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!
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
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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
Another big sale is on the cards for Monday 8th Feb in Mortlake, with over 950 cattle expected. There is a good split again of bullocks, trade cattle and cows.
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,