EMERALD CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – THURSDAY 23RD MAY 2024

  • Yarding Numbers: 1,758
  • Location: Emerald
  • Date: May 23, 2024

Emerald combined agents today yarded 1,758 head which is similar size yarding to last weeks sale.
This week again saw some good lines of heavy cows and bullocks, all major processors were in attendance with only one operating at reduced numbers competition was still strong, but may of eased 5c on last weeks sale.

With the start of the weaner and feeder sales only a couple of weeks away we saw reduced numbers in these categories with the exception of a very good line of weaner Brahman and Brahman Cross Steers and Heifers from Springsure.
Cattle were mainly drawn from the local area Springsure, Alpha, Capella and Dingo.

CATEGORY WEIGHT RANGE HEAD MIN c/kg MAX c/kg AVG c/kg
BULLOCKS Over 550kg 81 230 271 263
500kg-550kg 18 255 270 264
STEERS 400kg -500kg 13 152 314 288
350kg-400kg 32 240 316 309
280kg – 350kg 62 158 318 269
200kg-280kg 299 200 354 281
Under 200kg 40 242 270 264
HEIFERS Over 400kg 36 199 258 232
350kg-400kg 94 211 244 236
280kg –350kg 224 192 260 242
200kg – 280kg 216 164 252 219
Under 200kg 38 180 222 219
COWS Over 520kg 318 190 230 213
450kg-520kg 198 124 230 213
BULLS Over 600kg 4 196 220 207
   Cows & Calves 26 $900