Gracemere Sale report

21 Jun 2024

GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 19TH JUNE 2024
Yarding Numbers: 2,346
Location: Gracemere
Date: June 19, 2024
This week Gracemere combined agents yarded a total of 2346 head consisting of 1312 steers, 592 heifers, 322 cows, 25 cows & calves, 16 bulls, & 104 mickeys. The market as a whole was 10 cents stronger this week with some good quality runs of cattle being sourced from local areas. The steer market was slightly stronger this week. Weaner steers averaged 276c/kg, which is 26 cents stronger than the previous week. Feeder steers averaged 247c/kg; a result that is about 10 cents softer than the previous week. The heifer market saw a drastic improvement, averaging 218c/kg overall, which is almost 30 cents better than last week’s result. Weaner heifers averaged 202c/kg & feeder heifers averaged 241c/kg. The cow market softened by 24 cents this week, averaging 176c/kg overall. Cows & calves sold much better this week, averaging $1067/unit.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

Patricia C, Gracemere sold Angus steers for 270c/kg weighing 383kg to return $1034/hd

MS & CE Johnston, Calliope, Sold Brangus Steers for 316c weighing 311kg to return $984/hd

Menzies Grazing sold Brangus steers for 314c weighing 311kg to return $978/hd

Galloway Plains Pastoral Co, Calliope sold Brahman cross steers for 326c weighing 290kgs to return $948/hd

Ap & CM Harris, Alton Downs sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 296c/kg weighing 290kg to return $858/hd

Goodwin Livestock, Bluff sold Brangus steers for 318c weighing 263kg to return $836/hd

RA & DK Murphy, Fingerboard sold Brahman steers for 262c weighing 282kg to return $741/hd

TJ & CL Murphy, Raglan sold Brahman steers for 268c weighing 268kg to return $720/hd

Wotonga Grazing, Nebo sold Charbray no2 heifers for 244c weighing 545kgs to return $1331/hd

GMB Training, Dingo Beach sold Simbrah heifers for 240c weighing 400kgs to return $960/hd

LP Goody, Midgee, Sold Angus heifers for 218c weighing 270kg to return $590/hd

MA, MB & MC Hanrahan, Wycarbah sold Droughtmaster cross EU cows for 200c weighing 676kg to return $1352/hd

GN Johnston, Theodore, Sold Droughtmaster cross cows for 201c weighing 575kg to return $1158/hd

Goodwin Livestock, Bluff sold Brangus cows for 198c weighing 627kg to return $1243/hd

J Cochrane, Gympie sold Dairy cows and calves to average $1566/unit

R & S Wilkinson, Tungamull sold Droughtmaster cross Cows and Calves for $1225/unit

J Mills, Stanwell sold Droughtmaster cross Cows & Calves for $1150/unit