GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 15TH MAY 2024

  • Yarding Numbers: 1,960
  • Location: Gracemere
  • Date: May 15, 2024

The combined agents at Gracemere yarded 1960 head this week, consisting of 981 steers, 676 heifers, 208 cows, 25 bulls, 28 cows & calves, and 42 mickeys. Prices softened this week which presented a great opportunity for buyers. The majority of cattle were consigned from the local area with a mixed yarding seen overall. Steers softened by 19 cents on average this week with the best of the weaner steers making up to 374c/kg. Heifers sold well this week to some strong buyer competition. Light weaner heifers strengthened by 16 cents, with some very good quality cattle yarded within this weight category. The cow market will read softer by 13 cents but taking into account the cows presented for sale the market held firm. Cows & calves held firm on last week’s market. Bulls sold well and held firm with lighter bulls strengthening by 12 cents.

Description Minimum Maximum Average
Steers 600+ NQ NQ NQ
500-600kg 182 c/kg 282 c/kg 244 c/kg
400-500kg 188 c/kg 328 c/kg 279 c/kg
330-400kg 150 c/kg 326 c/kg 289 c/kg
280-330kg 180 c/kg 374 c/kg 258 c/kg
200-280kg 172 c/kg 374 c/kg 289 c/kg
Under 200kg 200 c/kg 356 c/kg 294 c/kg
Cows 600+ 221 c/kg 250 c/kg 223 c/kg
500-600kg 180 c/kg 252 c/kg 221 c/kg
400-500kg 75 c/kg 235 c/kg 200 c/kg
330-400kg 96 c/kg 193 c/kg 167 c/kg
Under 330kg NQ NQ NQ
Heifers 600+ 98 c/kg 140 c/kg 127 c/kg
500-600kg 268 c/kg 268 c/kg 268 c/kg
400-500kg 210 c/kg 268 c/kg 239 c/kg
330-400kg 170 c/kg 250 c/kg 235 c/kg
280-330kg 180 c/kg 258 c/kg 236 c/kg
200-280kg 150 c/kg 270 c/kg 237 c/kg
Under 200kg 180 c/kg 254 c/kg 219 c/kg
      PTIC Heifers NQ NQ NQ
      Cows & Calves $380/hd $1500/hd $1338/hd
Bulls Over 600kg 180 c/kg 248 c/kg 217 c/kg
500-600kg 208 c/kg 248 c/kg 226 c/kg
400-500kg NQ NQ NQ

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

A & W Gould, Belmont Sold No.3 Brangus Steers for 328c/kg weighing 448kg to return $1,471/hd

TM & RL Dwyer, Goovigen sold Red Brangus Steers for 318c weighing 456kg to return $1451/hd

K & S McBride, Gogango sold Droughtmaster Steers for 282c/kg weighing 500kg to return $1411/hd

GK & LR Thompson, Ridgelands Sold Charbray Steers for 324c/kg weighing 336kg to return $1,090/hd

JA & DK Yeldham, Dululu sold Charbray X Steers for 374.2c/kg weighing 279kg to return $1,044/hd

B & K Woodard, Baralaba sold Brangus Steers for 320c weighing 287kg to return $920/hd

BE & KL Edminstone, Dingo sold Droughtmaster Steers for 316c weighing 276kg to return $873/hd

T & J Besch, Bajool sold droughtmaster X Steers for 328c weighing 262kg to return $862/hd

John Roche, MIddlemount Sold No.4 Brahman Weaner Steers 280c/kg weighing 295kg to return $826/hd

Goomally Pty Ltd, Duaringa sold Charbray X Steers for 310c/kg weighing 264kg to return $820/hd

Lock Ridge Produce, Bouldercombe Sold Brangus Weaner Steers for 356c/kg weighing 198kg to return $707/hd

B & K Woodard, Baralaba sold Brangus Heifers for 268c weighing 509kg to return $1364/hd

C Long, Theodore sold Charbray X Heifers for 258c/kg weighing 313kg to retuurn $807/hd

D & K Bull, Alton Downs sold Brahman X Heifers for 240c/kg weighing 333kg to return $800/hd

Griffin Family Trust, Sarina sold Charolais X Heifers for 270c weighing 253kgs to return $684/hd

B & K Barber, South Yaamba sold Brangus Heifers for 242c weighing 272kg to return $658/hd

Chelbrook Cattle Co, Dululu sold senepol X Cows for 222c weighing 661kgs to return $1470/hd

G&L Ohl, Gogango sold Red Brahman Cows & Calves for $1500/unit