Glenburnie Livestock Report 6/11/19

More numbers in a better quality yarding with rain and prices giving agents and vendors a lift in confidence.  A good representation of bullocks, grass fed yearlings and milk vealers came forward with quality generally very good with more cattle showing a spring finish.  Prices improved with bullocks selling 5 to 8c per kg dearer and grass fed yearling heifers 8 to 10c per kg dearer. The cow market remained solid with best cows to 250c per kg.

BULLS:  Sold at 9am by Auctioneer Liam Durcan

A smaller yarding of bulls sold to solid demand leaving prices unchanged from the previous week with heavy sound bulls making from 230-290c per kg.

Quotations: PF & BA Burchard Char bull topped the market selling at 290c 1165kg $3378.50.

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

399 bullocks yarded.  An improvement in quality met with an improvement in prices.  All bullocks sold 5 to 8c dearer.  More heavy weight bullocks yarded.  Dairy steers also sold to dearer trends topping at 265c per kg.

Quotations:  TM & LK Fabish, Moorak 8 Angus x bullocks 305c $2136.91.  Reg Edwards & Son, Mt Schank 10 Angus x bullocks 319c $2218.65.  AM & AJ Telford & Son, Mil Lel 15 outstanding Poll Hereford bullocks made 318c $2306.56.  Luzinat & Zalitis, Heywood 10 Angus bullocks 312c $1929.72.

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

568 yearlings and vealers yarded.  A great improvement in quality in grass fed heifer yearlings as many pens showed a spring finish in prime conditions lifting in price by 5 to 6 cents, topping at 292c per kg.  More vealers yarded showing improvement in prices also topping at 320c.  Most steer vealers sold between 290-315c per kg.  Heifer vealers 275-290c per kg.

Quotations: Belgrave Grazing, Mumbannar grass fed yearling heifers 280c $1513.56.  PF & BA Burchard, Tantanoola 14 Char heifers 292c $1376.05.  CJ Sims, Dartmoor 11 Angus x heifers 285c $1316.18.  DJ Gellion, Glencoe 22 Angus x heifers 288c $1430.84.  KJ & MJ Mountford, Penola  11 Sim x heifers 290c $1364.32.  JW Osman, Glenburnie Angus heifers 278c $1276.02.  Kleenview, Heywood 11 Angus x heifers 280c $1165.82.  RJ Chuck, Moorak grass fed Angus steers 290c $1551.50.  FD & SL Kaiser, Mil Lel Simmental x steer vealers 302c $1196.68 with the sisters 284c $1038.42.

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

78 cows yarded in a solid sale.  Most prices remained fully firm.  Top young cows sold to 250c, mainly 228-245c per kg.

Quotations:  FD & SL Kaiser, Mil Lel Sim x cows 238c $1749.30.  Belgrave Grazing, Mumbannar Hereford cows 248c $1553.72.  RJ Chuck, Moorak Angus x cows 215c $1386.75.

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

3598 sheep and lambs sold, 1307 more than last week.  A larger yarding of sucker lambs with a large field of buyers accompanied by a strong contingent of restockers.  Demand was very strong from all export, trade and wholesalers to the tune of $4 to $8 dearer.  Export lambs from 26 to 30kg sold from $196 to $227 while heavy trades 24 to 26kg were $179 to $195, with some excellent pens offered.  Trade lambs sold extremely well with buyers pushing every pen, 20 to 24kg selling from $156 to $170.  18 to 20kg medium trade lambs were from $147 to $158.  Lighter lambs at 12 to 16kg encountered strong interest from restockers who paid from $130 to $147.  Very small and immature lambs sold from $87 to $104.  Heavy rounded mutton also sold to extreme rates selling xb ewes from $150 to $170.

Quotations:  A/c K Sanders 48L @ $227.  A/c Karinya 95L from $182 to $212.  A/c CT Roberts 88L from $182 to $210.  A/c BW Kerr 57L @ $198.  A/c PC & CA Feast 223L from $138 to $184.  A/c RE & SM Day 50L @ $166.  A/c M Wilson 56L from $147 to $156 and xbE  $161.  A/c Christine Kerr 18 xbE @ $170.  A/c Reg Edwards & Son 28 xbE $158.


Water Taking Licence No. 242392 (5285 kl) 5 Meg in the Hundred of Blanche Central Management Area.  Subject to transfer by the Dept of Water, Land & Biodiversity.  Contact Scott Miller 0427 799 407.


2 B/L Rams $165 GST Inc. Contact Scott Miller 0427 799 407.


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


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



13th November 2019 at 1pm - 581 Chark Road, Bordertown


Dr Jason Trompf – Livestock producer and consultant

Tom Green – Nuffield Scholar, Manager Iranda Feedlot & TFI Farms, Tintinara

Anthony Uren – Manager of “Congi” Station Woolbrook and “Doughby Mountain” Ebor

Laura Garland – MSA Producer Engagement Officer

Afternoon tea, at conclusion of the forum refreshments and BBQ – included

Cost $55 inc GST.

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