Charters Towers sale report

20 Mar 2019

CHARTERS TOWERS MARKET REPORT

Wednesday – 20th March, 2019

Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 519 hd . Consisting of 61 Prime Cattle and 458 Store Cattle. The Prime Cattle consisted of 4 Bullocks, 9 Heifers, 25 Cows and 23 Bulls. Store Cattle consisted of 296 Steers, 125 Heifers and 14 mickeys and 23 Cows & CalvesPrime Cattle were very limited in this week’s sale with insufficient numbers to quote. The yarding was drawn from Einasleigh and local areas.

Prime Quotes: 

Description Category Wt. Range kg Head Price in cents/kg
Lowest Average Highest
Heifers Medium Up to 440kg 9 146.2 150.1 151.2
Heavy Over 440kg 0
Cows Medium Up to 400kg 9 80.0 144.1 169.2
Heavy Over 400kg 16 151.2 158.2 162.2
Steers & Bullocks Medium Up to 500kg 0
Heavy Over 500kg 4 232.2
Bulls Medium Up to 450kg 6 160.0 229.5 262.2
Heavy Over 450kg 17 230.0 247.0 268.2
  • Bullocks topped at 232.2¢/kg for 4 Bullocks sold on a/c ML FUBER that weighed 525kg to return $1219 per head.
  • Best priced Trade Heifers were presented on a/c ML FUBER that sold for 151.2¢/kg and weighed 400kg to return $556 per head.
  • The top pen of Cows were a pen of 10 Brahman X cows sold by ML FUBER for 162.2¢/kg, weighing 435kg to return $705 per head.
  • Bulls sold on a/c ML FUBER, topped at 268.2¢/kg and weighed 650kg to return $1743 per head.

Store Quotes:

The 458 Store Cattle generally were firm on last weeks sale despite a considerably smaller yarding a large line of store steers met with good competition and sold at similar rates to last week. The Store Cattle yarded today consisted of good lines of store steers with a mixed quality of heifers and 2 good pens of cows and calves.

Description Wt. Range kg Head Price in cents/kg
Lowest Average Highest
Steers Up to 200kg 5 258.2 263.1 264.2
200 – 320kg 270 200 249.3 280.2
320 – 400kg 21 184.2 251.6 259.2
 

Over 400kg

 

0

Mickeys Up to 400kg 14 210.2 239.0 242.2
Heifers  

Up to 200kg

 

21

 

130.2

 

200.2

 

220.2

200 – 320kg 85 120.0 167.0 216.2
320 – 370kg 19 138.2 179.1 216.2
  • A pen of 7 Steers a/c CC & T ARCHER made 280.2¢/kg and weighed 213kg, returning an average of $596 per head.
  • A good pen of 6 Heifers on a/c RD & LA FRENCH made 220.2¢/kg, weighed 150kg returned $330 per head.
  • A good pen of 9 heifers on a/c TOWNSVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE made 2¢/kg, weighed 347.8kg to return $752.00
  • 12 Cows & Calves sold to $1020 on a/c LT & CP CURLEY.

 

To read the full market report-Charters Towers Market Report 20.03.19