Sale Report With a week off, agents yarded a much increased 3450 at Emerald today. Generally, a good quality offering was presented and with the rest of the state has been the trend this week, every category was well dearer than the previous sale.
In the prime section bullocks over 550kgs sold to 436c/kg to average 407c/kg, heavy steers 500-550kgs coming under slaughter & feeder competition reached 462c/kg to average 441c/kg, heavy heifers over 400kgs made to 490c/kg to average 414c/kg, heavy cows over 520kgs topped at 384c/kg to average 369c/kg, cows 450-520kgs made as much as 378c/kg to average 363c/kg, while bulls over 600kgs sold to 360c/kg. In the store section, heavy feeder steers 400-500kgs sold to 526c/kg to average 450c/kg, 350-400kg steers topped at 606c/kg to average 466c/kg, 280-350kg steers made as much as 738c/kg to average 568c/kg, weaner steers 200-280kgs sold to 752c/kg to average 658c/kg, while light steers under 200kgs sold to 710c/kg. Trade feeder heifers 350-400kgs sold to 600c/kg to average 447c/kg, 280-350kg heifers topped at 620c/kg to average 518c/kg, weaner heifers 200-280kgs made as much as 620c/kg to average 522c/kg, while light heifers under 200kgs were too few to quote. A pen of good Brahman cows & calves $3275/unit.
Sale Highlights: The Daniels Family ‘Stonybrook’ Springsure sold Santa Bullocks to 414c/kg to weigh 613kg to return $2540, The Daniels Family ‘Lorraine’ Gindie sold a line Santa Cross Steers making to 448c/kg to weigh 527kg to return $2361. The Esmond Family ‘Lucknow’ Emerald sold Droughtmaster Cows to 385c/kg to weigh 520kg or $2002, Paul & Judy Wroe ‘Natal’ Middlemount consigned Braford cows to 369c/kg to weigh 624kg or $2303. Jono & Carmel Tibbles ‘Westlyn’ Springsure sold Brahman Cross Cows making to 381c/kg to weigh 628kg to return $2394, Geoff & Phillipa Hurrey ‘Crillee’ Clermont sold Limousin Cross Steers to 550c/kg to weigh 388kg to return $2137.
|Category||Weight||No. of Head||Price Low||Price High||Ave||Change|
|Bullocks - Heavy||Over 550kg||98||320||436||407||+10|
|Bullocks - Medium||500kg-550kg||113||336||462||441||+12|
|Steers – Heavy Feeder||400kg -500kg||327||280||526||451||N/C|
|Steers – Trade Feeder||350kg-400kg||382||300||606||466||-10|
|Steers – Light Trade||280kg – 350kg||408||300||738||568||+32|
|Steers - Weaner||200kg-280kg||392||400||752||658||+20|
|Steers – Light||Under 200kg||74||436||710||682||+17|
|Heifers - Heavy||Over 400kg||134||318||490||414||+20|
|Heifers - Feeder||350kg-400kg||113||348||600||447||+22|
|Heifers - Medium||280kg –350kg||330||300||620||518||+22|
|Heifers - Weaner||200kg – 280kg||120||218||620||522||+32|
|Heifers – Light||Under 200kg||N/Q|
|Cows - Heavy||Over 520kg||328||200||384||369||+10|
|Cows - Medium||450kg-520kg||193||296||378||363||+9|
|Cows & Calves||60||$3275|