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GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE – FRIDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2017

  • YARDING NUMBERS: 851
  • LOCATION: Gracemere
  • DATE: Oct 06, 2017
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A small yarding of 851 head were presented at Gracemere today due to the much-needed rainfall in most of our region. The yarding comprised of 464 steers, 304 heifers, 56 Cows, 5X5 Cows and Calves and 22 Bulls.

The market for slaughter cattle remained fully firm to dearer, while restocker and feeder cattle lifted for the quality on offer.

 

DESCRIPTION MAXIMUM AVERAGE Market Change
Steers Slaughter 269.2c/kg 252.8c/kg +24
400- 500kg 287.2c/kg 255.1c/kg -13
300-400kg 287.2c/kg 252.4c/kg -48
200-300kg 360.2c/kg 325.7c/kg FIRM
Under 200kg 378.2c/kg 353.5c/kg +24
Cows Slaughter 213.2c/kg 208.7c/kg +8
400-450kg 200.2c/kg 177.5c/kg FIRM
320-400kg 182.2c/kg 163.6c/kg FIRM
0-320kg  128.2c/kg 128.2c/kg -20
Heifers Heavy 236.2c/kg 235.2c/kg FIRM
300-400kg 274.2c/kg 253.3c/kg FIRM
200-300kg 286.2c/kg 257.7c/kg +11
Under 200kg 290.2c/kg 276.2c/kg +32
Cows & Calves $980 $856 -130
Bulls Over 600kg 269.2c/kg 256.4c/kg +65
450kg- 600kg 246.2c/kg 230.1c/kg +82
0-450kg 300.0c/kg 269.3c/kg +14

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Boongana Pty Ltd, Dingo – Sold Braford weaner steers for 350c/kg weighing 248kg returning $870 per head.

MJ & SM McEvoy, Eungella – Sold Brangus weaner heifers topping at 280c/kg weighing 233kg to return $641 per head. The steers sold for 348c/kg weighing 292kg to return $1015.

D & S Flohr, Wowan – Sold Brangus bullocks to average 262c/kg weighing 585kg to return at $1530 per head.

Aileen Hobson, Banana – Sold Shorthorn cross steers to 378c/kg weighing 185kg to return $701 per head. The same heifers made 288c/kg weighing 184kg to $531 per head.

Montrose Grazing Co, Marlborough – Sold EU Accredited Brahman Weaner steers for 260c/kg weighing 247kg to return $891 per head.

D & W Lehfeldt, Kalapa – Sold No6 Droughtmaster heifers for 267c/kg weighing 397kg returning $1062 per head.

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