CHARTERS TOWERS PRIME & STORE CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 15TH JUNE 2022

  • Yarding Numbers: 1,788
  • Location: Charters Towers
  • Date: June 15, 2022

Cattle comprised of a large run of quality finished bullocks with a tidy run of feeder steers. Cows comprised of a large run of well finished cows, with minimal lighter store cows. Bulls and store cattle still sold to a competitive market. The yarding was drawn from Pentland, Einasleigh, Basalt, Mt Isa, as well as local and coastal areas.

Prime: 1,747

Bullocks: 668     Heifers: 92     Cows: 805     Bulls: 85

Prime Quotes: Bullocks were quoted unchanged, Heifers were 15¢ easier, Cows were 20¢ easier, and Bulls were 5¢ easier on last week’s rates.

Description Category Wt. Range kg Head Price in cents/kg
Lowest Average Highest
Steers & Bullocks Medium Up to 500kg 190 340 412 446
Heavy Over 500kg 478 350 417 434
Heifers Medium Up to 540kg 91 200 350 400
Heavy Over 540kg 1 388 388 388
Cows Medium Up to 400kg 146 150 279 324
Heavy Over 400kg 659 220 345 396
Bulls Medium Up to 450kg 25 240 424 488
Heavy Over 450kg 60 270 341 370
  • Bullocks topped at 2¢/kg on a/c M & J Hoffman that weighed 675kg to return $2,932 per head.
  • Best Priced trade Heifers were presented on a/c M & J Hoffman that sold for 2¢/kg, weighing 505kg to return $1,950 per head.
  • The top pen of cows were sold by of Agriculture & Fisheries, for 364.2¢/kg, weighing 574kg to return $2,090 per head.
  • Bulls sold on a/c Cunningham Cattle Co, topped at 2¢/kg and weighed 728kg, to return $2,637 per head.

Store: 97

Steers: 86       Heifers: 11     Cows & Calves: 4

Store Quotes: There was a minimal yard of store cattle with a small run of mickeys from Lawn Hill & Riversleigh Past, which still sold to a competitive market.

Description Wt. Range kg Head Price in cents/kg
Lowest Average Highest
 

Steers

Up to 200kg
200 – 320kg 2 524.2 524.2 524.2
320 – 400kg
Over 400kg
Mickeys Up to 400kg 84 410 465.1 488.2
 

Heifers

Up to 200kg
200 – 320kg 9 404 40.7 426.2
320 – 370kg 1 350.2 350.2 350.2
  • A pen of 38 Mickeys a/c Lawn Hill & Riversleigh Past made 2¢/kg and weighed 311kg to return $1,449 per head.
  • A good pen of 6 Heifers on a/c Candlow Cattle Co made 2¢/kg weighed 300kg returning $1,212 per head.
  • 1 Cows & Calves sold on a/c, returned $1,800 per head.