Cows and calves reach $3400/unit at Gracemere

Cows and calves reach $3400/unit at Gracemere

Sales
TopX Gracemeres Morgan Harris and Brad Mulvihill with 121 mixed-bred steers, offered by Price Cattle Company, which sold for 664c/kg and weighed 215kg to return $1428/head.

TopX Gracemeres Morgan Harris and Brad Mulvihill with 121 mixed-bred steers, offered by Price Cattle Company, which sold for 664c/kg and weighed 215kg to return $1428/head.

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CQLX Gracemere agents saw an increased yarding of 3340 head this week.

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CQLX Gracemere agents saw an increased yarding of 3340 head this week.

There was a very mixed offering penned, with a noticeable drop in condition in part of the yarding.

The usual feeders and processors attended, although short one processor.

Restockers again competed well for the stock on offer.

Cows and heavy bulls were the major improvers with other variations attributed to the quality on offer.

Slaughter steers sold to 422.2c, average 385.1c, steers 400-500kg made 494.2c, average 453.8c, steers 300-400kg reached 495c, average 444.9c, steers 200-300kg made 628.2c, average 552.8c and steers under 200kg sold to 664.2c, average 547.3c.

Slaughter cows sold to 362.5c, average 354.2c, cows 400-450kg made 362.2c, average 343.8c and cows to 400kg reached 386.2c, average 319.8c.

Slaughter heifers sold to 500.2c, average 446.1c, heifers 300-400kg made 531.5c, average 439.2c, heifers 200-300kg reached 550.2c, average 466c, and heifers under 200kg made 600.2c, average 471.3c.

Cows and calves sold to $3400/unit, average $1983/unit.

Bulls over 600kg made 343.2c, average 321.7c and bulls 400-600kg reached 356.2c, average 327.1c.

Restockers pounced on 88 Droughtmaster cows and calves, from Cedar Creek Grazing, which were offered in a dispersal sale and made $3400/head at CQLX.

Restockers pounced on 88 Droughtmaster cows and calves, from Cedar Creek Grazing, which were offered in a dispersal sale and made $3400/head at CQLX.

SALE HIGHLIGHTS

Price Cattle Co, Rossmoya, sold a run of crossbred weaner Steers to 664c/kg weighing 215kg to return $1428/hd.

RM Ogden, Alton Downs, sold Brahman steers for 407c/kg weighing 560kg to return $2283/hd.

C & J Lovell, Garnant, sold Romagnola cross steers for 482c/kg weighing 472kg to return $2278/hd.

Pominda Holdings, Dalma, sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 588c/kg weighing 312kg to return $1835/hd.

LN & JP Zischke, Biloela, sold Senepol cross steers for 578c/kg weighing 327kg to return $1890/hd.

KJ & ME Murray, Raglan, sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 660c/kg weighing 208kg to return $1374/hd.

GS and LM Blamires, Calliope, sold Brahman cross bullocks for 380c/kg weighing 800kg to return $3041/hd.

Calliweera Cattle Company, Morinish, sold Charbray cross weaner steers for 648c/kg weighing 180kg to return $1164/hd.

M Morrice, Port Curtis, sold Charbray cross cows to 352c/kg weighing 626kg to return $2205/hd.

S Desbois, Mt Ossa, sold Charbray cross cows for 356c/kg weighing 527kg to return $1880/hd.

Calliweera Cattle Company, Morinish, sold Charbray cross cows for 369c/kg weighing 488kg to return $1804/hd.

KJ & ME Murray, Raglan, sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 550c/kg weighing 230kg to return $1265/hd.

Am & EH McCartney, Marlborough, sold Brahman cross weaner heifers for 514c/kg weighing 266kg to return of $1367/hd.

S & B Chapman, Marlborough, sold Droughtmaster cross weaner heifers for 558c/kg weighing 178kg returning $996/hd.

Pominda Holdings, Dalma, sold Santa Gertrudis cross weaner heifers for 600c/kg weighing 190kg to return $1140/hd.

Kemmis Investments, Nebo, sold Droughtmaster heifers for 544c/kg weighing 325kg to return $1772/hd.

Cedar Creek Grazing, Gogango, sold Droughtmaster cross cows and calves for $3400 per unit.

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