Glenburnie Market Report 2/1/2019

The first market of 2019 opened to strong competition with all classes and weights well represented. 1192 yarded, a noticeable feature in vealers, some showing dryness. Bullocks topped 289c per kg, vealers 302c per kg, grassfed yearling steers 276c per kg and cows 215c per kg.

BULLS:   Bulls sold at 9am.


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

454 bullocks yarded saw strong export demand. Best bullocks sold to 289c per kg. Generally prices improved 5 to 7c per kg on well finished bullocks. Dairy steers also sold dearer to top 225c per kg.

Quotations: A/c Jadamar 10 prime Ang Bullocks 280c $1874.60. A/c Moreland Holdings 23 Ang Bullocks 282c $1734.30. A/c Smith Family 16 Ang Bullocks 280c $1921.11. A/c KJ & MJ Mountford 10 Ang X Bullocks 275c $2151.88. A/c KJ & EA Clark 12 Sim X Bullocks 282c $2159.65. A/c Glenford Partnership Hfd Bullocks 276c $1821.60. A/c V & K Peucker 12 Hfd Bullocks 274c $1602.90.

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

657 yearlings and vealers yarded with most of the young cattle mainly consisting of milk vealers. Some vealers have started to lose their spring bloom while good B muscled vealers showing freshness sold at dearer rates to sell 15c per kg dearer than pre-Christmas markets. Feedlot orders provided a good base in the plainer vealers.

Quotations: A/c El-Cora Pastoral Hfd X yearling steers 276c $1338.60. A/c S. Rathjen Sim Steer vealers 290c $1453.63 with sisters 280c $1193.50. A/c FD & SL Kaiser Sim Steer vealers 286c $1108.25 with sisters 267c $996.24. A/c BR Creek Sim X Vealers 275c $1182.50.

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

74 cows yarded. Cows are showing the effects of the excellent season and are weighing in the Vendors favour. Generally prices were dearer over all with best Angus Cows selling to 215c per kg. Most heavy beef cows 205 to 215c per kg. Light weight cows 132 to 192c per kg.

Quotations: A/c Adam Little Angus Cows 205c $1655.38. A/c FD & SL Kaiser BB Cows 196c $1352.40. A/c Glenford Partnership Hfd Cows 205c $1558.00. A/c Ian McSwain Ang Cows 185c $1082.25.

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

3,951 sheep and lambs sold, 2312 less than the market before Christmas. A mixed quality yarding of lambs with the normal array of export, trade and wholesale buyers plus the added restocking orders. At the export end quality was good with some early sales of spring shorn lambs. The remainder of the sale saw lambs showing signs of dry skins. Throughout the sale prices were good, and got better as the sale progressed. Export lambs sold from $6.70 to $6.80c per kg or $170 to $192 for 26 to 30kg. While the shorn lambs sold from $186 to $189. Heavier trade lambs 22 to 24kg were $156 to $167 and 20 to 22kg weight range was $144 to $155, all being $3 to $6 dearer at $6.60c per kg. Light trades 18 to 20kg sold from $132 to $142 selling slightly cheaper. Restockers payed from $35 to $66 on immature lambs and 12 to 16kg lambs from $92 to $127.


Mount Gambier Store Sale Friday 11th January

Tugulawa Simmental Bull Sale Wednesday 6th February at 3pm

Mount Gambier Store Sale Friday 8th February

Annual Special Female Cattle Sale Monday 11th February

Boonaroo Angus Bull Sale Friday 15th February


Round bales meadow hay, clover and rye grass mix.  $65 per bale + GST Contact 0428 854 190


Un-joined Friesian Heifers 200kg Plus. China Protocols Apply. Contact Liam Durcan 0409 788 892


FOR SALE- $665,000

173 Johnston Road, OB Flat (approx. 5.6Ha). Panoramic views over surrounding areas back to the Southern rim of the Blue Lake, solid 4 bedroom home, fully enclosed observatory overlooking vineyards. Two large Implement sheds with power and high clearance doors, property equipped with bore, rainwater, town supply.
Contact Scott Miller 0427 799 407 or Garry Hardy 0488 055 924

FOR SALE $615,000

150 Acres of grazing/cropping land fronting Tantanoola/Kongorong Road.

Contact Andrew Whan 0427 799 406


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