CHARTERS TOWERS MARKET REPORT
Wednesday – 11th September, 2019
Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 2173 head. Cattle consisted of 688 Prime Cattle and 1485 Store Cattle.
The Prime Cattle consisted of 166 Bullocks, 46 Heifers, 364 Cows and 112 Bulls. Store Cattle consisted of 444 Steers, 576 Heifers, 457 Mickey’s and 8 Cows & Calves.
Cattle comprised of some good pens of cows with a lot of cattle showing effects of the dry weather. The yarding was drawn from Homehill, Mt Isa, Burketown, Belyando, Balsalt, Georgetown Cloncurry, Coastal and local.
Heavy Bullocks were quoted 2¢ dearer, Heifers were firm. Cows were 8¢ easier, and Bulls were firm compared to last week’s rates.
|Description||Category||Wt. Range kg||Head||Price in cents/kg|
|Steers & Bullocks||Medium||Up to 500kg||105||80||251.7||289.2|
|Heifers||Medium||Up to 440kg||46||121.2||192.2||248.2|
|Cows||Medium||Up to 400kg||111||30||134.1||179.2|
|Bulls||Medium||Up to 450kg||74||100||224.2||282.2|
Bullocks topped at 290c/kg for 5 ox sold on a/c L.D. Knuth that weighed 552 to return $1600 per head.
Best priced trade heifers were presented on A/c Blue Gate Pastoral sold for 248.2 and weighed 430 to return $1067 per head. The top pen of cows were sold by L.D Knuth & Co for $222.2c/kg, weighing 537kg to return $1193 per head.
Consisted of some small lines of good quality steers, large numbers of Mickey’s and light heifers.
|Description||Wt. Range kg||Head||Price in cents/kg|
|Up to 200kg||69||235||263.7||282.2|
|200 – 320kg||290||50||245.3||301.2|
|320 – 400kg||89||68.2||216.8||260|
|Up to 200kg||457||10||205.5||260|
|200 – 320kg||235||100||168.2||208.2|
|320 – 370kg||242||10||176.4||200.2|
A pen of 21 steers A/c Lascelles made 310.2c/kg and weighed 291kg, returning an average of $874 per head.
A good pen of 27 heifers on A/c Mt Douglas made 228.2 c/kg, weighed 330kg returning and average of $760 per head. Cows & calves – not enough to quote.
To read the full market report- Market Report 110919