• Yarding Numbers: 5,376
  • Location: Emerald
  • Date: July 19, 2022

Emerald Combined Agents yarded 5376 head at their yearly July Weaner & Feeder Sale 2 weeks later than normal. There was a large offering of local cattle with some very good quality lines represented coupled with a couple of runs from the Charters Towers region. Inline with current trends across the country, prices eased across the board, however, competition was still strong with good results achieved.

Steers Under 200kgs reached 630c/kg to average 606c/kg Steers 200kg – 280kg reached 656c/kg to average 575c/kg Steers 280kg – 350kg reached 610c/kg to average 505c/kg Steers 350kg – 400kg reached 546/kg to average 441c/kg Steers 400kg – 500kg reached 494c/kg to average 432c/kg Steers 500kg – 550kg only 15 head yarded reached 422c/kg. Heifers Under 200kgs reached 500c/kg to average 422c/kg

Heifers 200kg – 280kg reached 520c/kg and average 444c/kg Heifers 280kg – 350kg reached 496c/kg and average 421c/kg Heifers 350kg – 400kg reached 456c/kg and average 416c/kg

Heifers +400kg only 40 yarded reached 406c/kg and average 369c/kg

Sale Highlights:

Andrew & Kathy Hawkins, “Mowbray” Springsure sold Angus X No 1 Steers to 486c/kg and gross $2126/head.

The Harrold Family, “Hillside” Springsure sold Santa Steers to 468c/kg and return$2275/head.

Neil and Linda Jaques, “Logie” Bogantungan sold Droughtmaster Steers to 434c/kg and gross $2021/head.

The Bauman Family, “Monklands” Alpha, sold Brahman X Charbray Steers to 450c/kg and gross $2171/head.

Gilliam & McGregor, “Lake Elphinstone” Nebo sold Charbray Steers to 546c/kg and gross $2048/head and 600c/kg and gross $1632/head.

The Pukallus Family, “Wyntoon” Springsure sold Charbray Steers to 550c/kg and gross $1795/head.

Ross Kajewski & Family, “Wyanda” Springsure sold Charbray Steers to 648c/kg and gross $1439/head.

Dan & Abby Maguire, “Tafino” Emerald sold Brangus Steers to 628c/kg and gross $1633/head.

The Rolfe Family, “Birrong” Springsure sold Simmental X Steers to 656c/kg and gross $1380/head.

Rob Donaldson & Family, “Roblea” Bogantungan sold speyed Droughtmaster & Charolais X Heifers to 432c/kg and gross $1653/head.

The Harrold Family, “Hillside” Springsure sold Angus X Heifers to 434c/kg and gross $1587/head.

Glen & Loyola McKinlay & Family, “Callandoon Angus” Springsure sold Angus PTIC 2nd and 3rd calf young cows to $2500/head.