Glenburnie Market Report 24/10/18

An outstanding run of grown steers and bullocks was a feature of this weeks Glenburnie Market.  All weights, breeds and grades were offered and a yarding of this quality was a credit to the Vendors.  1256 cattle were yarded this week, that being similar to last week.  The yarding consisted of 8 bulls, 600 ox, 485 yearlings and 163 cows.

BULLS:  Sold at 9am Auctioneer Liam Durcan.     

A small yarding of bulls sold to stronger demand with prices lifting 8 to 10c per kg with heavy sound bulls making from 180 to 217c per kg. 

Quotations:  A/c RD & JM Mickel 1 Her bull 214c 765kg $1637.10.  A/c D & N Peel Ang bull 209c 1010kg $2110.90.

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

A better run of bullocks would be hard to find!  A full field of export buyers competed strongly on the outstanding run, with some cattle purchased for northern NSW processing.  Prices were fully firm on last week.  The good seasonal conditions of the past three weeks has seen the bullocks put on condition and weight.  Better young steers 294 to 308c per kg.  Bullocks 284 to 300c per kg.  Beef x types 238 to 268c per kg.  Frs steers 212 to 224c per kg.

Quotations:  The MWJ run was a credit to the Vendors.  The 175 bullocks and steers showed breed and quality.  A/c Jadamar Ang steers 300c 633kg $1900.  A/c VJ Little Ang steers 300c 600kg $1800.  A/c WJ Kelso Ang steers 305c 606kg $1850.  Prime Her A/c Reg Edwards & Son 296c 723kg $2141.  A/c RD & JM Mickel Her ox 288c 706kg $2034.  Prime Frs A/c JK & MJ Cleaver 221c 645kg $1425.

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

The yarding of 485 yearlings and vealers was mixed in quality and sold to varying trends.  A few more vealers came forward but these were mixed for quality.  The better calves sold to the trade for 285 to 315c per kg, but secondary types were discounted heavily.  The yearling steers were fully firm at rates of 275 to 300c per kg while the trade heifers did not match last weeks prices being 5 to 12c per kg easier at 255 to 274c per kg.  Heavy heifers over 500kg 238 to 275c per kg.

Quotations:  A/c KJ & MJ Mountford prime heifers 275c 274kg $1304.  A/c PF & BA Burchard Sim x heifers 268c 460kg $1232 and 266c 480kg $1278.  A/c DI & SG Pratt Her x heifers 262c 463kg $1213.

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

Again a small offering of cows with 163 penned.  Quality was mixed with only a few pens of heavy beef cows.  Prices increased 10 to 15c per kg on last week as buyers competed for their share.  Best heavy cows 198 to 227c per kg with light beef types 160 to 195c per kg.

Quotations: A/c Patanga Past Shn cows 220c 560kg $1232.  A/c Peucker Farms heavy Her cows 223c 758kg $1691 and A/c D & N Peel Ang cows 225c 612kg $1378.

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

2033 sheep sold, 1451 more than last week.  Agents yarded more quality pens of suckers.  Prices followed all the trends of northern and intrastate markets, with $7.80 to $8.50 per kg achieved.  Export lambs stole the limelight with 24 to 30kg at $195 to $252.  A credit to the Vendors in the MWJ run.  Trade lambs 20 to 24kg received added competition from the buyers gallery with returns from $174 to $200.  Medium to light trades 16 to 18kg sold well from $140 to $167.  Restockers found it hard to purchase, but those who did spent from $124 to $138.  XB shorn heavy ewes sold from $90 to $135, lighter $58 to $76. 

Quotations: A/c R Mann 142 lambs from $227 to $250.  A/c AM & AJ Telford & Sons 126 lambs $240.  A/c PC & SL Woolston 100 lambs from $198 to $227.  A/c Ardmore 215 lambs from $138 to $220.  A/c MS & SL Wilson 56 lambs $167 to $220 and 25 xb ewes $125. 



  •  1 ½ y.o. Border Leicester Rams $715 GST Inc. Contact Scott Miller 0427 799 407
  • Female Pure Border Collie Pup, 10 weeks old, ready for work. Contact David Kuhl 0427 617 104
  • 3 Limousin Bulls rising 3 y/o. $3,000 + GST. Contact Liam Durcan 0409 788 892
  • Border Leicester & White Suffolk Rams, Brucellosis free, Lambplan tested $700 + GST. Contact Mike Newton 0417 812 312
  • 250 5 ½ y.o Merino ewes October shorn M&TS, Canowie blood, 21-22 micron $135 + GST.  Contact Mike Newton 0417 812 312


  • Joined Friesian Heifers from detectable to 4 months in calf. Contact Liam Durcan 0409 788 892


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




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


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

Contact Andrew Whan 0427 799 406


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