Charters Towers sale report

17 Feb 2019

CHARTERS TOWERS COMBINED AGENTS PRIME AND STORE SALE MARKET REPORT

Wednesday – 17th  February 2021

Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 548 cattle, consisting of 135 Prime Cattle and 413 Store Cattle. The Prime Cattle consisted of 40 Bullocks, 1 Heifers, 80 Cows and 14 Bulls.

Store Cattle consisted of 238 Steers, 125 Heifers, 42 Mickey Bulls and 8 Cows & Calves.

Cattle comprised of a few pens of bullocks and some fair quality fat cows. The yarding was drawn from Hughenden, Clermont, Cardwell, Townsville, Mt Surprise, Coastal & Local area’s.

Prime Quotes:

Bullocks were quoted 2¢ dearer, Heifers were unchanged, Cows were unchanged and Bulls were unchanged on last week’s rates.

 

Description

 

Category

 

Wt. Range kg

 

Head

Price in cents/kg
Lowest Average Highest
 

Steers & Bullocks

Medium Up to 500kg 6 250.0 279.9 314.2
Heavy Over 500kg 13 320.2 361.2 364.2
 

Heifers

Medium Up to 440kg 1 336.2 336.2 336.2
Heavy Over 440kg        
 

Cows

Medium Up to 400kg 29 104.2 226.8 340.2
Heavy Over 400kg 44 200.0 256.0 308.2
 

Bulls

Medium Up to 450kg        
Heavy Over 450kg 14 250.0 289.0 318.2
  • Bullocks topped at 364.2¢/kg for 12 Ox sold on a/c Matthews Cattle Pty Ltd that weighed 581kg to return $2,115.40 per head.
  • The top pen of Cows were sold by Clothes Peg Station for 264.2¢/kg weighing 455kg to return $1,202.11/hd.
  • Bulls sold on a/c Evergreen Turf topped at 318.2¢/kg and weighed 530kg to return $1,686.46 per head.

Store Quotes:

Store cattle consisted of a few small pens of good quality steers, with very few heifers due to weather conditions.

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

 

Steers

Up to 200kg 82 200.0 436.4 470.2
200 – 320kg 130 200.0 413.7 450.2
320 – 400kg 25 370.0 399.8 407.2
Over 400kg 1 360.0 360.0 360.0
Mickeys Up to 400kg 42 188.0 245.0 300.0
 

Heifers

Up to 200kg 50 260.0 378.4 414.2
200 – 320kg 66 260.0 373.0 416.2
320 – 370kg 9 352.2 361.6 366.2

 

  • A pen of 12 Steers a/c LA &ML Brazier made 470.2¢/kg and weighed 178kg, returning $836.96 per head.
  • A pen of 11 Heifers a/c Townsville Correction Centre made 416.2¢/kg, weighed 223kg to return $927 per head.
  • 3x Cows and Calves sold on a/c RS Benetto returned $1620 per head.

   

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