Location: Charters Towers Combined Agents
Report Date: Friday, 03 July 2020
CHARTERS TOWERS COMBINED AGENTS STORE SALE
Friday – 3 rd July 2020
Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 4211 Cattle.
The Store Cattle consisted of 2682 Steers, 1363 Heifers and 11 cows & calves.
Despite the big numbers, the competition was solid from feed lotters, fatteners and backgrounders. Steers were up 10 to 15 cents due to a bigger percentage of crossbred cattle and Heifers eased by 15 – 20 cents on last week’s rates.
Store cattle represented a broad cross-section of northern cattle with lots coming from Mt Isa, Julia Creek, Richmond, Hughenden, Normanton, Georgetown, Atherton Tableland, local and coastal area.
A pen of 24 Steers A/c Boogan Pty Ltd, Malanda made 340 c/kg, weighing 466kg, returning $1586 per head.
• A good line of 353 Santa Angus cross Weaner steers A/c Hammer Grazing, “Glendillon”, Charters Towers averaged 413 c/kg, weighing 190kg, returning an average of $788 per head.
• A good pen of 24 Quality No.9 Grey Brahman Heifers on A/c SJ and SA Jones, “Boundary Creek”, Bowen made 318 c/kg, weighing 340kg returning an average of $1080 per head.
• 11x11 Cow & Calves sold on A/c Dylingo Pastoral Co, Pentland returned $1200 per unit.
Market Watch Troy Trevor, Nick Malone & Shaun Flanagan.