Gracemere cattle sale report

6 Aug 2020


Gracemere Market Report 05/08/2020

CQLX Gracemere agents yarded a total of 3693 head today comprising 1698 steers, 1385 heifers, 473 cows, 72 bulls, and 65 cows & calves. All cattle retained last weeks inflated values with buyers being competitive on all lines. Cattle were drawn from Nebo, St Lawrence, Monto, Gin Gin, Biloela, Clermont, and local areas. All the usual buyers were in attendance.

Description Numbers Min Average Max



Slaughter 25 293.2 c/kg 313.6 c/kg 344.2 c/kg
401-500kg 66 200 c/kg 352.8 c/kg 388.2 c/kg
301-400kg 320 240 c/kg 363 c/kg 400 c/kg
201-300kg 844 118.2 c/kg 401.9 c/kg 448.2 c/kg
Under 200kg 385 100 c/kg 397.6 c/kg 450.2 c/kg



Slaughter 228 80 c/kg 267.9 c/kg 331.2 c/kg
401-450kg 122 210 c/kg 256.8 c/kg 323.2 c/kg
320-400kg 96 125.2 c/kg 240.2 c/kg 294.2 c/kg
Under 320kg 9 60 c/kg 203.3 c/kg 220.2 c/kg



Heavy 56 100.2 c/kg 322.5 c/kg 356.2 c/kg
301-400kg 273 240 c/kg 327.5 c/kg 360.2 c/kg
201-300kg 671 170.2 c/kg 346.5 c/kg 382.2 c/kg
Under 200kg 362 58.2 c/kg 346.6 c/kg 370.2 c/kg
Cows and Calves 65 $/hd 1,511 $/hd 2,050 $/hd
Bulls Over 600kg 23 214.2 c/kg 257.6 c/kg 296.2 c/kg
  450-600kg 21 190.2 c/kg 276.5 c/kg 318.2 c/kg
  Under 450kg 95 230.2 c/kg 340.5 c/kg 386.2 c/kg


S Bell & J Williams, Kabra, sold a pen of Droughtmaster steers for 410c/kg, to weigh 279kg avg, to return $1,145/hd. Clifton & Alexander, Nankin, sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 450c/kg, weighing 200kg, to return $900/hd. JG & MA McCartney, Marlborough, sold No.9 Brahman steers for 396c/kg, weighing 387kg, to return $1,518/hd.

AJ Hobson, Rannes, sold Shorthorn x weaner steers for 440c/kg, weighing 242kg, to return $1,068/hd.

The Stewart Family, Ridgelands, sold Brangus weaner steers for 440c/kg, weighing 284kg, to return $1,252/hd.

Wales Grazing, Biloela, sold Brahman x steers for 376c/kg, weighing 427kg, to return $1,607/hd. The Sharpe Family, Biloela, sold Charbray steers for 388c/kg, weighing 407kg, to return $1,581/hd.

Sainsbury Family, Kokotungo, sold Brahman x cows for 278c/kg, weighing 520kg, to return $1,448/hd. Lisa McKinlay Gogango sold prime Brahman cows for 280c/kg, weighing 646kg, to return $1,810/hd. Kevin Harvey, Kunwarara, sold Brahman x cows for 280c/kg, weighing 523kg, to return $1,467/hd.

Colin Anderson, Middlemount, sold Brahman x weaner steers for 430c/kg, weighing 272kg, returning $1,172/hd. J & C Ellrott, Morinish, sold a run of No.7 Braford heifers to avg 319c/kg, to weigh 427kg, to return $1,366/hd. McCartney Family, Marlborough, sold No.8 Brahman heifers for 331c/kg, weigh 480kg, to return $1,590/hd.

AJ Hobson, Rannes, sold Shorthorn x heifers for 368c/kg, weighing 249kg, to return $917/hd.

M & L Lingard, Duaringa, sold Droughtmaster weaner heifers for 376c/kg, weighing 241kg, to return $906/hd.

KJ Smoothy, Theodore, sold Braford x heifers for 346c/kg, weighing 348kg, to return $1,205/hd.

M & ME & KM Leigh, Koumala, sold Quality big framed Crossbred cows & calves for $1,950/unit.

G Clements & L McAuliffe, St Lawrence, sold Brahman cows & calves for $1,525/unit D & C McKenzie, Bouldercombe, sold Brahman cows & calves for $2,050/unit

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