Emerald market report

26 Feb 2023

EMERALD CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – THURSDAY 22ND FEBRUARY 2024

Total Yarding Emerald combined agents yarded 3714 head in their weekly prime
and store sale. The market eased in most places but stayed very consistent throughout the day. Bulls over 600kg sold to 288c/kg to average 246c/kg for 50hd, Bullocks sold a touch dearer due to one more operator to top at 316c/kg to average 303c/kg for 197hd, Cows over 520kg softened with the best cows making 255c/kg and averaging 244c/kg for 223hd, fat heifers sold to recent trends with the best of them making 282c/kg to average 270c/kg, feeder steers sold to strong demand with the best of them reaching 376c/kg to average 354c/kg for 509hd, the weaner steer run lacked quality with the best of them making 394c/kg to average 341c/kg for 181hd, feeder heifers eased on last week’s rate with the best of them making 320c/kg to average 282c/kg for 169hd, weaner heifers followed suit with the best of them making 322c/kg to average 227c/kg for 201hd, cows and calves sold to $1,640.

Highlights
Callistemon Cattle Co, Springsure sold Santa X Bullocks for 315c/kg weighing 624kg to return $1,966.
Callistemon Cattle Co, Springsure sold Santa X Fat Heifers for 283c/kg weighing 530kg to return $1,503.
Roblee Pastoral, Bogantungan sold Droughtmaster Cows for 253c/kg weighing 633kg to return $1,603.
D Gilliam & S McGregor, Nebo sold Charbray Steers for 376c/kg weighing 405kg to return $1,526.
D Gilliam & S McGregor, Nebo sold Charbray Heifers for 320c/kg weighing 374kg to return $1,199.
D & L Dendle, Springsure sold Charbray Heifers for 322c/kg weighing 316kg to return $1,019.
J Mackenzie, Rolleston sold Brangus Steers for 362c/kg weighing 428kg to return $1,550.
Walara Cattle Co, Comet sold Brangus Steers for 356c/kg weighing 379kg to return $1,352.

Market report 22.02.2024 – Emerald Market Report