PRIME & STORE CATTLE SALE THURSDAY 21st NOVEMBER 2019
Sale Report: increased by nearly 1500 head to see 3600 penned at Emerald today. As the general market trend across the state has been, values across most categories eased as huge numbers of cattle have been offered for sale, with the end of year closing in and no major breaks in the continuing dry. Light weight store did buck the trend to record positive gains, as the lift their value with rainfall will be hard to keep up with. In the prime section, bullocks over 550kg sold to 307c/kg to average 296c/kg, heavy steers 500-550kgs reached 309c/kg to average 300c/kg, heavy heifers over 400kgs made as much as 274c/kg to average 255c/kg, heavy cows over 520kgs topped at 240c/kg to average 227c/kg, cows 450-520kgs peaked at 232c/kg to average 214c/kg, while heavy bulls over 600kgs sold to 302c/kg. In the store section, heavy feeder steers 400-500kgs sold to 319c/kg to average 306c/kg, trade feeder steers 350-400kgs made to 307c/kg to average 288c/kg, steers 280-350kgs reached 290c/kg to average 258c/kg, weaner steers 200-280kgs made as much as 272c/kg to average 239c/kg, while light steers under 200kgs sold to 250c/kg. Feeder heifers 350-400kgs sold to 268c/kg to average 257c/kg, heifers 280-350kgs reached to 259c/kg to average 229c/kg, weaner heifers 200-280kgs topped at 251c/kg to average 210, while light heifers under 200kgs sold to 190c/kg. A draft of quality large to medium frame Santa cows with calves at foot from 5 weeks to 3 months old, sold for $1200 per unit.
Sale Highlights:The Prince Family ‘Melaleuca’ Capella sold Droughtmaster Steers to 294c/kg to weigh 480kg or $1414, Colin & Jenny Feddersen ‘Whitdale’ Rubyvale sold Santa steers to 318c/kg & weighed 431kg to return $1374. Mike & Vicki Donovan ‘Coolibah’ Capella sold Euro Cross Steers to to 272c/kg to weigh 267kg or $727, The Powell Family ‘Warrigal’ Mt Coolan sold Droughtmaster Heifers making to 267kg to weigh 376kg or $1005. Trevor & Alison Hamblin ‘Doris Park’ Emerald sold Droughtmaster Heifers to 273c/kg & weighed 460kg to return $1259, Ken & Evelyn O’Brien sold Santa Cows to 236c/kg to weigh 601kg or $1420. While Rob & Kylie Cunningham sold Santa Cross Cows to 236c/kg to weigh 606kg or $1431. Richard & Robyn Daniels ‘Plainfields’ Gindie sold Droughtmaster Bullocks to 307c/kg to weigh 689kg or $2117, Katherine River Pastoral ‘Southernwood’ Willows sold Brahman Cows to 235c/kg to weigh 564kg or $1327.
|Bullocks- Heavy||Over 550kg||129||231||307||296||-23|
|Steers – Heavy||400kg -500kg||318||212||319||306||-2|
|– Mediu||280kg – 350kg||274||189||290||258||-2|
|Heifers- Heavy||Over 400kg||88||180||274||255||-26|
|– Weaner||200kg – 280kg||462||110||251||210||N/C|
|Cows – Heavy||Over 520kg||248||180||240||227||-31|
|Cows & Calves||100||$420||$1200||$1139|
To read the full market report Market Report Nov 21 2019