The last sale for 2017 saw a yarding of 2845 head at Gracemere on December 8 comprising 1220 steers, 1020 heifers, 470 cows, 70 cows and calves and 65 bulls. It was a good quality yarding with regular buyers in attendance which kept competition keen and the market firm for most lines.
M Moore and G Lang sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 380.2c weighing 228kg to return $870 and the Heifer Portion sold to 326c, they weighed 203kg to return $664.
Terry Franks Alton Downs sold quality Brangus steersfor 390c weighing 230kg to return $897. Greg Graving Monto sold Red Brangus Strs for 278c weighing 470kg to return $1309.
Cedarvale Past Co Ubobo sold Charbray cross No 6 heifers for 256c weighing 403kg to return $1033. Spelta Grazing Gogango sold No7 Santa cross heifers for 326c weighing 290kg to return $943.
Joe and Rachael Olive Nullegai Marlborough sold quality Brahman steers to 400c they weighed 202kg to return $785.
SA and MC Desbois Mt Ossa Mackay sold No6 Brahman cross steers to 318c weighing 363kg to return $1106. N Radden sold Droughtmaster cows to top at 217c weighing 566kg to return $1229.
Cedar Creek Grazing Gogango sold Droughtmaster bullocks to a top of 266c weighing 612 kg to return $1629. Mark and Katrina Brown Dululu sold Brangus prime cows to 222c weighing 498kg to return $1107.
Will Baker and Family Goovigen sold Droughtmaster weaner heifers to 332c weighing 231kg to return $767.
The next Gracemere sale will be held on January 12, 2018 starting at 8.30am.