CHARTERS TOWERS PRIME & STORE CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 15TH DECEMBER 2021
Cattle comprised of larger runs of good quality Bullocks and Heavy Feeder Steers selling to a very competitive buying panel with smaller yarding of females selling to unchanged rates. The yarding was drawn from Tully, Richmond, Hughenden, Collinsville and Julia Creek along with local and coastal areas.
Bullocks: 659 Heifers: 78 Cows: 277 Bulls: 169
Prime Quotes: Bullocks were quoted 15c/kg dearer, Heifers were unchanged, Cows were 2¢ dearer, and Bulls were 10¢ dearer on last week’s rates.
|Description||Category||Wt. Range kg||Head||Price in cents/kg|
|Steers & Bullocks||Medium||Up to 500kg||429||440||528||560|
|Heifers||Medium||Up to 540kg||83||200||439||494|
|Cows||Medium||Up to 400kg||168||120||355||400|
- Bullocks topped at 500.2¢/kg for a pen of Very Good Quality #9 Grey Brahman Bullocks sold on a/c Laroona Pastoral that weighed 626kg to return $3129 per head
- A run of 289 #9 Heavy Feeder Steers A/c Philipson Holdings averaged 544c/kg, 440kg returning $2400 per head
- Best Priced trade Heifers were presented on a/c WD 19 Pty Ltd that sold for 494¢/kg, weighing 440kg to return $2174/hd
- The top pen of cows were sold by WD 19 Pty Ltd for 406c/kg, to weigh 535kd and return $2173 per head
- Bulls sold on a/c RB Grazing, topped at 430¢/kg and weighed 603kg, to return $2595 per head
Steers: 874 Mickeys: 0 Heifers: 533 Cows & Calves: 33
Store Quotes: Store cattle were made up of mixed quality cattle consisting of mainly smaller consignments which sold to very strong panel of southern buyers resulting in an increase in prices across the board, with significant interest in light weight cattle.
|Description||Wt. Range kg||Head||Price in cents/kg|
|Steers||Up to 200kg||131||600||790||835|
|200 – 320kg||308||440||681||790|
|320 – 400kg||82||440||550||640|
|Mickeys||Up to 450kg||408||200||585||750|
|Heifers||Up to 200kg||300||400||716||798|
|200 – 320kg||207||334||555||706|
- A pen of 15 Steers A/c Toomba Grazing made 590c/kg, weighed 323kg returning $1908 per head
- 22 Steers sold on a/c Bluegate Pastoral made 824c/kg, weighing 175kg to return $1442/hd
- A pen of 23 Calton Hills Mickey’s made 736c/kg, weighed 191kg to return $1405 per head
- A pen of 12 Heifers sold on A/c Rivercea Pty Ltd made 512c/kg, to weigh 338kg and return $1732/hd
- 30 Heifers on A/c Matt McClymont sold for 798c/kg, weighing 97kg, returning $774 per head
- 5 Cows & Calves sold on a/c D & H Stevens, returned $2800 per unit.