BLACKALL CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – THURSDAY 9TH MAY 2024

  • Location: Blackall
  • Date: May 9, 2024

The 2024 Blackall Show sale for the 09/05/2024 saw a good yarding of fat cattle meet a stronger market than previous weeks. Store cattle sold well with weaners steers meeting strong competition from local buyers.

Prime Cattle

CATEGORY WT. RANGE/KG PRICE IN CENTS/KG PRICE IN $/HD
LOWEST HIGHEST AVERAGE AVERAGE HIGH
HEAVY HEIFER Over 450kg 232.2 274.2 260.3 $1,285/hd $1,528/hd
MEDIUM COW Up to 400kg NA NA NA
HEAVY COW 400kg to 500kg 40 245 183.5 $854/hd $1,102/hd
EXTRA HEAVY COW Over 500kg 60 235 222 $1,390/hd $1,768hd
HEAVY STEER Over 550kg 186 286.2 270.2 $1,752/hd $1,978/hd

Store Cattle

CATEGORY WT. RANGE/KG PRICE IN CENTS/KG PRICE IN $/HD
LOWEST HIGHEST AVERAGE AVERAGE HIGHEST
STEERS Under 220kg N/A N/A N/A
200kg to 280kg 150.2 398.2 369.9 $992/hd $1,075/hd
280kg to 350kg 140 398.2 331.1 $1,025/hd $1,229/hd
350kg to 400kg 248.2 386.2 304.2 $1,143/hd $1,393/hd
FEEDER STEERS Over 400kg 150.2 320 289.4 $1,403/hd $1,594/hd
HEIFERS Under 220kg N/A N/A N/A
220kg to 280kg 100 286.2 243.3 $630 $764
280kg to 350kg 114 264.2 234.4 $776/hd $856/hd
350kg to 450kg 216.2 270.2 245.9 $950/hd $1,203/hd
FEEDER/MICKEY BULLS 180 280.2 264.7 $926/hd $1059/hd
SLAUGHTER BULLS 100 250.2 216.4 $1,619/hd $2,760/hd

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY 

Clarenden Cattle Co “Clarenden” Blackall sold Brahman cross cows for 222.2c at 631kg to return $1,402/hd.

MT Macquarie Pastoral Trust “Mt Macquarie” Blackall sold the Champion pen of cows for 232.2c at 722.5kg to return $1,677/hd.

CA Hauff & Son “Colart” Blackall sold Hereford cows for 218.2c at 700kg to return $1,526/hd.

Gill Russell “Lloyd Werai” Blackall sold the Champion pen of feeder heifer for 270.2c at 445kg to return $1,203/hd.

Davidson Livestock, “Cheshire” Tambo, won the Prime Bullock Class 1 with a pen of Brahman bullocks 282.2c/kg, avg 670kg.

JJ O’Dell, “Colorado” Jericho, sold cows topping at 230c/kg avg 742 kg, return $1706.

Forest Park, “Alice Downs” Blackall, had cows topping at 226.2 c/kg avg. 701kg.

Alice Downs won the Weaner Heifer section, Class 6, with a pen of Santa heifers, 286.2 c/kg avg. 267kg. They also had a pen of Santa steers 389.2 c/kg, avg 273kg.

M & A Seymour, “Bayswater” Tambo, had the champion pen of Feeder Steers Class 3 with a pen of Angus cross steers.

GR & SJ Marshall “Lissoy” Blackall sold Santa cross cows to a top of 224.2c/kg weighing 625kg to return $1402.58/hd. The also sold Santa cross steers to 282.2c/kg weighing 611kg to return $1724.56/hd

Jordan Marshall “Lissoy” Blackall sold Droughtmaster cross steers topping at 286.2c/kg weighing 555kg to return 1588.41/hd.

BG & SJ Marshall “Lissoy Blackall sold heavy Droughtmaster cross cows topping at 222.2c/kg weighing 690kg to return $1533.18/hd.

AW & JF Zischke “Brendallan” Aramac sold Angus cross heifers selling to 252.2/kg weighing 493kg to return $1245.24.

RK & L Politch “Wool Scour” Blackall, sold Braford X steers for 314.2c/kg weighing 419kgs for a return of $1317p/hd.

They had also sold Braford X heifers for 270.0c/kg weighing 550kgs for a return of $1485p/hd.

E & R Robertson, Isisford, sold Brahman steers for 314.2c/kg weighing 305kgs for a return of $958p/hd.

They had also sold Brahman cows for 220.2c/kg weighing 507kgs for a return of $1117p/hd.

DR & KA Neilson “Two Rivers” Boulia, sold Charbray steers for 398.2c/kg weighing 305kgs for a return of $1215p/hd. They had also sold Charolais X steers for 386.2c/kg weighing 360.8kgs for a return of $1393p/hd.

J & C Neilson “Two Rivers” Boulia, sold Charbray X steers for 398.2c/kg weighing 270kgs for a return of $1075p/hd.

M Neilson “Two Rivers” Boulia, sold Charolais X steers for 386.2c/kg weighing 357kgs for a return of $1382p/hd.

The Westhill Trust “Westhill” Blackall, sold Santa Gertrudis steers for 290.0c/kg weighing 510kgs for a return of $1479p/hd.They had also sold Santa Gertrudis heifers for 274.2c/kg weighing 557kgs for a return of $1528p/hd.

Banks Bros “Duneira” Blackall, sold Santa Gertrudis bull for 240.2c/kg weighing 910kgs for a return of $2185p/hd.

Moonbong Partnership “Ravensbourne” Blackall, sold Santa Gertrudis bulls for 244.2c/kg weighing 837kg for a return of $2,044/hd.

Moonbong Partnership “Ravensbourne” Blackall, sold Santa Gertrudis cows for 225c/kg weighing 724kg for a return of $1,629/hd.

Mount Cornish Grazing “Norbert Park” Barcaldine, sold Santa Gertrudis cows for 218.2c/kg weighing 675kg for a return of $1,473/hd.

BM Avery & Banjo Grazing Pty Ltd “Unavale” Blackall, sold Charolais cross cows for 227.2c/kg weighing 717kg for a return of $1,628/hd.

Jordan River Grazing Co “Armagh” Jericho, sold Brahman cross cows for 220.2c/kg weighing 529kg for a return of $1,165/hd.

AD Rankine “Bunuro” Torrens Creek, sold Brahman cross steers for 270c/kg weighing 588kg for a return of $1,586/hd.

LLR & TL Woods “Ivyleaf” Aramac, sold Charbray cross steers for 344.2c/kg weighing 333kg for a return of $1,146/hd.

AD Alexander & Sons “Willoughby” Barcaldine, sold shorthorn cross steers for 348.2c/kg weighing 280kg for a return of $975/hd.

Wellwater Pastoral Co “Wellwater” Tambo, sold Santa Gertrudis heifers for 264.2c/kg weighing 324kg for a return of $856/hd.