FEEDER COMPETITION STRONG

PHOTO: Roma Britnell (with WVLX manager Colin Ryan) came along to today’s sale to check out operations in Mortlake.    Total Yarding: 169 Agents yarded 169 cattle at Mortlake, a decrease of 67 head on the previous week’s market comprising 99 export, 59 trade and 11 bulls. Quality was mixed being a typical winters yarding.

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SMALLER YARDING BUT PRICES FIRM

PHOTO: Cows were hotly contested for today at WVLX Mortlake, with these Angus girls going under the Charles Stewart Nash McVilly hammer for a top of 380c/kg, averaging $2459ph for BM & VJ Gent. Total Yarding: 236 Agents yarded 236 at WVLX Mortlake. Quality overall was very plain and mixed being a typical winters yarding.

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FEEDER COMPETITION STRONG

PHOTO: Ennerdale Proprietors P/L sold this pen of Hereford cows through Charles Stewart & Co for a top of 380c/kg, returning a handy $2812ph.   Total Yarding: 296 Agents yarded 296 head at Mortlake comprising 149 export and 136 trade cattle as well as 11 bulls. Quality overall was very plain and mixed in comparison

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THURSDAY’S BUMPER STORE SALE

Another 5000 head booked in for this Thursday’s store sale at 10am (Thursday 21st July). Listings here and on Herd Online – https://herdonline.com.au/saleyard/2062.   2107 SS listing ad

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TODAY’S SALE FIRM ON LAST WEEK

PHOTO: This great pen of Angus X bullocks was sold by Elders Kerr & Co for a top of 487c/kg, averaging $3209ph for J & B Jamieson at the prime market in Mortlake.   Total Yarding: 366 Agents yarded 366 at Mortlake being a decrease of 181 head on the previous market, comprising 270 export

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COWS GENERALLY FIRM TO DEARER

PHOTO: Nutrien Ag sold this great pen of Angus cows for a top of 380c/kg, averaging $2690ph for JL & MP Page. Total Yarding: 503 Agents yarded 503 at Mortlake market today being an increase of 93 on last week, comprising 230 export and 309 trade cattle as well as 8 bulls. Quality overall was

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COWS TOP AT 414c/kg

Photo: These Angus cows averaged $2215ph when Nutrien Ag sold the pen for a whopping top of 414c/kg. Total Yarding: 935 Numbers rose this week after the long weekend break by 242 at Mortlake to 935 head in total, comprising 504 export and 431 trade cattle. Quality was very mixed and the sale was erratic

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SALE UP BY 10-15c/kg OVER MOST CATEGORIES

PHOTO: The best steer in this pen of Charolais X cattle sold by HF Richardson made a top of 600c/kg while the top heifer made 590c/kg, returning $2052 and $1912ph respectively for CK Bassett at WVLX Mortlake. Total Yarding: 593 Numbers decreased this week at Mortlake to yard 593 head comprising 220 export and 373

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GROWN STEERS SELL TO 630c/kg

Yarding: 1,266 There were just shy of 1300 cattle yarded today for the first of the June store sales at Mortlake, in which Auctions Plus was very active amid local and northern competition.  True feeder weight Angus steers sold to extremely strong demand and made up to 630c/kg, which was a pen of 20 Angus

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HEIFERS STRONG AT THE WVLX PRIME MARKET

PHOTO: Heifers were strong today at today’s WVLX prime market with this pen of Angus girls going under the HF Richardson hammer for a top of 562c/kg, averaging $2447ph for Bushy Park Angus Trust. Total Yarding: 431 Numbers came back this week at Mortlake to 431 head comprising 220 export and 215 trade cattle. Quality

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