Gracemere cattle sale report

16 Sep 2019

 GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE

Gracemere Market Report 13/09/2019

The Gracemere Combined Agents presented 3259 head; comprising of 1350 Steers, 1106 Heifers, 731 Cows, 42 Bulls, and 30 Cow & Calf units. Cattle came from all areas of Central Queensland between Mackay and Monto and west to Rolleston. In what was a reasonable quality yarding the drop in condition was noticeable in the cows and many of the young cattle penned. Slaughter cattle remained firm, with bullocks increasing an average of 15 cents.

Description Minimum Maximum Average
Steers Slaughter 218 c/kg 310 c/kg 294 c/kg
401-500kg 180 c/kg 297 c/kg 270 c/kg
301-400kg 88 c/kg 273 c/kg 239 c/kg
201-300kg 60 c/kg 266 c/kg 205 c/kg
Under 200kg 94 c/kg 186 c/kg 166 c/kg
Cows Slaughter 138 c/kg 228 c/kg 196 c/kg
400-450kg 78 c/kg 205 c/kg 162 c/kg
320-400kg 30 c/kg 180 c/kg 124 c/kg
0-320kg 30 c/kg 80 c/kg 69 c/kg
Heifers Heavy 194 c/kg 246 c/kg 229 c/kg
301-400kg 120 c/kg 242 c/kg 209 c/kg
201-300kg 46 c/kg 220 c/kg 163 c/kg
Under 200kg 110 c/kg 182 c/kg 140 c/kg
Cows & Calves /Unit 920 /Unit 767 /Unit
Bulls Over 600kg 166 c/kg 84 c/kg 256 c/kg
450kg-600kg 180 c/kg 280 c/kg 236 c/kg
0-450kg 98 c/kg 254 c/kg 194 c/kg

Hillcrest Pastoral, Midlemount – Sold a run of 125 Bullocks to average 295c, weighing 508kg to return $1502/hd.

C Olive, Ogmore – Sold Brahman Steers for 285c, weighing 604kg, to return $1723/hd.

C & J Randell, Capella – Sold Grey Brahman Cows for 214c, weighing 583hd to return $1249/hd.

P & K Hinchliffe, Bouldercombe – Sold Droughtmaster Cows for 200c, weighing 568kg to return $1137/hd.

Allambee Cattle Co, Rolleston – Sold a run of Braford Cross No.9 Heifers topping at 218c weighing 298kg to return $649/hd.

J & C Ward, Ridgelands – Sold Brahman Cross Cows & Calves for $920/unit. D Cameron, Ubobo – Sold Brahman Cross Cows and Calves for $860/unit.

 

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