All descriptions were keenly sought after
CHARTERS TOWERS COMBINED AGENTS STORE SALE
Friday – 16th October, 2020
Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 3,496 head.
Store Cattle consisted of 1,518 Steers, 432 Mickeys, 1,526 Heifers and 20 Cows & Calves.
A large yarding of mixed store cattle drew spirited competition from feedlotters, fatteners and Western bacgrounders.
Store cattle represented a broad cross-section of northern cattle with lots coming from Mt Isa, Collinsville, Richmond, Hughenden, Georgetown, Mt Garnet, Mt Surprise, Forsayth, Tully, Malanda as well as local and coastal areas.
Store cattle comprised of a number of large single vendor consignments as well as some smaller lots.
Records tumbled in a market that was very strong throughout. The trend saw steers average 20¢ dearer and Heifers averaged 10¢ dearer than last week’s rates.
A pen of 32 Steers a/c RJ, JJ & SR Hyden, made 388¢/kg to average 389kg, returning an average of $1,510 per head.
A pen of 42 Steers a/c Condon Grazing, made 530¢/kg to average 205kg, returning an average of $1,087 per head.
A good pen of 16 Heifers on a/c Lowis Investment, made 370¢/kg, weighing 358kg returning an average of $1,325 per head.
A good pen of 29 Heifers on a/c Condon Grazing, made 436¢/kg, weighing 196kg returning an average of $855 per head.
9 Cows & Calves sold a/c M Gibb returned $1,240 per unit.
16.10.20 Charters Towers Store Sale - video Report With Nick