Emerald Prime & Store Sale Report Thursday 28th July 2022

Sale Report Numbers were heavily reduced to see 540 penned at Emerald today, due to the up-coming Weaner & Feeder Sale on Tuesday next week. Quality was fairly mixed, with Emerald followed the rest of the states price trend with most descriptions losing ground from the previous week’s sale.

In the prime section bullocks over 550kgs sold to 366c/kg to average 330c/kg, heavy steers 500-550kgs reached 366c/kg to average 350c/kg, heavy heifers over 400kgs coming under feeder & prime competition reached 382c/kg to average 334c/kg, heavy cows over 520kgs topped at 292c/kg to average 278c/kg, cows 450-520kgs made as much as 280c/kg to average 266c/kg, while bulls over 600kgs sold to 298c/kg. In the store section, heavy feeder steers 400-500kgs reached 360c/kg to average 342c/kg, trade feeder steers 350-400kgs sold to 372c/kg to average 346c/kg, with all other descriptions of steers were too few to quote. Trade feeder heifers 350-400kgs sold to 360c/kg to average 342c/kg, 280-350kg heifers topped at 376c/kg to average 358c/kg, weaner heifers 200-280kgs made as much as 370c/kg to average 354c/kg, with no light heifers on offer this week. 2 pen of Brangus cows, PTIC 4 months plus to Brangus & Brahman Bulls, sold for $1920 each.


Sale Highlights:  Rob & Kylie Cunningham “Myrtle Park” Comet had their 593kg Santa bullocks to 324c/kg and $1923, while the Lucknow Bullocks, from the Esmond Family made to 326c/kg for 655kgs and $2136. Ryan & Rebecca Woodrow “Buddy Doo” Capella had their 596kg Droughtmaster cross cows to 260c/kg and $1551, while the Deboni Family “Boonal Downs” Capella offered Brangus PTIC cows to $1920. David & Leanne Cox “Mt Surprise” Alpha had their 572kg Simmental cross steers to 366c/kg and $2096, while Stuart & Ray Donovan “Old Gordon” Capella had their 410kg Euro cross heifers to 382c/kg and $1567.


Category Weight No. of Head Price Low Price High Ave Change
Bullocks - Heavy Over 550kg 72 280 366 330 N/C
Bullocks - Medium 500kg-550kg 32 318 366 350 +10
Steers – Heavy Feeder 400kg -500kg 53 250 360 342 -10
Steers – Trade Feeder 350kg-400kg 18 250 372 346 -6
Steers – Light Trade 280kg – 350kg N/Q        
Steers - Weaner 200kg-280kg N/Q        
Steers – Light Under 200kg N/Q        
Heifers - Heavy Over 400kg 75 290 382 334 -10
Heifers - Feeder 350kg-400kg 20 250 360 342 -10
Heifers - Medium 280kg –350kg 30 334 376 358 +10
Heifers - Weaner 200kg – 280kg 18 344 370 354 +10
Heifers – Light Under 200kg N/Q        
Cows - Heavy Over 520kg 103 246 292 278 -20
Cows - Medium 450kg-520kg 62 200 280 266 -10
Bulls Over 600kg 10 200 298 237 +17
Cows & Calves   N/Q        


Next Emerald Sale - Thursday 4th August 2022

Emerald Weaner & Feeder Special Sale – TUESDAY 2nd August 2022