Glenburnie Market Report 29/08/2018

Prices rose across in all classes for the similar size yarding of 466 cattle. The usual field of buyers were keen to secure their share of the yarding. The increased competition saw all prices generally 4 to 8c per kg dearer, some secondary types were 8 to 15c per kg dearer.

BULLS:  Sold at 9am Auctioneer Liam Durcan.     

A small yarding of bulls sold to firm demand making from 180 to 240c per kg.

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

Strong buyer competition saw prices 5 to 10c per kg dearer in a yarding that lacked the overall quality of recent weeks. Some good pens were offered but there were more secondary and dairy bred types this week. The best heavy steers and bullocks made 290 to 306c per kg. Some good Friesian Steers attracted strong interest at rates of 222 to 252c per kg, being over 15c per kg up on last week.

Quotations:  A/c JK & MJ Cleaver prime Poll Her Ox 305c 674kg $2056.00. A/c CT Roberts Ang X Steers 292c 677kg $1978.00. Light Frs Steers A/c KP & LR Willsmore 170c 495kg $841.50.

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

The top end quality of the young cattle improved as did the buyer interest. The young cattle yarding consisted mainly of trade weight heifers, the best pens being 4 to 8c per kg dearer than last week at rates of 268 to 288c per kg. Heavy heifers made 240 to 275c per kg. There were very few trade steers penned with most going to feedlot orders.

Quotations:  A/c KJ & MJ Mountford heavy heifers 242c 595kg $1439.00. A/c JF & JL Kitschke Her Heifers 270c 550kg $1485.00. A/c Hillside Past Co Ang X Heifers 280c 487kg $1365.00. A/c N & J Smith’s Ang Heifers made 280c returning $1323.00. and $1249.00 over two pens. A/c PA & JA Johnsons Poll Hereford Heifers 288c 360kg $1036.00.

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

A very small run of cows that sold at fully firm rates. The better medium/heavy beef cows sold from 220 to 248c per kg with lighter types 180c to 214c per kg.

Quotations:  A/c Hillside Past Co Her Cows 234c 600kg $1405.00. Angus Cows same account 238c 539kg $1284.00. A/c Wavehills P/Ship Angus Cows 230c 720kg $1656.00 and clean cows 242c 572kg $1385.00.

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

756 sheep and lambs sold, 274 more than last week. The small yarding was met with very strong competition. An extra export order pushed export lambs. The best heavy lambs 24 to 26kg sold from $200 to $209 being $4 to $5 dearer. Heavy trade lambs 22 to 24kg were likewise from $160 to $182. Rounded trade lambs 18 to 20kg while not on big numbers were $3 to $4 dearer from $135 to $142.

Quotations:  A/c Lotsmore Pty Ltd 20 well-presented 24kg ½” skin lambs at $209 – market top.   



2 Reg Holstein Bulls. Price $1800.00 + GST. Contact Liam Durcan 0409 788 892.

Sitrex H-90 12 reel BRake complete with splitter reel hydraulic lift $3,300 Inc GST. Contact 0427 682 68.


Water Licence - 39,050KL, Glenburnie management area. Contact Scott Miller 0427 799 407.


Export Heifers wanted (Joined Friesian Heifers, Joinable Friesian Heifers and Unjoined Friesian Heifers 200kg+) . For more information contact Liam Durcan 0409 788 892.



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

Contact Andrew Whan 0427 799 406


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.


ABN 76 052 972 988 RLA 65651

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