GRACEMERE WEANER SALE MARKET REPORT – MONDAY 3RD JUNE 2024

  • Yarding Numbers: 6,532
  • Location: Gracemere
  • Date: June 3, 2024

The first weaner & feeder sale for 2024 saw combined agents yard a total of 6532 head, consisting of 4399 steers & 2130 heifers. Trends from previous years held true with cattle offered being sold into a stronger market than previous weekly sales. Starting with the feeder steers, the best of them reached a top of 320c/kg to average 290c/kg. Weaner steers saw a top price of 400c/kg with an average of 311c/kg. The 200-280kg weight range saw 2470 weaner steers offered to average 328c/kg and reached a top price of 380c/kg. Feeder heifers averaged 257c/kg, & topped out at 292c/kg for some very good quality grey Brahmans. Weaner heifers reached a top price of 278c/kg, with an average of 226c/kg. Overall, the sale saw some very good quality lines of cattle from local producers & an average price increase of 34 cents in the steers & 25 cents in the heifers from the previous weekly sale. Buyers had an opportunity to pick from some great cattle on offer with the chance to take away larger numbers than regular weekly sales.

Description Min c/kg Avg c/kg Max c/kg
Steers 500-600kg 175 c/kg 175 c/kg 175 c/kg
400-500kg 240 c/kg 320 c/kg 290 c/kg
330-400kg 170 c/kg 354 c/kg 288 c/kg
280-330kg 100 c/kg 400 c/kg 316 c/kg
200-280kg 146 c/kg 380 c/kg 328 c/kg
Under 200kg 162 c/kg 378 c/kg 313 c/kg
Heifers 400-500kg 216 c/kg 292 c/kg 257 c/kg
330-400kg 105 c/kg 270 c/kg 241 c/kg
280-330kg 180 c/kg 268 c/kg 208 c/kg
200-280kg 120 c/kg 278 c/kg 230 c/kg

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

J Garner, Alton Downs sold Braford Steers for 316c weighing 433kg to return $1371/hd

M Kelly, Nagoorin sold Droughtmaster Cross Steers for 308c/kg weighing 416kg to return $1283/hd

Burwood Cattle Co, Milman sold Brangus Steers for 310c/kg weighing 390kg to return $1211/hd

R&D Schluter, Goovigen sold Santa Gertrudis Steers for 354c weighing 334kg to return $1184/hd

Wales Grazing, Biloela, sold Brangus Steers for 380 c/kg weighing 290 kg to return $1102 /hd

NJ and MA Holland, Goovigan sold Brangus Steers for 360c weighing 296kg to return $1067/hd

R & L Cullen, Calliope sold Brahman Steers for 328c/kg weighing 325kg to return $1066/hd

EM Bella, Nebo Sold Brangus Weaner Steers for 366c/kg weighing 290kg to return $1,064/hd

Triple B Brangus, Dingo, sold Brangus Steers for 378 c/kg weighing 277 kg to return $1049/hd

BM&MJ Woodard, Duaringa sold EU Brangus Steers for 372c weighing 281kg to return $1048/hd

PL Bradford & J Hicks, Koumala Sold Brangus Weaner Steers for 366c/kg weighing 276kg to return $1,012/hd

Aberleigh Cattle, Alpha sold Brangus Steers for 348c weighing 290kg to return $1009/hd

Goomally PTY LTD, Durainga sold Droughtmaster Cross Steers for 320c/kg weighing 313kg to return $1004/hd

T Franks, Alton Downs sold Charbray Cross Steers for 372c/kg weighing 263kg to return $979/hd

P Czislowski, Cobraball sold Brangus Steers for 364c/kg weighing 259kg to return $944/hd

SE & JG Farr, Garnant Sold Brahman Steers for 324c/kg weighing 287kg to return $932/hd

GV Hobson, Banana sold Simmetal Cross Steers for 358c weighing 254 to return $910/hd

KC & JA Parry, Sarina Range Sold Ultrablack Steers for 370c/kg weighing 231kg to return $855/hd

Lestree Downs, Clermont sold a run of 257 Grey Brahman Heifers to top at 292c weighing 425kg to return $1243/hd

L&T Mace, Stanage sold Angus Heifers for 242c weighing 381kg to return $924/hd

Coleman & Watters sold Droughtmaster Heifers for 260c weighing 303kg to return $788/hd

GV Hobson, Banana sold Brahman Cross Heifers for 276c weighing 271 to return $727/hd

MJ & NA Melville, Biloela Sold Charbray Cross Heifers for 258c/kg weighing 274kg to return $708/hd

NJ and MA Holland, Goovigan sold Brangus Heifers for 266c weighing 246kg to return $655/hd