EMERALD WEANER & FEEDER SALE MARKET REPORT – TUESDAY 4TH JUNE 2024

  • Yarding Numbers: 7,000
  • Location: Emerald
  • Date: June 4, 2024

The first Special Feeder and Weaner Sale has been held with a large yarding of just under 7000 head, which was an exceptional yarding of cattle from local and near local areas.

A good panel of buyers were present with a large portion of cattle heading into the clean country. Heavy Steers made to 330c/kg, while steers 350-400kg topped at 332 cents, steers 280-350kg reached 405c/kg and averaged 320 cents. Weaner steers making to 405c/kg and averaged 336 cents. Heavy heifers over 400kg reached 264c/kg, with heifers 350-400kg topping at 278 cents, Heifers 280-350kg topped at 278c/kg and averaged 218 cents, while weaner heifers made to 286c/kg and averaged 234 cents.

CATEGORY WEIGHT RANGE HEAD MIN

C/KG

AVG C/KG MAX C/KG
STEERS 400kg – 500kg 516 270 310 330
350kg – 400kg 545 238 303 332
280kg – 350kg 1564 200 320 405
200kg – 280kg 1760 200 336 405
Under 200kg 132 200 308 384
HEIFERS Over 400kg 12 234 261 264
350kg – 400kg 195 200 238 278
280kg – 350kg 845 200 218 278
200kg – 280kg 1179 100 234 286
Under 200kg 72 180 229 274

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

The Siller Family ‘Monkana’ Capella sold Simmental Cross Steers making to 298c/kg and weighed 423kg to return $1262, Mitch & McKenzie Heumiller Gindie sold Charolais Cross Steers making 318c/kg to weigh 422kg and returned $1343.

The Donovan Family ‘Coolibah’ Capella sold Euro Cross Steers making to 310c/kg and weighed 428kg or $1329, The Bettridge Family ‘Mt Wilga’ Alpha sold a line of Droughtmaster Steers reaching 308c/kg and averaged 386kg or $1190.

Andrew & Marleene Slack ‘Mayview’ Emerald sold a draft of Droughtmaster and Santa Cross Steers making to 350c/kg and weighed 273kg to return $956, Mark & Glenda Rowe ‘Buffel Park’ Moranbah sold Brahman Steers weighing 309kg and made 322c/kg to return $996.

The Mylrea Family ‘Coorabelle’ Springsure sold a line of Santa Cross Steers making to 376c/kg to weigh 226kg or $852, The Prince Family ‘Melaleuca’ Capella sold Droughtmaster Heifers to 236c/kg and weighed 390kg to return $923.

Wayne & Ingrid York ‘Ringarooma’ Springsure sold Simmental Cross Weaner Steers making to 370c/kg and weighing 279kg to return $1033, while their heifer portion made to 272c/kg and weighed 260kg or $710.

Kerry &Cath Truloff ‘The Firs’ Willows sold Charolais Cross Steers making to 370c/kg and weighed 330kg to return $1223, while their heifers made to 272c/kg and weighed 309kg or $841.