Glenburnie Market Report 7/3/18

Less cattle yarded at Mt Gambier this week and quality was fair as prime cattle are scarce.  The season continues to dictate outcomes.  The best of the prime cattle remain firm.  Bullocks 226 to 262c.  Grass fed yearling steers 250 to 288c, grass fed yearling heifers 230 to 265c.  Only a few milk vealers yarded and sold to 300c per kg.  Cow prices improved a few cents with best heavy weight cows selling to 213c.  Mainly 195 to 208c.  Lightweight cows 150 to175c.

BULLS:  Sold at 9am Auctioneer Liam Durcan

A very small offering of Bulls sold from 178cents a kilo to 212cents a kilo

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

174 bullocks yarded with better finished steers selling to 262c, mainly 226 to 250c.  Dairy steers 175c to 198c.

Quotations:  A/c MK Judd 9 Angus bullocks 262c $1864.47.  A/c Reg Edwards & Son 8 Hereford bullocks 236c $1520.73.  A/c L & D Neill Friesian x bullocks 212c $1584.70.

YOUNG CATTLE:    Drafted & Presented by Auctioneer Andrew Whan & Liam Durcan.

248 yearlings and vealers yarded in a plain offering.  Best grass fed yearling steers sold to 288c, mainly 232 to 275c with more restocker competition.  Grass fed yearling heifers had same fate.  Trade heifers to 265c with restockers paying 210 to 230c.  Only a few vealers yarded, best made to 300c, mainly 274 to 290c.

Quotations:  A/c SR & RD Bell grass fed yearling heifers 257c $1297.85.  A/c Brengool Past Angus heifers 248c $1227.60.  A/c C Sim Angus heifers 248c $939.64.  A/c Greenham & Colley Hereford x heifers 210c $817.95.

COWS:     Drafted & Presented by Auctioneer Liam Durcan & Scott Miller.

184 cows yarded, best of the cows unchanged as they ranged from 195 to 213c.  Light weight cows 150 to 175c.

Quotations: A/c RE & SM Day Angus x cows 192c $1214.40.  A/c Greenham & Colley Hereford cows 188c $1071.60.  A/c Kyndalyn Trust light Hereford x cows 155c $769.33.  A/c RC & RM Bruhn Friesian cows 130c $793.00.

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

1247 sheep sold, 1140 less than last week.  In a small yarding of mixed shorn lambs and mutton, the small gallery of buyers found it hard to source consistent quality.  With the majority of the yarding lacking cover, trade to export lambs were scarce.  Best heavy lambs 24 to 26kg sold from $148 and 26kg and over topped at $160.  All trade lambs 20 to 24kg were $128 to $140, being from $3 to $7 cheaper.  One wholesaler was very strong limiting restockers to purchase with 12 to 18kg lambs at $68 to $126.  Overall $1-$2 cheaper.

Quotations:  A/c SJ & GM McEachern 20 ideal trade lambs est 18-20kg at $128.






96 Composite Ewes mixed age, Oct Shorn scanned in lamb to Dohne Rams to lamb 14/4/18 onwards $140 + GST, contact Andrew Whan 0427 799406

5 Maremma pups 5 weeks old.  Phone 87372731.



Export Heifers - Friesian Heifers 200kg + China Protocols Apply. Friesian Heifers 240kg + Immediate Delivery . Contact Liam Durcan 0409 788 892.


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