485kg to return $1,329/hd

JM & SE Dunne, Duaringa Sold EU Brahman Cows for 268c/kg weighing 471kg to return $1,260/hd

Retreat Grazing Ridgelands Sold Droughtmaster Cows for 261c/kg weighing 418kg to return $1,088/hd

Galloway Plains, Calliope Sold Simmental Heifers for 306c/kg weighing 418kg to return $1,281/hd

Pittmoss Pty Ltd Morinish, Sold Brangus Feeder Heifers for 296c/kg weighing 413kg to return $1,216/hd

W & L Price, Moura, Sold Brangus Heifers for 338c/kg, weighing 316kg to return $1,070/hd

John Creed Raglan, Sold a run of 46 Droughtmaster Cross Heifers for 306c/kg weighing 315kg to return $958/hd

B Perrett, Raglan Sold Brangus Heifers for 328c/kg weighing 299kg to return $981/hd

L4 Livestock, Westwood Sold Droughtmaster Heifers for 316c/kg, weighing 286kg to return $907/hd

Kath Family Trust, Calliope Sold Brangus Heifers for 328c/kg, weighing 241kg to return $791/hd

W & S Appleton, Clermont, Sold Charbray Heifers for 330c/kg weighing 237kg to return $785/hd

Lisle Holdings, Kunwarara Sold Droughtmaster Heifers for 332c/kg weighing 225kg to return $747/hd

Next Gracemere Sale: Wednesday 31st January, Commencing @ 8.30AM.

Please Note: The second sale in February will be moved from Wednesday 14th to Friday 16th to accommodate The February All Breeds Sale.

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