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Gracemere Cattle Sale – Wednesday 12th February 2020

  • YARDING NUMBERS: 1,033
  • LOCATION: Gracemere
  • DATE: Feb 12, 2020
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Combined Agents of CQLX Gracemere presented a rain reduced yarding of 1,033 head, consisting of 373 steers, 568 heifers, 61 cows, 19 bulls and 12 cows & calves. Competition was once again strong across all descriptions of cattle. Cattle were drawn from Mackay, Nebo, Biloela, Miriam Vale and local areas.

Description Numbers Min c/kg Average c/kg Max c/kg
Steers Slaughter 3 351.2 351.2 351.2
401-500kg 13 305.2 324.4 354.2
301-400kg 21 264.2 344.2 362.2
201-300kg 255 262.2 380.8 426.2
Under 200kg 64 356.2 410.8 426.2
Cows Slaughter 4 290.2 296.2 298.2
401-450kg 38 242.2 283.5 304.2
320-400kg 10 256.2 277.5 289.2
Under 320kg 8 214.2 231.1 234.2
Heifers Heavy 14 342.2 344.4 347.2
301-400kg 71 292.2 347.7 363.2
201-300kg 298 250 338.9 376.2
Under 200kg 184 212.2 350.9 388.2
Cows and Calves 12 1,188 2,000
Bulls Over 600kg 16 272.2 302 324.2
450-600kg 2 280 280 280
Under 450kg 13 338.2 357.6 360.2


Highlights

ER & BK Graving, Biloela, sold Bradford bullocks to 351c/kg, weighing 511kg, to return $1,797/hd.

Greenlakes Station, Rossmoya, sold a run of Brahman cross steers topping 410c/kg weighing 212kg, to return $869/hd.

Turkey Station, Bororen, sold Brahman cross steers for 426c/kg, weighing 192kg, to return $818/hd.

Rod & Ros Murray, Yaamba, sold a pen of Santa x cows for 304c/kg, weighing 415kgs, to return $1,256/hd.

GN & J Grother, Mt Larcom, sold Brangus heifers at 360c/kg, weighing 246kg, to return $888/hd.

SC Grazing, Canoona, sold prime heifers at 347c/kg, weighing 436kg, to return $1,516/hd.

Galloway Plains, Calliope, sold a run of Brahman x heifers to average 377c/kg, weighing 170kg, to return $641/hd.

R & J Sherry, Marlborough, sold a run of Cross Bred heifers to average 355c/kg, weighing 230kg, to return $816/hd.

Petann Pastoral Co, Gogango, sold a run of Cross Bred heifers averaging 352c/kg, weighing 285kg, returning $1,003/hd.

M & M Tribe, Goovigen, sold Brahman cows and calves for $2,000 a unit.

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