CQLX Gracemere agents yarded 2410 head on January 19 comprising 767 steers, 1276 heifers, 315 cows, 16 cows and calves and 36 bulls.
Cattle came from most local areas and the quality overall was very good. Competition on the prime cattle was weak and this carried on to all but the better drafts in store cattle. The better lines of weaner steers showed an improvement on last sale however most others were a little easier
Cedar Creek Grazing, Gogango, sold Droughtmaster bullocks for 259c/kg weighing 671kg returning $1739/head.
The Graving family, Biloela, sold heavy feeder steers for 280c/kg weighing 429kg returning $1198/head.
Gordon Hoare, Westwood, sold Droughtmaster steers for 304c/kg weighing 368kg to return $1120/head.
Flamank family, Kabra, sold crossbred feeder steers for 281c/kg weighing 392kg returning $1103/head
SG and J Davies, Ubobo, sold Charbray weaner steers for 368c/kg weighing 256kg returning $943/head.
EM and RF Bella, Nebo, sold Brangus steers No.7 to average 347c/kg weighing 271kg to return $940/head.
JF and CA Ellrott, Morinish, sold Braford No 7 EU steers for 336c/kg weighing 235kg to return $792/head.
R and P Richards, Ridgelands, sold Droughtmaster heifers for 263c/kg weighing 404kg returning $1055/head.
Goondicum Pastoral Co, Monto, sold Brangus heifers EU for 276c/kg weighing 368kg returning $1007/head.
Cattle JV P/L, Rolleston, sold 290 EU No.7 heifers to top at 275c/kg weighing 260kg returning $716/head.