Glenburnie Livestock Report 22/04/20

On a positive note, strong sales on manufacturing steers and cows continued with prices dearer.  Good bullocks and prime yearling cattle have lost momentum as processors find it hard to move the top end cuts.  Bullocks top 312c, grass fed yearling steers 350c, grass fed yearling heifers 340c, beef cows 275c and vealers top of 370c per kg.

BULLS:  Sold at 9am Auctioneer Liam Durcan

A limited number of bulls sold to firm demand selling to 270c per kg.

Quotations:  Belgrave Pastoral 1 Her bull 270c 915kg $2470.50.


HEAVY STEERS & BULLOCKS:    Drafted & Presented by Auctioneer Andrew Whan & Liam Durcan.

275 bullocks yarded, although quality declined.  Buyers were much more active in trying to secure their share pushing steer rates dearer.  Best heavy young steers 0-2 tooth 298-315c per kg.  Manufacturing types 268-280c per kg, to sell 5 to 10c dearer.

Quotations:  KJ & MJ Mountford, Penola, 11 Angus x bullocks 315c $1828.43.  Roxley Park, Lucindale, 33 young Angus x steers 335c $1746.47.  JL & NS Fartch, Tantanoola, 12 Hereford bullocks 302c $1934.06.  TA & ML Wallace, OB Flat, 9 Sim x steers 296c $1738.18.  R & TR Paltridge, Eight Mile Creek, Friesian steers 278c $1531.61.  MR Jennings, Eight Mile Creek, Friesian x steers 291c $1501.08.

YEARLING & VEALERS:    Drafted & Presented by Auctioneer Peter Creek & Andrew Whan.

357 yearlings and vealers yarded.  The bulk of the yarding was plain and unfinished, with feed lotters and restockers the most active – however, good quality grass fed yearlings were purchased by the trade.  Grass fed yearling steers 334-354c, grass fed yearling heifers 315-340c.  Few vealers to 374c per kg.

Quotations:  Donovans Dairying 14 Angus heifers 340c $1441.36.  GK Davidson 10 Shorthorn heifers 312c $1268.80.  RL Hancock Shorthorn steers 332c $1235.04.  DL Winterfield steer vealers 370c $1535.50, heifers 357c $1249.50.

COWS:     Drafted & Presented by Auctioneer Liam Durcan & Scott Miller

147 cows yarded.  Prices remained solid as less cows yarded.  Along with the rest of the sale, more plainer cows came to hand.  Best beef cows 258-275c.  Light weight cows 188-218c.

Quotations:  GK Davidson 10 Shorthorn cows 258c $1938.00.  Belgrave Pastoral 11 Hereford cows 275c $1695.00.  WE & TA Wallace Friesian cows 258c $1935.00

SHEEP AND LAMBS:   Drafted & Presented by Auctioneer Scott Miller and Liam Durcan.

2705 sheep and lambs sold, 1500 more than last week.  A very good quality yarding of lambs, with the buyers responding accordingly,  paying up to $9.00/kg consistently over the yarding.  Restockers had limited opportunities with the strong pressures from trade and wholesale purchasers.  Best export lambs from 26 to 30kg plus, from $232 to $268 and heavy trades 24 to 26kg from $215 to $225.  Supermarket lambs in the 22 to 24kg bracket sold extremely well from $200 to $214.  All trade lambs from 18 to 20kg were from $185 to $200.

Quotations:  Karinya 94 lambs from $235 to $268.  H Caldow 28 lambs $229.  D & N Tumminello 7 lambs $205.  MacIntosh/Quick 31 trade lambs $189.  GW Little 8 Dorper lambs $190.





14x Rising 2y.o. AA x BB Heifers PTIC to calve 7th August – 18th October 2020 (10 weeks) Coolana Blood Bull. $1600.00 + GST

16x Rising 2.5y.o. Hereford Heifers PTIC to calve 21st September – 30th November 2020 (10 weeks) Coolana Blood Bull. $1800.00 + GST

10x Angus Cows mixed age PTIC to Angus Bull to calve July – August 2020. $1800.00 + GST

Contact Peter Creek 0428 838 332


FOR SALE - Lucerne Hay round rolls approx 450 kg per roll 4th cut. Located at Reedy Creek $300 + GST. Contact Mike Newton 0417 812 312


FOR SALE - 200 5x4 rolls pasture hay (rye grass & clover) cut off late country (Lake Mundi).  $77 GST Inc  Contact Scott Miller 0427 799 407


FOR SALE – 8x4x3 rolls pasture hay $220 per tonne GST Inc. Contact Scott Miller 0427 799 407


FOR SALE – Kelpie Pups.  Good working bloodlines on both parents sides.  Vaccinated and microchipped.  Ready to go.  $300 each.  Contact Jake Wilson 0408 085 808


WANTED – Export Heifers – Friesian Heifers 200kg+.  China protocols apply.  $1650 + GST.  Contact Liam Durcan 409 788 892



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