GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 22ND MAY 2024

  • Yarding Numbers: 3,273
  • Location: Gracemere
  • Date: May 22, 2024

This week the combined agents at Gracemere yarded a total of 3273 head consisting of 1858 steers, 946 heifers, 343 cows, 57 cows & calves, 17 bulls, & 51 mickeys. This week the steer market strengthened on average by 20 cents. Weaner steers, 200-280kgs averaged 292c/kg reaching up to 378c/kg. Feeder steers 400-500kgs averaged 304c/kg to top at 330c/kg. The heifer market also strengthened again this week by 11 cents on average. Weaner heifers averaged 233c/kg to top at 266c/kg. Feeder heifers averaged 250c/kg to reach 267c/kg. The cow market held firm this week with some good quality fat cows offered in the heavier weight categories. Cows & calves also held firm from the previous week, with some very good quality cattle offered, the best of which topped out at $2025 per unit. The bull market held firm on last week, to average 214c/kg overall.

Description Minimum Maximum Average
Steers 600+ 250 c/kg 261 c/kg 254 c/kg
500-600kg 248 c/kg 270 c/kg 260 c/kg
400-500kg 244 c/kg 330 c/kg 304 c/kg
330-400kg 220 c/kg 330 c/kg 283 c/kg
280-330kg 100 c/kg 350 c/kg 291 c/kg
200-280kg 80 c/kg 378 c/kg 292 c/kg
Under 200kg 170 c/kg 362 c/kg 255 c/kg
Cows 600+ 229 c/kg 232 c/kg 230 c/kg
500-600kg 180 c/kg 239 c/kg 224 c/kg
400-500kg 147 c/kg 260 c/kg 207 c/kg
330-400kg 120 c/kg 234 c/kg 193 c/kg
Under 330kg 170 c/kg 186 c/kg 175 c/kg
Heifers 500-600kg 228 c/kg 229 c/kg 228 c/kg
400-500kg 234 c/kg 267 c/kg 250 c/kg
330-400kg 190 c/kg 264 c/kg 243 c/kg
280-330kg 120 c/kg 246 c/kg 230 c/kg
200-280kg 60 c/kg 266 c/kg 233 c/kg
Under 200kg 130 c/kg 236 c/kg 207 c/kg
      PTIC Heifers NQ NQ NQ
      Cows & Calves $360/hd $2025/hd $1300/hd
Bulls Over 600kg 186 c/kg 231 c/kg 217 c/kg
500-600kg 188 c/kg 222 c/kg 206 c/kg
400-500kg 180 c/kg 180 c/kg 180 c/kg

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

GRC Pastoral, South Yaamba sold Brangus Steers for 330c weighing 427kg to return $1410/head

JF & CA Ellrott, Mornish sold a run of Braford Steers to average 307c weighing 444kg to return $1368/hd topping at $1527/head

SJ & MJ Walsh Bajool Sold Charbray Cross Steers for 290c/kg weighing 456kg to return $1,324/head

Sommmerton Grazing Co, Goovigen sold Charbray Cross Steers for 338 cents weighing 315kg to return $1068 per head

Lynch Family Cattle Co, St Lawrence Sold Brahman Steers for 298c/kg weighing 355kg to return $1,058/head

Lisa McKinlay, Gogango sold Charbray Steers for 378c weighing 261kg to return $989/head

LM Brangus, Finch Hatton Sold Brangus Steers for 344c/kg weighing 248kg to return $854/head

JP Coughlan sold Brahman Steers for 278c weighing 305kg to return $848/head

W & K Hale, Sarina sold Brangus Steers for 368 cents weighing 222kgs to return $820 per head

Kenwill Holdings, Stanage sold Brangus Heifers for 256c weighing 423kg to return $1084/head

Eulogie Cattle Company, Dululu sold Brangus Heifers for 262 cents weighing 253kg to return $663 per head

Hinchliffe & Sons, Jardine Sold Brangus Heifers for 254c/kg weighing 255kg to return $571/head

Eulogie Cattle Company, Dululu sold Brahman Cows for 229 cents weighing 663kg to return $1521 per head

GK & LR Thompson, Ridgelands Sold Charbray Cows for 231c/kg weighing 624kg to return $1,443/head

D Waterson, Calliope sold Brahman Cows for 239c weighing 537kg to return $1285/head

Siam Pastoral, Nankin sold Brahman Cross Cows for 226 cents weighing 553kgs to return $1252 per head

Wales Grazing, Biloela, sold Droughtmaster Cross Cows with Brangus cross calves at foot for $2025/unit

S Weeks, Bajool sold Brangus Bulls for 230 cents weighing 730kgs to return $1680 per head