GRACEMERE CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 26TH JUNE 2024

  • Yarding Numbers: 2,158
  • Location: Gracemere
  • Date: June 26, 2024

This week Gracemere combined agents yarded a total of 2158 head consisting of 1012 steers, 815 heifers, 239 cows, 20 cows & calves, 16 bulls & 56 mickeys. This week the market was firm, strengthening slightly by 2 cents overall. The steer market was firm in last week’s sales, averaging 279c/kg overall. Weaner steers averaged 271c/kg to top out at 340c/kg. Feeder steers averaged 272c/kg with a top price of 314c/kg. The heifer market softened by 5 cents overall. Weaner heifers averaged 197c/kg & reached 258c/kg. Feeder heifers averaged 249c/kg with a top price of 272c/kg. The cow market was about 10 cents stronger this week, averaging 188c/kg & reaching a top price of 236c/kg. The bull market was almost 30 cents stronger this week due to some good quality young bulls on offer.

Description Minimum Maximum Average
Steers 600+ 215 c/kg 230 c/kg 223 c/kg
500-600kg 197 c/kg 286 c/kg 257 c/kg
400-500kg 202 c/kg 314 c/kg 287 c/kg
330-400kg 164 c/kg 320 c/kg 276 c/kg
280-330kg 200 c/kg 338 c/kg 277 c/kg
200-280kg 80 c/kg 340 c/kg 288 c/kg
Under 200kg 88 c/kg 324 c/kg 249 c/kg
Cows 600+ 195 c/kg 214 c/kg 211 c/kg
500-600kg 146 c/kg 218 c/kg 201 c/kg
400-500kg 110 c/kg 236 c/kg 176 c/kg
330-400kg 82 c/kg 190 c/kg 153 c/kg
Under 330kg 50 c/kg 126 c/kg 107 c/kg
Heifers 500-600kg NQ NQ NQ
400-500kg 230 c/kg 262 c/kg 246 c/kg
330-400kg 172 c/kg 272 c/kg 252 c/kg
280-330kg 92 c/kg 258 c/kg 226 c/kg
200-280kg 106 c/kg 236 c/kg 191 c/kg
Under 200kg 116 c/kg 210 c/kg 175 c/kg
      PTIC Heifers NQ NQ NQ
      Cows & Calves $750/hd $1550/hd $886/hd
Bulls Over 600kg 220 c/kg 236 c/kg 227 c/kg
500-600kg 224 c/kg 234 c/kg 231 c/kg
400-500kg 244 c/kg 244 c/kg 244 c/kg

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY 

RJ Dunning, Mornish sold Brangus steers for 282c weighing 537kg to return $1517/hd

Oakleigh Holdings, Alligator Creek sold Brangus steers for 312c weighing 453kgs to return $1415/hd

RJ Dunning, Mornish sold Droughtmaster steers for 286c weighing 490kg to return $1404/hd

J Farr, Barmoya, sold Brangus steers for 306c weighing 431kg to return $1320

JG & MA McCartney, Marlborough, sold Brahman steers for 320c weighing 339kg to return $1086

CB & LS Sell, Bracewell, sold Brangus steers for 322c weighing 302kg to return $974

Melrose Grazing Company, Morinish sold Brahman steers for 304c/kg weighing 305kg to return $930

EA Mahood, Darling Plains, sold Brahman steers for 296 c/kg weighing 272 kg to return $806/head

R & A Sparrow, Yaamba sold Droughtmaster steers for 312c/kg weighing 233kg to return $728/hd

B Williams, Kabra sold Droughtmaster heifers for 236c weighing 447kg to return $1057/hd

Cremorne Cattle Co, Alpha sold Brangus heifers for 262c weighing 335kgs to return $879/hd

JG & MA McCartney, Marlborough, Sold brahman heifers for 250c weighing 297kg to return $742

Spann Family Partnership, Goovigen sold Droughtmaster cows for 214c/kg, weighing 648kg to return $1389

Cardwell Grazing, Alpha sold Droughtmaster cows for 217c/kg weighing 597c/kg to return $1296

K & A Baker, Kalapa sold Friesian cows for 195c/kg weighing 658kg to return $1284/hd

P & K Corrie, Jardine sold brahman cross cows and calves for $1100