Longreach Market Report 30th April 2014 A yarding of 3400 head of cattle in good condition meet a market that has been inundated with numbers this week. A very large yarding of Cows with over 1000 Cows yarded. Good heavy Cows sold to solid rates with the plainer Cows, being harder to place. Feeder Steers & Heifers that meet all correct specs are selling very strongly. Quality Feeder Steers hit 178c/kg. The best store Steers rang the bell at 186c/kg weighing well over 300kg. In the Heifer market feeder Heifers sold to 158c/kg, with solid condition on backgrounders to 152c/kg, Longreach will sell again on the 14th of May. Elders Sale Highlights W Britton, Sandila Station, Boulia sold Santa Gertrudis Bulls averaging 690kg to 135c/kg returning $931.50. Hereford X Heifers averaged 328kg to 132.2c/kg returning $433.62. Charolais X and Hereford X Cows averaged 575kg to 126.2c/kg. LP & VJ Cain, Middleton, Middleton sold Santa X Steers averaging 347kg to 173.8c/kg to return $602.79. Brahman X and Santa X Heifers averaged 249.6kg to 126.8c/kg returning $316.54. Brahman Cows averaged 465.8kg to 110.2c/kg returning $513.35. SA Cain, Middleton sold Santa X Steers averaging 200kg to 167.6c/kg returning $333.70. Brahman X and Santa X Heifers averaged 395.5kg to 119.2c/kg to return $471.20 KHAP Pty Ltd, Kimberley Park, Mt Isa sold Charolais X Mickey Bulls averaging 298kg to 132.4c/kg returning $393.77. Brahman Steers averaged 261kg to 148.5c/kg returning $387.69. CG, GCW, PG Little, Cracrin, Hughenden sold Santa Gertrudis and Brahman X Bullocks averaged 575kg to 139.2c/kg returning $800.40. C Oates, Hayfield, Jundah sold Charolais X Steers averaging 177kg to 148.2c/kg returning $262.31. Hayfield Past Co, Hayfield, Jundah sold Brahman X Steers averaging 320.8kg to 139.5c/kg returning $447.70. EM Fraser-Bourne, Ex Brigalow, Barcaldine sold Murray Grey Cows averaging 473.6kg to 122.2c/kg returning $578.70. D Heumiller, Ex Brigalow, Barcaldine sold Brahman X Steers averaging 248.3kg to 143.5c/kg returning $356.25. Humphries Grazing Co, Dotswood sold Braford Heifers averaging 473.3kg to 136.2c/kg returning $644.68. Champion Livestock, Longway, Longreach sold Santa Gertrudis Bulls averaging 802kg to 137.6c/kg returning $1103.46. DESCRIPTION Bullocks 500Kg+ Heavy Feeder Steers 4-500Kg Store Steers 3-400Kg Light Store Steers <300Kg Cows 520Kg+ Cows 400-520kg Heavy Heifers 400Kg+ Feeder Heifers 3-400Kg Light Store Heifers <300Kg Bulls >450Kg Cows & Calves AVG C/KG 159 161 158 159 123 112 127 127 117 137 $410 +/- MAX C/KG 167 178 186 182 132 135 159 158 152 144 $470 LONGREACH ALL BREEDS BULL SALE – FRIDAY 2ND MAY 2014 AT 9AM!!! Don’t forget to contact Elders Longreach branch to introduce any buyers you will be purchasing for on the day of the sale. There will be breakfast and lunch served on the day of the sale from 7am onwards.