PHOTO: A great crowd lined the rails today at the saleyards in Mortlake to see Matt Sculley of HF Richardson sell this cracking pen of Angus Bullocks for a top of 270c/kg (ave weight 583.5kg), which was up on last week. Total Yarding: 333 Prices improved in an increased sized, mixed quality offering of cattle. Stronger
PHOTO: These well covered Angus Steers sold by HF Richardson were in demand at today’s prime market at WVLX in Mortlake, and made the market top of 270c/kg today (ave weight 435kg). Total Yarding: 215 There was a significant decrease in supply and not all the regular buyers operated in the mixed quality yarding of cattle.
PHOTO: Today we had Katharina Goetz from Germany at our prime market in Mortlake, accompanied by Greg Frost who has a Limousin Stud in Tyrendarra! Katharina is in Australia on exchange, working in Agriculture as well as travelling around the country, and had never seen a set up like our Mortlake saleyards. Total Yarding: 708 A
A copy of the letter to the Editor sent to The Weekly Times this week from the President of the WVLX Agent’s Association, that wasn’t published…. Dear Editor, I am writing on behalf of the WVLX Agent’s Association to express our disappointment over the lack of support and coverage from The Weekly Times (TWT)
PHOTO: Matt Sculley of HF Richardson sold this pen of Limousin X Steers at today’s WVLX prime market, one of which went for the market top of 274c/kg (ave weight 362kg). A great price considering the current downturn in the market. Total Yarding: 738 Numbers reduced this week by 562 cattle today for a mostly average quality
PHOTO: Congratulations to Walter & Elise Dell of Nadoo Pastoral (Hawkesdale), along with children Tiffany (11) and Darcy (8) on their best presented pen of Heifers at today’s Store/Feature Female Sale at WVLX in Mortlake. This pen of 47 Angus Heifers was among 90 cattle they sold today, and along with being best presented it also
PHOTO: Speckle Park cattle have always sold well at WVLX, and today was no different for this pen of Speckle Park Cows which sold for 234c/kg or $1591.20ph! Total Yarding: 1340 Agents yarded over double the number of cattle compared to last week. All weights and grades were represented, and the quality was mixed. All regular
PHOTO: Bullocks sold well today with competition high at the first WVLX prime market for 2019, including this great looking pen of Angus bullocks that reached $1702.88ph (ave weight 597.5kg). Total Yarding: 636 Today was the first prime fat sale in 2019 and the yarding was excellent quality, with the numbers increasing after the Christmas break.
PHOTO: Congratulations to Henry Cameron, wife Karen and son Damian who had the best presented pen of Steers at today’s Weaner Sale. They sold 213 cattle all up, including this pen of 104 Angus steers that were sold by Elders Kerr & Co for 326c/kg (96 ave weight 337.1kg, 8 ave weight 390kg). Total Yarding: 2,723