Emerald market report

27 Nov 2019

MARKET REPORT

Store & Prime Sale – Thursday 26th November 2020

Sale Report:  Emerald agents yarded a very similar number to last week with 2846 cattle standing for sale. Prices did ease this week however this was mainly quality driven due to the volume of cattle sold across Queensland. Heavy bullocks sold to a top of 353c/kg to average 341 cents, steers in the 400-500kg range topped at 388 cents to average 364c/kg, feeder weight steers from 350-400kg sold to 425c/kg to average 394c/kg, 280-350kg steers sold to a top of 459 cents to average 393c/kg, weaner steers from 200-280kg topped at 490 cents to average 421c/kg, while weaner steers under 200kg sold to a top of 478 cents to average 427c/kg. Heavy heifers over 400kg sold to a top of 367c/kg to average 326 cents, feeder weight heifers 350-400kg topped at 376 cents to average 355c/kg, 280-350kg heifers sold to 387c/kg to average 355c/kg, 200-280kg weaner heifers sold to a top of 427 cents to average 382c/kg, while heifers under 200kg sold to a top of 419 cents to average 389c/kg. Heavy cows over 520kg topped at 310c/kg to average 284 cents, cows from 450-520 kg sold to 311c/kg to average 273 cents, while heavy bulls over 600kg topped at 289c/kg to average 279 cents.

Sale Highlights:

The Esmond Family ‘Lucknow’ Emerald sold Droughtmaster Bullocks to 357c/kg to weigh 535kg or $1911, The Prewett Family ‘Glendariwell’ Emerald sold Brangus Steers to 490c/kg to weigh 206kg or $1013. Ken & Lauren Perrett ‘Barakee’ Springsure sold Droughtmaster Cows to 284c/kg to weigh 524kg or $1490, Charles & Carmel McKinlay ‘Bloodwood’ Yamala sold Brahman Cows to 289c/kg to weigh 611kg & returned $1767. The Hamblin Family ‘Doris Park’ Emerald sold Droughtmaster Cows to 285c/kg to weigh 560kg or $1599, Russell & Anita Smith ‘Metro’ Springsure sold Brahman Heifers to 404c/kg to weigh 205kg or $829. Scott & Anne Harrold, “Hillside” Springsure sold Santa/Angus X Heifers to 387c/kg to weigh 307kgs and return $1189/head. Des & Diana Priddle, “Sirius” Rolleston sold No 0 Droughtmaster Heifers to 402c/kg to weigh 223kgs and return $897/head. Carl & Eliza Siller, Monkana, Capella sold No. 9 Simmental Steers for 353c/kg weighing 561 kg or $1983. Kalbar Pastoral Co., Kalbar, Alpha sold No. 7 Cows for 311c/kg weighing 507kg or $1577.

Kerry & Cathy Truloff, The Firs, Withersfield sold Euro X Weaner Heifers for 427c/kg weighing 225kg or $961.

Den & Maureen Burns, Kalora, Capella sold Droughtmaster Weaner Steers for 430c/kg weighing 237kg or $1020.

Perrin & Smith, Araleun, Clermont sold Euro Weaner Steers for 476c/kg weighing 205kg or $976.

 

Category

Weight

Range

No. of

Head

Price

Low

In

High

C/kg

Av.

Price Change
Bullocks              – Heavy Over 550kg 41 265 353 341 -17
                             – Medium 500kg-550kg 32 311 388 364 -12
Steers                  – Heavy 400kg -500kg 212 150 416 396 -10
                             – Feeder 350kg-400kg 150 280 425 394 -9
                             – Medium 280kg – 350kg 648 40 459 393 +3
                             -Weaner 200kg-280kg 558 180 490 421 +4
                             -Weaner Under 200kg 80 50 478 427 -13
Heifers                 – Heavy Over 400kg 92 300 367 326 -12
                             -Feeder 350kg-400kg 174 255 376 355 +1
                             -Medium 280kg –350kg 278 150 387 355 -24
                             – Weaner 200kg – 280kg 211 10 427 382 -15
                             -Weaner Under 200kg 65 340 419 389 N/C
Cows                   – Heavy Over 520kg 87 258 310 284 +1
                             – Medium 450kg-520kg 102 245 311 273 -5
Bulls Over 600kg 25 238 289 279 -11
Cows & Calves        

 

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