Emerald Prime & Store Cattle Sale Market Report – Thursday 4th June 2020
Emerald Combined Agents yarded 1126 head in their weekly Fat & Store Sale with one draft from the Collinsville area and the balance all local cattle. Following on from the June Weaner & Feeder Sale on Tuesday this sale consisted of predominately meatworks cattle that sold to a rising market and achieved some very good results for vendors. Steers +550kgs sold to 390c/kg and average 353c/kg. Steers 500 – 550kgs sold to 393c/kg and average 350c/kg. Steers 400 – 500 kgs sold to 390c/kg and average 350c/kg. Steers 350 – 400kgs sold to 389c/kg and average 308c/kg. Steers 280 – 350kgs sold to 374c/kg and average 318c/kg. Too few lighter steers yarded to report, whilst meatworks, feed lotters and live export buyers competed strongly on the heavier end of the male section. Cows +520kgs sold to 291c/kg and average 272c/kg. Cows 400 – 500kgs sold to 277c/kg and average 246c/kg. Cows 300 – 400kgs sold to 243c/kg and average 230c/kg. Heifers +400kgs sold to 373c/kg for good feeder types whilst heavy fat heifers sold to 327c/kg. Heifers 350 – 400kgs sold to 355c/kg and averaged 302c/kg. Heifers 280-350kgs sold to 340c/kg and averaged 283c/kg. These lower averages in heifers are attributed to a line of lesser quality heifers with too few weaner heifers yarded to quote. Live export and meatworks competed strongly on bulls with Bulls topping at 354c/kg to average 320c/kg overall.
|WEIGHT RANGE||CENTS PER KG|
|Steers||Up to 200||6||286.2||286.2||286.2|
|200 – 280||24||178.2||298.3||343.2|
|280 – 350||87||200.0||317.8||374.2|
|350 – 400||95||200.0||308.8||389.2|
|400 – 500||89||287.2||350.7||390.0|
|500 – 550||29||285.00||350.0||393.2|
|Heifers||Up to 200||3||256.2||278.1||320.0|
|200 – 280||86||70.0||279.2||356.2|
|280 – 350||107||180.0||283.3||340.2|
|350 – 400||44||255.0||302.5||355.2|
|Cows||300 – 400||85||132.2||230.0||279.2|
|400 – 450||76||210.0||246.6||277.2|
|450 – 520||134||200.0||265.3||319.2|
|Bulls||Up to 450||30||276.2||326.8||354.2|
|450 – 600||23||290.0||320.5||350.2|
Addison Marks, “Mt View” Blackwater sold Brangus Steers to 390c/kg weighing 556kgs and return $2172/head.
Andrew Bedford, Emerald sold Brahman X Heifers to 310c/kg weighing 543kgs and return $1685/head.
Clayton Curley & Family, “Gipsy Plains” Cloncurry sold Brahman Cows to 286c/kg, weighing 530kgs and return $1516/head.
Juanita Pastoral, Fernlees sold grain assist Droughtmaster Meatworks Heifers for 327c/kg weighing 530kgs to return $1731.
Carl & Eliza Siller, “Monkana” Capella sold Simental X No 9 Feeder Heifers for 373c/kg weighing 474kgs or $1769.
Steve & Alison Kajewski, “Bettafield Charolais Stud, sold Charolais cows to 289c/kg weighing 696kgks and return $2014/head.
Kerry & Cathy Truloff, “The Firs” Willows sold Brahman Cows for 284c/kg weighing 480kgs or $1364.