GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 10TH JULY 2024

  • Yarding Numbers: 2,001
  • Location: Gracemere
  • Date: July 10, 2024

This week Gracemere combined agents yarded a total of 2,001 head consisting of 889 Steers, 695 Heifers, 346 Cows, 21 Cows & Calves, 20 Bulls, and 30 Mickeys. This week the market was stronger by 20-30 cents overall with some significant improvement in Steer & Heifer markets. The Cow market will read 8 cents softer this week but with the number and quality of cattle presented the market held firm. Cows averaged 226c/kg with the best of them making 258c/kg. Weaner Steers averaged 300c/kg & reached a top price of 368c/kg. Feeder Steers averaged 294c/kg with a top price of 324c/kg. Weaner Heifers sold for an average of 230c/kg with a top price of 266c/kg. Feeder Heifers sold for an average of 248c/kg & peaked at 269c/kg. There was much stronger competition for heavier Heifers, evident by the price increase. Bulls were sold into a stronger market this week, averaging 228c/kg, almost 10 cents stronger than previous weeks.

Description Minimum Maximum Average
Steers 600+ NQ NQ NQ
500-600kg 250 c/kg 302 c/kg 283 c/kg
400-500kg 234 c/kg 324 c/kg 301 c/kg
330-400kg 180 c/kg 330 c/kg 298 c/kg
280-330kg 228 c/kg 324 c/kg 300 c/kg
200-280kg 210 c/kg 368 c/kg 309 c/kg
Under 200kg 208 c/kg 346 c/kg 292 c/kg
Cows 600+ 238 c/kg 245 c/kg 242 c/kg
500-600kg 233 c/kg 247 c/kg 240 c/kg
400-500kg 164 c/kg 258 c/kg 226 c/kg
330-400kg 160 c/kg 229 c/kg 201 c/kg
Under 330kg 160 c/kg 160 c/kg 160 c/kg
Heifers 500-600kg 238 c/kg 258 c/kg 243 c/kg
400-500kg 232 c/kg 269 c/kg 243 c/kg
330-400kg 217 c/kg 260 c/kg 245 c/kg
280-330kg 146 c/kg 254 c/kg 237 c/kg
200-280kg 80 c/kg 266 c/kg 236 c/kg
Under 200kg 148 c/kg 264 c/kg 217 c/kg
      PTIC Heifers NQ NQ NQ
      Cows & Calves $520/hd $1425/hd $1222/hd
Bulls Over 600kg 150 c/kg 248 c/kg 227 c/kg
500-600kg 244 c/kg 244 c/kg 244 c/kg
400-500kg NQ NQ NQ

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

Legwod Pastoral Co, Theodore, sold Braford Steers for 310 c/kg weighing 467 kg to return $1450/head

B & L Winn, Ridgelands, sold Charbray Steers for 358 c/kg weighing 274 kg to return $980 /head

S Hoare, Dingo, sold Brangus Steers for 340 c/kg, weighing 259 kg to return $861 /head

RC & CC Ferris, Ogmore sold a pen of Brahmans Steers for 320c/kg weighing 276kg to return $885/head

JA & DK Yeldham, Dululu sold Charbray X steers for 330c/kg weighing 250kg to return $825/head

MJ & MJ Teys, Yeppoon sold Droughtmaster X Steers for 338c/kg weighing 238kg to return $805/head

H Howkins, Kalapa sold Brangus X Steers for 314c/kg weighing 239kg to return $751/head

K & A Baker, Kalapa sold Brangus X Steers for 322c/kg weighing 186kg to return $599/head

A & M Jamieson, Mt Larcom, sold Droughtmaster Heifers for 258 c/kg weighing 572 kg to return $1478 /head

MJ & MJ Teys, Yeppoon sold Droughtmaster X heifers for 240c/kg weighing 476kg to return $1145/head

JA & DK Yeldham, Dululu sold Charbray X Heifers for 260c/kg weighing 390kg to return $1015/head

B Lower, Biolela, sold Brahman X Heifers for 248c/kg weighing 376kg to return $934/head

Mullco Pastoral, Bungundarra, sold Droughtmaster Heifers for 266c/kg weighing 225kg to return $598/head

BJ Nolan, Ambrose sold Brahman Cows for 240c/kg weighing 634c/kg to return $1522/head

Broadwater, Baralaba sold a run of Brangus store Cows for 201c/kg weighing 410kg to return $828/head