Market Reports

Stock Comment


220 cattle yarded in the final fat sale at Grafton of 2018.  The market for export cattle was dearer on last week and top bullock sold to see 270c/kg.  Heavy Vealer steers to 290c/kg and cows sold to 222c/kg. Vealers to processors were unchanged from last week. Restockers were active, but only on quality well bred weaner steers.

From Everyone at Farrell McCrohon we wish you all the best for Christmas and a happy New Year and once again our sincere thanks for your help through the year.



* 13th December last Special Store Cattle  Sale 2018
* First Tuesday Fat Sale of 2019 – 8th January
Your entries are invited and recommended.


Prices from our sale records 11/12/2018



Price/KGWeightAverage Price
Export Bullocks270c/kg 625kg$1580/hd
Export Cows222c/kg 640kg$1416/hd
Export Heifers230c/kg 465kg$1070/hd
Export Bulls220c/kg 655kg$1441/hd
Yearlings285c/kg 465kg$1317/hd
Heavy Vealers216c/kg 250kg$536/hd
Light Vealers210c/kg 180kg$375/hd
Bobby Calves0c/kg 0kg$0/hd

Sale Features


J D & J S Dutton Bullocks sold to 270c/kg weighed 625kg to return $1688/hd

WJ, CM & IM Bailey Bullocks sold to 250c/kg weighed 593kg to return $1482/hd

Ramornie Station Bullocks sold to 250c/kg weighed 575kg to return $1438/hd

R C Child Vealer Steers sold to 285c/kg weighed 465kg to return $1317/hd

AOG Pty Ltd Vealer Steers sold to 286c/kg weighed 473kg to return $1343/hd

N & K Jagoe Heifers sold to 230c/kg weighed 465kg to return $1070/hd

B A & M J Moran Cows sold to 210c/kg weighed 578kg to return $1213/hd

R J Ottaway Cows sold to 222c/kg weighed 640kg to return $1416/hd

K R & S S Woodward Cows sold to 216c/kg weighed 533kg to return $1446/hd

JoJo Newby & Jim Watters Angus weaner steers sold to 274c/kg weighed 280kg to return $762/hd


Vendor of the Week

Margaret Beckett of Central Bucca was selected as the ‘vendor of the week’ at this week’s Grafton prime cattle sale.  The vendor’s offering of 7 cross-bred steers topped at 288.2c/kg paid for a 490kg Brangus steer which grossed $1,412.18.  The pen of 4 ‘grower steers’ pictured which are destined for a feedlot near Dalby,  sold for 286.2c/kg at an average weight of 392.5c/kg and grossed $1,123.34/head.


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