Blackall Cattle Sale Market Report – Thursday 28th May 2020
Blackall Combined Agents yarded a total of 5,395 head of cattle at our weekly Sale. Cattle were sourced from a vast area including Blackall, Tambo, Jericho, Winton, Torrens Creek, Alice Springs, Richmond, Hughenden, Julia Creek, Charters Towers, Barcaldine and Prairie. There were a large number of heavy feeder cattle present. Buyers came from across Queensland and New South Wales. Prices remain firm to dearer across the board.
|Description||Head||Avg c/kg||Max c/kg||Avg $/hd||Max $/hd|
|Bulls 0 – 450kg||3||256.2||271.2||1383.63||1708.56|
|Cows 300 – 400kg||4||178.2||178.2||521.24||521.24|
|Cows 400 – 500kg||–||–||–||–||–|
|Heifers 0 – 220kg||285||382.5||450.2||739.42||953.71|
|Heifers 220 – 280kg||452||354.7||450.2||917.53||1233.83|
|Heifers 280 – 350kg||1075||345.3||385||1087.59||1297.15|
|Heifers 350 – 450kg||405||333.1||378.2||1319.27||1614.16|
|Steers 0 – 220kg||235||413.2||462.2||810.70||957.42|
|Steers 220 – 280kg||473||408.6||448.2||1039.11||1205.84|
|Steers 280 – 350kg||644||378.9||428.2||1211.28||1389.08|
|Steers 350 – 400kg||639||372.3||408.2||1396.24||1577.38|
|Steers 400 – 550kg||782||378.4||408.2||1658.13||1900.21|
|Cows & Calves||40||1725.25||2010|
Scott Cattle Co ‘MacDonald Downs’ Alice Springs sold Santa Gertrudis steers for 439.2/kg weighing 260.7kg to return $1145.13/head and heifers for 386.2kg weighing 209.8kg to return $810/head
Brooke & Jacqui Jones ‘Stawellton’ Richmond sold Brahman steers for 368.2c/kg weighing 335.6kg to return $1235.77/head
Geoff Bashford, Barcaldine sold Santa Gertrudis steers for 446.2c/kg to average 207.5kg returning $925.87/head, and heifers for 412.2c/kg weighing 207.5kg to return $855.2/head
RG & LM Wearing ‘Etna’ Hughenden sold Brahman steers for 382.2kg weighing 230.4kg to return $880.59/head and heifers for 344.2c/kg weighing 225kg to return $775.6/head.
Chandler Pastoral Holdings ‘Kyneton’ Barcaldine sold Santa Gertrudis steers for 388.2c/kg weighing 394.3kg returning $1530.74/head
Marwill Pty Ltd ‘Milgery’ Julia Creek sold heavy Brahman heifers for 322.2c/kg weighing 575kg to return $1852.65/head
Lionel & Brett Walsh, Barcaldine sold Droughtmaster heifers for 354.2c/kg weighing 240kg to return $850.08/head
Jamie Walsh, Barcaldine sold Droughtmaster heifers for 354.2c/kg to weight 252.5kg returning $894.36/head
Lorne Grazing ‘Lorne’ Blackall sold Droughtmaster cows and calves for $2010/unit.
HC & JA Maxwell, Charters Towers sold Angus X Steers for 460.2c/kg weighing 208kg to return $957 Whilst their Heifers sold to 434.2c/kg weighing 197kg to return $857
Murray Family Trust ‘Uanda’ Prairie sold Brangus X Steers for 370.2c/kg weighing 254kg to return $940
ED & JL Atkinson ‘Lisburne’ Blackall sold Angus x heifers for 3.50c/kg weighing 420kg to return $1470
Kurrboo Livestock Co sold Brahman x Cows and Calves for $1680
ALC Rural ‘South Delta’ Barcaldine sold Drought Master X Steers for 387.2c/kg averaging 408.7kg returning $1,582.47/head
LW MJ & EL Deem ‘Cambeela’ Winton sold Angus X Heifers for 370c/kg averaging 303.3kg returning $1,122.33/head
DKM Pastoral ‘Athol’ Blackall sold Angus X Steers for 380c/kg averaging 425kg returning $1,615/head
EW & EM Moller ‘Edwinstowe’ Jericho sold Angus heifers for 375.2c/kg averaging 363.4kg returning $1,363.56/head
Mt Macquarie Pastoral Trust ‘Mt Macquarie’ Blackall sold Simbrah X Feeder Steers for 400.2c/kg weighing 475kg returning $1900/head
Talaheena Grazing Co ‘Talaheena’ Longreach sold Brahman X Feeder Steers for 362.2c/kg weighing 447kg returning $1618/head
Lambert Pastoral Co ‘Lambert’ Charleville sold Charbray X Feeder Steers for 402.2c/kg weighing 418kgs returning $1684/head
Camelock Rural ‘Carella’ Augathella sold EU Santa Steers for 428.2c/kg weighing 322kg returning $1380/head
RD Hay Pastoral Trust ‘Kismet’ Jericho sold Santa steers for 422.2c/kg weighing 277kgs returning $1170/head
RJ & TK Ham ‘Mac Downs’ Barcaldine sold Santa Steers for 438.2c/kg weighing 242kgs returning $1060/head
Benalla Stud Grazing ‘Monavale’ Hughenden sold Simbrah Steers for 420.2c/kg weighing 228kgs returning $959/head
Kerry & Patricia Bailey at Isisford sold Santa Steers for 392.2c/kg weighing 366kgs returning $1435/head
La Plata Grazing Co ‘La Plata’ Blackall sold Droughtmaster Steers for 432.2c/kg weighing 279kgs returning $1205/head
J Jackson & K Anderson ‘Belle Burra’ Longreach sold Angus X steers for 462.2c/kg weighting 207kgs returning $957/head
PJ & OJ Crombie ‘Drumlion’ Longreach sold Angus X Steers 408.4c/kg weighting 340kgs returning $1389/head
Romulus Pastoral Trust ‘Romulus’ Blackall sold Charolais X Feeder Heifers for 374.2c/kg weighing 432kgs returning $1614/head
Gaza Grazing Co ‘Janet Downs’ Longreach sold Shorthorn X Heifers for 372.2c/kg weighing 315kgs returning $1173/head
Kensington Grazing Co ‘Kensington Downs’ Longreach sold Brahman Heifers for 344.2c/kgs weighing 306kgs returning $1054/head
Esalex Pty Ltd ‘Langdale’ Longreach sold Angus X Heifers for 436.2c/kgs weighing 227kgs returning $993/head
Camelock Rural ‘Carella’ Augathella sold Sant X Heifers 450.2c/kg weighing 274kgs returning $1233/hd
RD Hay Pastoral Trust ‘Kismet’ Jericho sold Santa Heifers for 434.2c/kg weighing 217kgs returning $940/head
RJ & TK Ham ‘Mac Downs’ Barcaldine sold Charolais Heifers 384.2c/kgs weighing 283kgs returning $850/head
Ryrie Grazing ‘Mt Pleasant’ Tambo sold Charolais cross steers to a top of 394 c/kg weighing 435 kg to return $1714 per head. They also sold Charolais cross heifers to a top of 340 c/kg weighing 415 kg to return $1411 per head.
BJ and JM O’Dell ‘Toarbee’ Jericho sold Charolais cross steers to a top of 402 c/kg weighing 392 kg to return $1577 per head.
James Muller ‘Arrolla’ Cloncurry sold Santa cross steers to a top of 386 c/kg weighing 421 kg to return $1629 per head, he also sold Santa cross heifers to a top of 358 c/kg weighing 399 kg to return $1430 per head.
R and T Jensen ‘Avondale’ Blackall sold Brahman heifers to a top of 344 c/kg weighing 340 kg to return $1171 per head.
Home Creek Pastoral Trust ‘Home Creek’ Barcaldine sold Droughtmaster cross steers to a top of 408 c/kg weighing 440 kg to return $1796 per head.
FJ and JG Manwaring ‘Ballygar’ Aramac sold Santa cross steers to a top of 448 c/kg weighing 238 kg to return $1069 per head.
B and J Hall Family Trust off agistment at ‘Sumnervale’ Blackall sold Angus cross steers to a top of 382 c/kg weighing 397 kg to return $1520 per head.
Edkins Campbell and Co ‘Bimbah’ Longreach sold Santa cross steers for 398 c/kg weighing 310 kg to return $1234 per head.
Dick Cribb ‘Gydia Park’ Isisford sold Santa cross steers to a top of 384 c/kg weighing 354 kg to return $1361 per head.