Emerald market report

17 May 2019

EMERALD MARKET REPORT

THURSDAY 16th May 2019 

Emerald Combined Agents yarded 880 head this week, down 400 head on last weeks numbers. It was mostly a good quality yarding of mainly local cattle, with values for fat cattle suffering large falls, whilst stores came under good competition and were mostly improved or firm in value on a small yarding. There were no ox to quote whilst a good line up of heavy cows declined 40¢ for 450kg plus topping at an isolated 187¢ to average 169¢. Light cows 400-450kg declined 15¢ to an average 160¢ to be the least affected of all the fat cattle. The best of the meatworks heifers made to 235¢. Bulls over 600kg eased 40¢ to average 205¢. A small yarding of feeder steers 350-500kg topped 301¢ too few to quote a trend. Weaner steers 200-350kg met good competition and improved 10¢, topping 299¢. Heifers 280-350kg topped at 242¢ to average 192¢ with weaner heifers 200-280kg making 230¢ for an average 195¢.  There were too few cows and calves to quote.

Brendan & Fiona Kemp “Denham Park” Moranbah, sold  Brahman cows for 175¢ weighing 534kg or $936. Gadwell Grazing Alpha, sold Droughtmaster cows for 175¢ weighing 593kg or $1038. Colinta Hold- ings “Valerosa” Capella, sold Euro X cows for 180¢ weighing 525kg to return $945. Tom & Sylvia Christmas “Gibson Downs” Capella, sold Droughtmaster No 7 heifers for 235¢ weighing 455kg or $1070. John & Leonie Chalk Moranbah, sold Santa X weaner steers for 299¢ weighing 275kg or $822. Their sister mates made 220¢ weighing 252kg or $556. Chasford Grazing Clermont, sold Brahman X steers for 270¢ weighing 390kg or $1053. Their Euro X weaner heifers made 242¢ weighing 322kg or $781. Will & Danni-Anne Hogan Springsure, sold Euro X weaner steers for 299¢ weighing 301kg or $902. Their heifer mates made 225¢ weighing 244kg or $549. Carl & Gail Morawitz “St. Aubins” Comet, sold prime Charbray No 7 heifers weighing 568kg which made 233¢ to return $1325. John & Deb Elliott “Ridgelea” Yamala, sold quality weaner Santa steers to 301¢ weighing 362kg to return $1090. Neil & Belinda Jaques “Logie” Bogun- tungan, sold No. 6 Droughtmaster heifer/cows to 198¢ weighing 465kg to return $930.

 

Category

 

Weight Range

 

Maximum

 

Minimum

 

 Average

 

Steers

 

200 to 280kg

 

299.2

 

142.2

 

236.1

   

280 to 350kg

 

299.2

 

206.2

 

272

   

350 to 400kg

 

301.2

 

100

 

237

   

400 to 500kg

 

263.2

 

174.2

 

236.8

 

Heifers

 

200 to 280kg

 

230.2

 

72.2

 

195.5

   

280 to 350kg

 

242.2

 

110

 

191.9

   

350 to 400kg

 

200.2

 

117.2

 

170.3

   

Over 400kg

 

235.2

 

185.2

 

218.4

 

Cows

 

400 to 450kg

 

168.2

 

100

 

160.8

   

450 to 520kg

 

180

 

158.2

 

165.3

   

Over 520kg

 

187.2

 

140

 

169.7

 

Bulls

 

Over 600kg

 

240

 

148.2

 

205.5

To read the full market report-Market Report May 16 2019