GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE
Gracemere Market Report 01/04/2020
There was a large drop in numbers this week at CQLX Gracemere, combined agents yarded a total of 2773 head, comprising of 1073 steers, 1006 heifers, 532 cows, 40 bulls and 122 cows & calves. All meatworks buyers were in attendance with the prime cattle selling to a firm market. With less feeders to quote on, prices eased on all steer categories. The heifer market remained to a firm trend. Store cattle eased for a plainer category with better cattle experiencing last weeks rates. Cows & calves sold to a firm market with plenty of competition.
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Purcell Family, Marlborough, sold a run of Angus cross steers topping 316c/kg weighing 399kg to return $1263 Boongana Pty Ltd, Blackwater, sold Braford steers to average 394c/kg, weighing 213kg, to return $841/hd.
B Brown, Wowan, sold Droughtmaster steers to average 346c/kg, weighing 255kg, to return $882/hd.
N & L Ralph, Baralaba, sold Santa cows to 254c/kg, weighing 597kg, to return $1,505/hd.
VP Olive, Granite Vale, St Lawrence, sold Brahman cows for 256c/kg, weighing 538kg, to return $1,380/hd.
L Edgar, Morinish, sold Droughtmaster cows to 256c/kg, weighing 554kg, to return $1,419/hd.
Montrose Grazing Co., Marlborough, sold a quality line of Grey Brahman No.8 heifers for 322c/kg, weighing 333kg, to return $1,073/hd.
Advance Pty Ltd, Stanage Bay, sold prime heifers to 292c/kg, weighing 500kg, to return $1,461/hd.
Cedar Creek Grazing, Gogango, sold heifers to 328c/kg, weighing 296kg, to return $97/hd.
L Downing, Mt Larcom, sold Droughtmaster cows and calves $1,500/unit.