Gracemere sale 13 Feb 2015: store cows up 20c

Beef Central, 14/02/2015

Last Friday’s sale at CQLX Gracemere saw another large yarding of 4440 head penned, comprising of 1680 Steers, 2000 Heifers, 607 Cows, 162 Cow & Calves and 54 Bulls.  It was a mixed yarding which included a large line of prime cows.

A good gallery of buyers were in attendance although prices eased over all categories from previous weeks except for store cows which saw a rise of up to 20c.


Steers Slaughter 241 226 -9
400- 500kg 249 220 -22
300-400kg 258 206 -23
200-300kg 259 205 -29
Under 200kg 237 208 -10
Cows Slaughter 208 179 -23
400-500kg 198 165 -28
300-400kg 195 157 -12
Under 300kg 137 122 +19
Heifers Heavy 225 204 -13
300-400kg 220 184 -27
200-300kg 222 190 -18
Under 200kg 221 189 -14
Cows & Calves $1380 NQ NQ
Bulls Heavy 185 161 -25
Light bulls/mickeys 200 173 -23




















Brian Kelly, Baralaba-
Sold 62 Braford Santa x bullocks to average 607kg at 239c/kg returning $1452p/hd
Byrne Family, Baralaba- Sold feeder steers to top at 243c/kg weighing433kg to return $1053p/hd
Rockview Cattle Co, Bluff- Sold a pen of No5 Charbray Steers for 259c/kg weighing 298kg to return $773p/hd
Barlow Cattle Co, Dingo– Sold 42 No4 Brangus Steers to average 274kg at 256c/kg returning $705p/hd
Peter Turich Family, Benaraby– Sold Droughtmaster X Steers to top at 229c/kg weighing 413kg to return $947.36p/hd
Peter MacKenzie “Redbank”, Dingo– Sold No3 Charbray feeder heifers for 223.2c/kg weighing 432kg to return $964p/hd
Weona Grazing Co, Baralaba– Sold Charbray feeder heifers to top at 220c/kg weighing 416kg to return $916
Billy Gabel & Family, Wowan- Sold a pen of Grey Brahman No3 heifers for 219c/kg weighing 394kg to return $863p/hd
Daryl & Ray Lehfeldt, “Omaru” Kalapa– Sold 36 No4 Droughtmaster X heifers to average 219.8c/kg weighing 296kg to return $651p/hd
Kev Doolan & Family, Yeppoon- Sold Brahman x cows and calves to top at $1210p/unit

Source: Fanning Rural Agencies Pty Ltd



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