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.
|Description||Category||Wt. Range kg||Head||Price in cents/kg|
|Steers & Bullocks||Medium||Up to 500kg||50||200||410||474|
|Heifers||Medium||Up to 440kg||169||338||417||498|
|Cows||Medium||Up to 400kg||103||180||329||400|
|Bulls||Medium||Up to 450kg||42||290||510||710|
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|
|Up to 200kg||54||400||695||758|
|200 – 320kg||363||280||641||722|
|320 – 400kg||122||280||492||518|
|Mickeys||Up to 400kg||41||290||510||710|
|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.