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Glenburnie Livestock Report 4/12/19

1468 cattle yarded which sold to a full field of trade buyers with more restockers active on plainer lines.  An excellent run of prime bullocks was outstanding with prices remaining solid with best Angus bullocks selling to $3 per kg, mainly 270-295c per kg, returning a good result.  More vealers again yarded sold to a top of 305c, mainly 270-295c per kg.  Grass fed yearlings maintained last weeks prices.  Plainer types struggled and sold cheaper due to breed and condition.  Grass fed yearling steers topped 291c per kg, heifers 284c per kg.  The cow market remained steady.  Best heavy beef cows 245c, mainly 228-238c per kg.  Light chopper cows 165-218c per kg.

 **PRODUCERS ARE REMINDED OF THE CHRISTMAS MARKETS, WITH SALES ON THE 4TH, 11TH AND 18TH DECEMBER 2019 AND THEN RESUMING 8TH JANUARY 2020** 

BULLS:  Sold at 9am by Auctioneer Liam Durcan

Bulls sold to firm demand with prices being fully firm making from 262c-290c per kg.

Quotations: Reg Edwards & Son Angus bull made 272c 950kg $2584.00.

BULLOCKS:   Drafted & Presented by Auctioneer Andrew Whan and Liam Durcan

527 bullocks yarded. With the end of Spring the bullocks carried good weights on all types.  The best Angus bullocks sold to $3 per kg, mainly 270-295c per kg.  Manufacturing steers sold from 235-245c per kg to be fully firm. 

Quotations:  Harrold Pastoral Co, Penola, 7 Angus bullocks 300c $1682.50.  J McDonald, Hamilton, 22 Angus bullocks 284c $1865.00.  T & W Little, Kalangadoo 10 Friesian steers 244c $1222.44.

YOUNG CATTLE:   Drafted & Presented by Auctioneer Peter Creek and Liam Durcan.   

706 yearlings and vealers yarded.  The best grass fed yearlings remained strong.  Price trends on inferior bred types struggled with prices 15 to 20c per kg cheaper on these lines.  More vealers yarded with some outstanding fresh “B” muscled Simmental x vealers.  Best of the steer vealers sold to 305c per kg, mainly 270-295c per kg.  Heifers 255-295c per kg.

Quotations: Four Winds, Tugulawa bred Simmental x steer vealers topped the market at 305c returning $1380.13.  CA & KS Black, Wandilo, steer vealers 304c $1357.80, with the sisters 286c $1087.33.  KJ Sanders, Yahl, grass fed heifers 265c $1593.31.  J Croser & Sons, Kingston, 33 outstanding Shorthorn heifers sold to 280c $1582.78.  B & P Cawthorne, Pt MacDonnell, Angus heifers 275c $1443.75.  Reg Edwards & Son, Mt Schank, 14 Poll Her heifers 275c $1314.11.  KJ & MJ Mountford, Penola, 11 Angus x heifers 277c $1280.50.

COWS:   Drafted & Presented by Auctioneer Liam Durcan and Andrew Whan.    

225 cows yarded.  All cows carrying good weight and condition.  Best beef cows to 245c per kg, mainly 228-238c per kg.  Light chopper cows 165-205c per kg.

Quotations:  JG & CL Clarke, Kingston, Angus cows 237c $1670.85.  AF & CA Elijah, Casterton, Angus cows 231c $1386.00.  Mookabri Past Co 20 Shorthorn cows 222c $1333.85. 

NEXT MOUNT GAMBIER STORE CATTLE SALE

NEXT FRIDAY, 13TH DECEMBER 2019 AT 10AM 

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

8513 sheep sold, 3609 less than last week.  A combination of a reduced yarding and a larger presence of active buyers provided a strong sale throughout, eclipsing other previous weekly sales.  Premium export lambs sold from $162 to $215 and extra heavies 30kg plus from $222 to $233 being $4 dearer at $7.10 per kg.  Trade lambs 22 to 24kg sold well with numerous very fresh pens from $162 to $178, being $3 dearer.  20 to 22kg trades were $148 to $153 with similar rises.  16 to 18kg light trades were pushed by strong restocker activity for the whole sale at $148 to $159.  12 to 16kg restocking lines were from $74 to $142.  Xb hgts sold from $118 to $150.  Best rounded xb ewes 18 to 24kg from $134 to $155.

Quotations:  Bassendean 582L from $122 to $1288.  AF & GA Elijah 100L from $129 to $184.  D Walker 68L from $138 to $154.

FOR SALE

17 Angus/Her x cows, 5 yrs old, PTIC to commence calving February for 8 weeks.  $1500 + GST.  Contact Andrew Whan 0427 799 406.

3 Border Collie black and white pups.  Vet checked, vaccinated & microchipped.  $400 + GST.  Phone 0427 682 687.

1 ½ yr White Suffolk rams $600 + GST.  1 ½ yr Border Leicester rams $600 + GST.  Contact Mike Newton  0417 812 312.

Poll Dorset rams $800 + GST.  Contact Peter Creek 0428 838 332. 

WANTED

Agistment short or long term. Contact Liam Durcan 0409 788 892. 

WANTED – EXPORT CATTLE

Unjoined Friesian heifers 200kg +.  Unjoined Jersey Heifers 200kg +. Contact Liam Durcan 0409 788 892. 

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