Emerald market report

26 Feb 2019

MARKET REPORT

PRIME AND STORE SALE  THURSDAY 25th FEBRUARY 2021 

Emerald Combined Agents yarded 1220 cattle at this week’s sale. A smaller and lesser quality yarding than last week came to hand with values generally easing for most descriptions in line with southern markets. Bullocks 550kg + made to 361c/kg back 10 cents whilst Steers 500-550kg improved 12 cents due to quali- ty, making to 419c/kg and average 392c/kg. Heavy Cows over 520kg made to 289c/kg averaging 272c/kg back 8 cents, Cows 450-520kg topped 293c/kg (No. # 7’s) and average 278c/kg to improve 5 cents. Cows 400-450kg eased 10 cents and average 250c/kg with light Cows 300-400kg back 15 cents to average 224c/ kg and top at 280c/kg. Heavy Heifers 400kg + sold to 363c/kg and average 341c/kg to be 20 cents cheaper. Feeder Steers 400-500kg eased 5 cents topping 417c/kg and average 404c/kg with Steers 350-400kg sold to 422c/kg to average 402c/kg, 10 cents cheaper with Steers 280-350kg making to 519c/kg and average 444c/kg, 8 cents easier. Weaner Steers 200-280kg sold to 548c/kg but on average eased 35 cents to average 466c/kg, partially due to quality on offer. Feed- er Heifers 350-400kg were too few to quote a trend and made to 370c/kg whilst Heifers 280-350kg sold to 440c/kg and average 371c/kg, back 20 cents. Weaner Heifers 200-280kg topped at 440c/kg and average 371c/kg, 20 cents easier as were Light Heifers under 200kg which made to 458c/kg and average 401c/kg.

Young Droughtmaster Cows and Calves made to $1940.

Highlights

John & Lyndall Heelan, Pasha, Clermont sold Droughtmaster No. 0’ Steers for 454c/kg weighing 323c/kg or $1469. H. & S. Philp Pty Ltd, Wyena, Clermont, sold Droughtmaster No. 9 Heifers for 370c/kg weighing 364kg or $1345. Vic & Karen Roffey, Wyalla, Fernlees sold Droughtmaster Steers to 417c/kg to weigh 436kgs and return $1821/head. Don & Sue Fletcher, Goodhope, Springsure sold Droughtmaster X Angus Steers to 417c/kg and return $1725/head with an over- all average of 410c/kg for the line. Mike Teelow & Family, Bilyana, Atherton Tablelands sold quality Charbray Heifers to 440c/kg to weigh 316kgs and return $1391/head. Rob Owens, Kelso, Springsure sold a line of No. 9 & 0 Drought- master Steers to top at 413c/kg to weigh 472kg and returned $1951. Ron & San- dra Booker, Ron Retreat, Yamala sold Weaner Charolais X Steers to top at 519c/kg to weigh 318kg and return $1652, while their sisters sold to 428c/kg to weigh 266kg and made $1141. Glenavon Cattle Co., Glenavon, Alpha sold Brahman X Cows to 293c/kg to weigh 490kg and return $1436.

Category Weight Range No. Head Min C/kg Avg. Max  
Steers Up to 200kg 33 284.20 465.40 546.20 NQ
  200kg-280kg 126 200.00 466.50 548.20 -30
  280kg-350kg 106 240.00 444.00 519.20 -8
  350kg-400kg 99 240.00 402.10 422.20 -10
  400kg -500kg 206 250.00 403.90 417.20 -5
  500kg-550kg 52 300.20 392.80 419.20 +12
  Over 550kg 21 260.00 346.40 361.20 -10
Heifers Up to 200kg 61 135.20 390.10 476.20 -20
  200kg-280kg 82 120.00 401.10 458.20 -20
  280kg –350kg 40 218.20 371.40 440.20 -20
  350kg-400kg 19 266.20 364.30 370.20 NQ
  Over 400kg 81 260.00 341.10 363.20 -20
Cows 300-400kg 14 148.20 224.70 280.00 -15
  400kg-450kg 26 226.20 250.40 278.20 -10
  450kg-520kg 89 200.00 278.20 293.20 + 5
  Over 520kg 63 259.20 272.60 289.20 -8
Bulls Up to 450kg 40 310.20 368.20 496.20 -10
  450-600kg 3 272.20 282.50 300.00 NQ
  Over 600kg 8 10.00 229.00 278.20 NQ

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