Gracemere Weaner & Feeders Sale – Monday 1st June 2020
Rockhampton agents yarded a total of 5,337 head comprised of 3097 steers and 2240 heifers at today’s CQLX special weaner and feeder sale. The market was particularly strong for all lines on offer. Feeder steers reached a top of 434c/kg, while their younger brothers topped at 456c/kg. The heifers reached a high of 394c/kg. Cattle were drawn from Bowen and Nebo in the North, South to Thangool, and local areas. All the usual buyers were in attendance with extras turning up from the south.
R & P Wright, Mt Ossa, sold a line of EU Brangus weaner steers to Avg. 446c/kg, weighing 245kg, to return $1,090/hd.
J & Y Galea, Sarina, sold a line of Simbrah weaner steers to Avg. 443c/kg, weighing 282kg, to return $1,250/hd.
Kenrob Nominees, Calliope, sold a pen of Brangus weaner steers for 442c/kg, weighing 248kg, to return $1,097/hd.
S & S Gedda, Marlborough, sold a run of 353 Brahman feeder steers to top 372c/kg, weighing 364kg, to return $1,356/hd.
T Franks, Pink Lilly, sold Brangus steers to 446c/kg, weighing 195kg, to return $871/hd.
The Vella Family, Marlborough, sold a run of 180 Brahman & Brangus steers to average 387c/kg, 335kg, to return $1,298/hd.
Wales Grazing, Biloela, sold a pen of Droughtmaster x steers for 432c/kg, weighing 287kg, to return $1,204/hd.
M & R Hunt, Garnant, sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 440c/kg, weighing 254kg, to return $1,119/hd.
RF & HG Matthews, Kalapa, sold Droughtmaster x weaner steers to top at 436c/kg, weighing 271kg, to return $1,182/hd.
NJ & MA Holland, Goovigen sold Brangus weaner steers to 444c/kg, weighing 282kg, to return $1,253/hd.
J & R Olive, Marlborough, sold No.8 Charbray heifers for 352c/kg, weighing 388kg, to return $1,368/hd.
Eastfield Pty Ltd, Baralaba, sold a run of 40 No.0 Ultra Black heifers to top at 408c/kg.
R & P Wright, Mt Ossa, Sold Brangus weaner heifers for 384c/kg, weighing 220kg, to return $843/hd.
NJ & MA Holland, Goovigen sold Brangus weaner heifers to top at 384c/kg, weighing 246kg, to return $946/hd.
Woorabinda Pastoral Co, Duaringa, sold Droughtmaster heifers for 384c/kg, weighing 206kg, to return $790/hd.