Glenburnie Market Report 03/10/2018

Finally some warmer weather has arrived giving pasture growth a real boost in the past week. Less numbers yarded due to holiday weekend. Quality was mixed with more bullocks yarded. The usual buying group was present and very selective as the yarding was very mixed with prices generally cheaper in the young cattle section and cow market. Bullocks sold 5c per kg dearer to top 305c per kg.

BULLS:  Sold at 9am Auctioneer Liam Durcan.     

A small yarding of bulls sold to easier demand with heavy sound bulls making from 190 to 200c per kg.

Quotations:  A/c Douglas and Lockett 1 Sim Bull 200c 820kg $1640.00. A/c RA, SM & AR Cameron 1 Ang Bull 200c 875kg $1750.00.

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

265 Bullocks this week saw strong price gains on quality bullocks with plainer bullocks and manufacturing steers firm to cheaper.

Quotations:  A/c KJ & MJ Mountford Penola, 9 Simental X Bullocks 292c $1788.93. A/c DP Walker Penola, 10 Angus Bullocks 292c $2129.98. A/c RD & JM Mickel Coleraine, 11 Angus X Bullocks 288c $2179.64. A/c AD & SF Kemp Mil Lel, Friesian Steers 155c $728.50.   

YOUNG CATTLE:    Drafted & Presented by Auctioneer Peter Creek and Scott Miller.     

428 yearling and vealers yarded in a very mixed yarding. Prices were like chalk and cheese, very good. Quality remained firm on last week’s easier rates. Plain inferior bred cattle eased selling between 80 to 170c per kg- Looked good buying if you have grass.

Quotations:  A/c Reg Edwards & Son Mt Schank, 14 grassfed Angus Heifers 270c $1205.36. A/c AD & SF Kemp Mil Lel, grassfed yearling steers 272c $1128.80. A/c Zippel Holdings Coonalpyn, a run of Hereford X Steers sold to 255c $928.50 with the little sisters selling to 238c $797.30

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

81 cows yarded with all cows easing 5 to 10c per kg with only the best beef cows selling over 200c per kg mark. Light cows 80 to 150c per kg. Good covered beef cows 170c per kg to top 212c per kg.  

Quotations: A/c Douglas & Lockett Mil Lel, Friesian X Cows 200c $1350.00. A/c Heywood Pastoral Company 14 Angus Cows 205c $1283.00. A/c RA, SM & AR Cameron 13 Angus Cows 198c $1178.10.    

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

953 sheep and lambs sold, 560 more than last week.  With the total yarding comprising of new season sucker lambs and woolly XB Ewes the market fluctuated positively on suckers with 30kg + lambs up to $215. With all remaining weights 18 to 22kg from $115 to $165 while all pens of XB Ewes dropped by $5 to $10 with heavy ewes from $100 to $105 and lighter ewes from $65 to $85.

Quotations: A/c K & L Sanders lambs 30kg $215 – market top. A/c GC & RIK Reichelt sucker lambs $144.

CASTLE CAMP RAM SALE – Sale held Friday 28th September

70 White Suffolk and 70 Border Leicester Rams were offered with 125 sold at auction. Competition from local, South Eastern and Wimmera clients saw a strong sale with White Suffolk rams selling to a high of $1800 (4 times) and Border Leicester Rams to a top of $1900 to AM & AJ Telford.  Very happy vendors Sue and Ian Carr were pleased with the clearance and overall sale average of $953.



Vink Calf Puller $400.00 + GST. Contact Peter Creek 0428 838 332

1 ½ y.o. Border Leicester Rams $715 GST Inc. Contact Scott Miller 0427 799 407




Lot 9 McCabes Lane, Moorak “McFarlanes”. Outstanding 81 acres (approx.) of High Quality Grazing land situated close to Mount Gambier.  AUCTION 5/10/18 at 10.30am on Property.  Contact Andrew Whan 0427 799 406.


173 Johnston Road, OB Flat (approx. 5.6Ha). Panoramic views, solid 4 bedroom home, fully enclosed observatory overlooking vineyards.  Expressions of Interest close 4.30pm on Monday November 19th 2018
Contact Scott Miller 0427 799 407 or Garry Hardy 0488 055 924


Strathdownie Land – containing 2 separate titles. Shirley’s - approx. 179 Acres and Front Block – approx. 171 Acres. Expressions of Interest close 4pm on Wednesday 10th October 2018
Contact Scott Miller 0427 799 407


150 Acres of grazing/cropping land fronting Tantanoola/Kongorong Road. $615,000.

Contact Andrew Whan 0427 799 406


Water Licence available up to 200 megs in 2A Zone. Contact Peter Creek 0428 838 332


ABN 76 052 972 988 RLA 65651

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