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Charters Towers sale report

24 Jan 2021

CHARTERS TOWERS COMBINED AGENTS PRIME AND STORE SALE

Wednesday 19th January – 2022

Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 1,627 cattle, consisting of 620 Prime Cattle and 1,007 Store Cattle. The Prime Cattle consisted of 66 Bullocks, 169 Heifers, 316 Cows and 69 Bulls. Store Cattle consisted of 545 Steers, 41 Mickeys, 365 Heifers and 56 Cows & Calves.

Cattle consisted of a good run of quality fat heifers, with small runs of bullocks, cows and bulls. The yarding was drawn from Julia Creek, Hughenden, Clermont, Charters Towers, Greenvale, as well as local and coastal areas.

Prime Quotes:

Description Category Wt. Range kg Head Price in cents/kg
Lowest Average Highest
Steers & Bullocks Medium Up to 500kg 50 200 410 474
Heavy Over 500kg 16 400 420 438
Heifers Medium Up to 440kg 169 338 417 498
Cows Medium Up to 400kg 103 180 329 400
Heavy Over 400kg 213 276 350 440
Bulls Medium Up to 450kg 42 290 510 710
Heavy Over 450kg 27 280 360 402

Bullocks topped at 438¢/kg on A/c Philipson Holdings that weighed 610kg to return $2,672 per head.
Best Priced trade Heifers were presented on A/c AJ Smith that sold for 412¢/kg, weighing 469kg to return $1,932 per head.
The top pen of cows were sold by Welcome Downs, for 364¢/kg, weighing 526kg to return $1,915 per head.
Bulls sold on A/c BT Livestock, topped at 356¢/kg and weighed 715kg, to return $2,546 per head.

Store Quotes: Store cattle were made up of mixed quality cattle, consisting of mainly smaller consignments which sold to a steady Southern market.

Description Wt. Range kg Head Price in cents/kg
Lowest Average Highest
 

Steers

Up to 200kg 54 400 695 758
200 – 320kg 363 280 641 722
320 – 400kg 122 280 492 518
Over 400kg 6 430 573 650
Mickeys Up to 400kg 41 290 510 710
 

Heifers

Up to 200kg 62 300 573 650
200 – 320kg 168 220 488 638
320 – 370kg 135 350 395 528

A pen of 25 steers A/c Brown & Sons made 672¢/kg and weighed 317kg to return $2,130 per head.
A good pen of 10 Heifers on A/c Warrawee made 528¢/kg weighed 353kg returning $1,864 per head
7 Cows & Calves sold on A/c Simmonds Pastoral, returned $2,700 per unit.

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