PRIME MARKETS STILL STRONG AT MORTLAKE

And we have another large yarding for this Monday’s Prime Market in Mortlake, with 929 cattle booked in. Bulls – 2 Bullocks – 225 Trade – 306 Cows – 396 Sale starts at 9am – hope to see you there, or tune in on Facebook for our live-stream!  

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PRIME MARKET – HEIFERS & STEERS TOP AT 480c/kg

PHOTO: There were several pens topping the market today at 480c/kg, including this excellent pen of Limousin X Heifers sold by Elders Kerr & Co on behalf of PW & ME Hay that returned $1699. Total Yarding:  627 There was another mixed quality penning of cattle with not the top end of last week seen

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 22 FEB, 2021

PHOTO: S & N Branson sold these quality Angus Cows to a top of 326c/kg through Southern Grampians Livestock, returning them $2787ph. Total Yarding:  944 Supply moved up again, with 944 cattle yarded, 384 more in a mixed quality selection. There was a near full field of buyers in attendance but not all operated fully.

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WVLX DRAW & YARDING – Prime Market 22 Feb, 2021

Despite our February store sale yarding 4735 cattle only a day ago, agents have still booked in 740 cattle for Monday’s Prime Market in Mortlake.  Here’s the WVLX Draw & Yarding. Vendors and the public will be allowed to attend, however please note face masks are required and we ask everyone to maintain social distancing.

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MARKET REPORT – STORE CATTLE – 18 FEBRUARY, 2021

PHOTO: Topping the market at an almighty 600c/kg today was this quality pen of Angus X Weaner Steers which Elders Kerr & Co sold on behalf of K & H Calvert, returning $1447 per head! Yarding: 4,735 The February Store Sale saw a very good quality yarding of cattle which sold to a huge demand.

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 15 FEBRUARY, 2021

PHOTO: Topping the market today at 467c/kg was this pen of Limousin X Steers sold by Charles Stewart Nash McVilly on behalf of WR McKenzie, returning $1943ph. There was a big drop in cattle supply, possibly due to the state’s snap decision to COVID-19 lockdown for 5 days. The 560 average to good quality cattle,

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DRAW & YARDING 15 FEB, 2021

This week’s draw (15 February, 2021) sees 625 cattle booked in. Please note due to latest government restrictions ONLY essential buyers can attend – strictly no vendors and no public admittance. Also note, those in attendance are to wear face masks. Sale will be live-streamed on Facebook from 9am.  

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 8 FEBRUARY, 2021

PHOTO: Topping the market today was this pen of Ang X Steers, going under the hammer for 474c/kg by Elders Kerr & Co, returning $2152ph for vendor MJ & RF Patterson.   Total Yarding:  1,257 There was a little less competition and not all the usual buyers operated fully on the larger offering of 1,257

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 1 FEBRUARY, 2021

PHOTO: These Limousin X Weaner Steers absolutely took the cake at today’s prime market, with HF Richardson selling them for a top of 511c/kg, returning $1345.63ph on behalf of C & B Hill.   Total Yarding:  760 It was a very dearly priced sale for most categories of cattle in the yarding of 760 head,

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