Charters Towers sale report

30 Jun 2022

CHARTERS TOWERS COMBINED AGENTS PRIME AND STORE SALE

CHARTERS TOWERS COMBINED AGENTS STORE MARKET REPORT

Wednesday – 29th June 2022

Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 3,168 head, consisting of 1,719 Prime & 1,448 Store cattle.

The prime cattle consisted of 275 Bullocks, 69 Heifers, 1,135 Cows and 203 Bulls. The store section consisted of 507 Steers, 656 Heifers and 79 Cows & Calves.

With a reduced yarding from last week. Cattle comprised of a generally mixed yarding with fair lines of Ox, Heifers & larger runs of Cows – With prices reflective of other sales around the state, as per the current grids and with some buyers absent this week. Bullocks remained relatively firm to slightly Cheaper on last week’s rates.

The yarding was drawn from Mt Isa, Richmond, Normanton, Georgetown, Forsayth, Julia Creek, Croydon, Einasleigh as well as local and coastal areas.

Prime Quotes:

Bullocks were quoted 5c easier, Heifers were 20c easier, Cows were unchanged on last week’s rates, and Bulls were 20c easier.

 

Description

 

Category

 

Wt. Range kg

 

Head

Price in cents/kg
Lowest Average Highest
 

Steers & Bullocks

Medium Up to 500kg 173 250 361 406
Heavy Over 500kg 102 270 385 400
Heifers Medium Up to 540kg 69 258 325 378
 

Cows

Medium Up to 400kg 285 100 268 356
Heavy Over 400kg 850 265 321 360
 

Bulls

Medium Up to 450kg 105 140 376 520
Heavy Over 450kg 135 208 336 400
  • Bullocks topped at 380¢/kg sold on a/c A F Prior, that weighed 710kg to return $2699/hd.
  • Best Priced trade Heifers were presented on a/c Sefton Grazing that sold for 356¢/kg, weighing 535kg to return $1905/hd.
  • The top pen of Cows were sold by LCB Cattle Co, making 348¢/kg, weighing 629kg to return $2188/hd
  • Bulls sold on a/c Hillgrove Pastoral topped at 400¢/kg and weighed 790kg, to return $2480/hd.

Store Quotes:

Store cattle comprised of larger lines of predominately Brahman Heifers and Steers. With most of the store cattle sold selling to easing prices with most of the usual buyers operating and some local producers also buying Selective lines.

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

 

Steers

Up to 200kg 75 550 607 624
200 – 320kg 257 200 486 628
320 – 400kg 132 252 392 500
Over 400kg 43 350 405 450
Mickeys Up to 400kg 285 260 420 520
 

Heifers

Up to 200kg 23 280 456 496
200 – 320kg 402 170 382 440
320 – 370kg 231 310 380 426
  • A pen of 9 Steers A/c E R Slacksmith sold for 430c/kg, weighed 420kg and returning $1806 per
  • A good pen of 22 Heifers selling on a/c Hillgrove Pastoral sold for 426c/kg, weighing 361kg to return $1540/hd
  • 10×10 Cows & Calves sold on A/C of Geoff Brown returned $2020 per unit

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