BLACKALL CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – THURSDAY 23RD MAY 2024

  • Yarding Numbers: 909
  • Location: Blackall
  • Date: May 23, 2024

Blackall Combined Agents yarded a total of 909 head of cattle at the last first Prime & Store Sale for the month of May 2024. Cattle sourced from local and surrounding areas; Blackall, Aramac, Longreach and Winton made up most of the yarding. There was a mixed yarding of fat cattle with processors having more consistency with shorter weeks no longer the norm.

DESCRIPTION HEAD AVG CENTS/KG MAX CENTS/KG AVG
$/HEAD
MAX
$/HEAD
Bull Under 450kg
Bull 450kg+ 23 210.50 236.20 1,589.07 2,255.71
           
Cow Under 300kg
Cow 300 – 400kg 9 95.50 160 348 632
Cow 400 – 500kg 67 161.40 215.20 723.27 1,004.98
Cow 500kg+ 101 204.20 212.20 1,208.55 1,466.16
           
Heifer Under 220kg
Heifer 220 – 280kg 49 187.60 194 456.16 511.57
Heifer 280 – 350kg 69 204.90 236.20 639.12 715.65
Heifer 350 – 450kg 92 219.40 246.20 949.54 1,028.10
Heifer 450kg+ 128 217.80 230 1,027.46 1,276.47
           
Steer Under 220
Steer 220 – 280kg 50 308.60 344.20 805.64 952.46
Steer 280 – 350kg 109 265.90 342.20 863.29 1,156.68
Steer 350 – 400kg 53 301.10 324.20 1,144.99 1,238.67
Steer 400 – 550kg 31 248.20 310.20 1,087.11 1,370.05
Steer 550kg+ 45 250.40 262.20 1,533.07 1,723.96
Mickey 32 214.90 254.20 540.98 805.35
Stag

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY 

Brian & Alison Woods “Dalmar” Aramac, sold Santa cross cows for 205c at 582.70kg to return $1,195/hd.

Ryrie Grazing “Mount Pleasant” Tambo, sold Charolais cross cows for 204.20c at 718kg to return $1,466/hd.

Maylands Pastoral Co “Maylands” Aramac, sold Droughtmaster steers for 300.2c/kg at 366kg to return $1,099$/hd.

Maylands Pastoral Co “Maylands” Aramac, sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 206.2c/kg at 318kg to return $655/hd.

TJC Grazing, “Sunnyside”, Longreach sold Brahman cross cows and calves to $1200 per unit.

J and D Brand, “Romula”, Jundah sold prime Brahman heifers to a top of 24 c/kg weighing 471 kg to return $1058 per head.

BF & RC Birchley “Gartmore” Tambo sold Barford bullocks 252.2c/kg weighing 656kg to return $1655/HD.

Clarenden Cattle Co “Ballygar” Aramac sold Brahman cross cows for 212.2c/kg weighing 651kg to return $1382/HD.

Natalie Curley “Avington” Blackall sold Brahman cows for 212.2c/kg weighing 623kg to return $1322/HD.

RJ & DC Quinn “Hickleton” Longreach sold Droughtmaster steers for 340.2c/kg weighing 216kg to return $737HD.

LA & ML Brazier, Southern Cross, sold Brahman X steers for 240.0c/kg weighing 569kgs for a return of $1366p/hd. They had also sold Brahman X Cows for 206.2c/kg weighing 563kgs for a return of $1161p/hd.

Devenish Grazing “Devenish” Blackall, sold Santa Gertrudis Bull for 230.0c/kg weighing 965kgs for a return of $2219p/hd.