CHARTERS TOWERS PRIME CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 3RD AUGUST 2022

  • Yarding Numbers: 1,158
  • Location: Charters Towers
  • Date: August 3, 2022

Prime Cattle: 1,158

Bullocks: 289     Heifers: 182      Cows: 599     Bulls: 88

Cattle comprised of smaller lines of mostly feeder ox and well finished medium weight cows. The yarding was drawn from Tennant Creek, Mt Isa, Burketown, Cloncurry, Julia Creek, Hughenden, Winton, Belyando, as well as local and coastal areas.

Bullocks were quoted 5¢ easier, Heifers were 5¢ easier, Cows were unchanged, and Bulls were 20¢ dearer on last week’s rates.

Description Category Wt. Range kg Head Price in cents/kg
Lowest Average Highest
Steers & Bullocks Medium Up to 500kg 169 200 300 380
Heavy Over 500kg 120 180 292 336
Heifers Medium Up to 440kg 182 160 298 346
Cows Medium Up to 400kg 137 120 200 254
Heavy Over 400kg 462 180 270 298
Bulls Medium Up to 450kg 15 170 281 350
Heavy Over 450kg 73 170 296 328
  • Bullocks topped at 298¢/kg for 9 Ox sold on a/c Everingham Pastoral, “Lana Downs”, Winton that weighed 588kg to return $1,752 per head.
  • Best Priced trade Heifers were presented on a/c Mt Douglas Pastoral Co, “Mt Douglas”, Belyando that sold for 346¢/kg, and weighed 321kg to return $1,110 per head.
  • The top pen of Cows were sold by AJ Smith, “Strathroy”, Hughenden for 298¢/kg, weighing 680kg to return $2,027 per head.
  • Bulls sold on a/c Everingham Pastoral, “Lana Downs”, Winton topped at 328¢/kg and weighed 786kg, to return $2,578 per head.