CHARTERS TOWERS COMBINED AGENTS PRIME AND STORE SALE MARKET REPORT
Wednesday – 25th November 2020
Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 2323 cattle consisting of 643 Prime Cattle and 1680 Store Cattle. The Prime Cattle consisted of 125 Bullocks, 71 Heifers, 359 Cows and 88 Bulls. Store Cattle consisted of 923 Steers, 634 Heifers, 97 Mickey Bulls and 26 Cows & Calves.
Cattle comprised of small lines of finished types that sold well with other types reflecting the dry conditions. Competition on all types easing as we approach the Christmas break. The yarding was drawn from Mt Isa, Burketown, Richmond, Hughenden, Mt Surprise, Cloncurry, Proserpine as well as local and coastal areas.
Bullocks were quoted 10-12¢ easier, Heifers were 5-10¢ easier, Cows were 5-15¢ easier and Bulls were 5-10¢ easier on last week’s rates.
|Description||Category||Wt. Range kg||Head||Price in cents/kg|
|Steers & Bullocks||Medium||Up to 500kg||92||290||350||378|
|Heifers||Medium||Up to 440kg||44||256||326||348|
|Cows||Medium||Up to 400kg||193||170||246||286|
|Bulls||Medium||Up to 450kg||47||0||320||360|
Bullocks topped at 354.2¢/kg 3 Steers sold on a/c P Minuzzo, Charters Towers that weighed 546.7kg to return $1936 per head.
Trade Steers sold to 378.2¢/kg on a/c RNC Bull, Charters Towers, weighed 475kg to return $1796 per head.
Best priced Trade Heifers were presented on a/c LA & PA Thomson, Kallanda, Mt Fox that sold for 348.2¢/kg and weighed 405kg to return $1410 per head.
The top pen of Cows were sold by Kevin Whiting, Woodstock for 286.2¢/kg weighing 530kg to return $1516/hd.
Bulls sold on a/c Red Stone Brahmans topped at 358.2¢/kg and weighed 470kg to return $1683 per head.
Store cattle were made up of some good lines of Steers and Heifers with competition still solid on all types.
|Description||Wt. Range kg||Head||Price in cents/kg|
|Up to 200kg||255||160||450||508|
|200 – 320kg||494||280||381||428|
|320 – 400kg||158||304||378||392|
|Mickeys||Up to 400kg||97||0||336||402|
|Up to 200kg||297||200||368||394|
|200 – 320kg||283||218||344||385|
|320 – 370kg||54||340||365||374|
A pen of 30 Steers a/c Rocky Springs Project, Rocky Springs, Mt Surprise made 508.2¢/kg and weighed 172kg, returning $874 per head.
A pen of 21 Heifers a/c Rocky Springs Project, Rocky Springs, Mt Surprise made 394.2¢/kg, weighed 141kg to return $555 per head.
A good pen of 16 Heifers a/c Lochinvar Grazing, Lochinvar, Brandon made 374.2¢/kg, weighed 337kg returning $1260 per head.
4×4 Cows and Calves sold on a/c XMS Grazing, Shepari Springs, Hawkens Creek returned $1900 per unit
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