Charters Towers Prime & Store Cattle Sale – Wednesday 6th December 2017

  • YARDING NUMBERS: 1,017
  • LOCATION: Charters Towers
  • DATE: Dec 06, 2017
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Prime Cattle: 343
Bullocks: 109     Heifers: 26    Cows: 170     Bulls: 38

Store Cattle: 674
Steers: 451    Heifers: 217    Cows & Calves: 6 x 5

Cattle comprised of mixed quality, with isolated pens of quality cattle. The prime section was back 5 – 10 ¢
across the board with not all processors operating. The yarding was drawn from Mt Garnet, Richmond,
Hughenden, Mt Isa, Winton local & coastal areas.

Prime Quotes:
Bullocks were quoted 2-5 ¢ easier, Heifers were 15¢ easier, Cows were 5¢ easier & bulls were 8-10¢ easier
on last week’s rates.

Store Quotes:
Store cattle were mixed quality with sufficient lines of northern mickeys and plainer types. Buyers competed
strongly on the better quality and lighter cattle.

 

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