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STRONGER MARKET ACROSS MOST CATEGORIES

PHOTO: This pen of bullocks reached a top of 326c/kg under the Elders Kerr & Co hammer at today’s WVLX Prime Market, with the loin marked Angus returning $2086 for Jake Gellie, and the other 2 Limousin X bullocks averaging $1860ph for BG & JM Rethus.  Numbers increased this week to 1,406 head at the

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EXCELLENT QUALITY AT HEIFER STORE SALE

PHOTO: Daniel Roache of Kilkenny (back) with future father-in-law Steve Richards of the UK presented these Angus grown heifers at the WVLX Heifer Store Cattle Sale that Elders Kerr & Co sold for the market top of 338c/kg, averaging $1377ph. Mortlake Special Heifer store sale yarded 3573, the yarding mostly consisted of Angus bred cattle.

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WEDNESDAY HEIFER STORE SALE

Due to the sheer numbers of cattle this month, we have had to split our Store Sale into a Steer sale and Heifer sale. The Steer sale ran last week, and the Heifer sale is on tomorrow – Wednesday 21st February. 3600 head expected. Sale starts at 10am. Standard full ad PDF

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COWS IMPROVE 10C/KG

PHOTO: FW & LE Love presented this pen of Charolais X cows at the WVLX Prime Cattle Market that J & J Kelly sold for a top of 270c/kg, fetching $1941ph.  Mortlake numbers were reduced this week to 1,290 head being a significant drop of 1,540 on last week’s prime cattle market. The lead of

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STORE SALE – 15 FEB – STEERS

The February 15th Store Cattle Sale will be just for steers (no heifers) and will feature grown and weaner steers. Sale starts at 10am – numbers are now up to about 5700 head! 150224 S&L Full ad

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MILK VEALERS GAIN 5-10C/KG AS DO COWS

PHOTO: This pen of Angus bullocks on account of GL & AM Sheen went under the Nutrien Ag hammer at today’s prime cattle sale for a top of 325c/kg, returning $2383ph. Mortlake agents yarded 2,873 cattle at today’s prime cattle sale representing an increase of some 640 head on last week. Overall it was an

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COWS & CALVES AND PTIC FEMALES SOLD DEARER

PHOTO: Topping the store cattle sale today was this pen of PTIC Angus cows that HF Richardson sold on behalf of IL & PA Potter for $2100ph. Mortlake fortnightly store cattle sale yarded 2361 cattle, made up of Cows & Calves, PTIC cows & Heifers, Beef bred steers & heifers and crossbred cattle. the quality

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STRONG MARKET FULLY FIRM OVER MOST CATEGORIES

PHOTO: This pen of Simmental Cows on account of Moobaark Trading P/L was sold by HF Richardson at today’s Prime Cattle Market for a top of 276c/kg, averaging $2094ph.  Mortlake selling agents yarded 2,200 cattle at this week’s Prime Cattle Market representing an increase of 160 head. The quality of the yarding overall was good

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GROWN & WEANER STEERS OVER 20C/KG STRONGER

PHOTO: Ros and Peter Craig sold a pen of Angus grown steers through Charles Stewart Nash McVilly that made a high 320c/kg, returning $1866ph. Mortlake fortnightly store sale yarded 4200 cattle, quality ranged from plain to excellent, most of the yarding consisting of nice lines of Angus breed cattle.  A large buying gallery and onlookers

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GROWN CATTLE GAIN 30-40c/kg

PHOTO: Topping the market today was this pen of Angus steers on account of PJ & RJ Craig that Charles Stewart Nash McVilly sold for 314c/kg, averaging $2120ph.  A total of 2,039 cattle were yarded at Mortlake today representing an increase of over 800 head. It was a good quality yarding overall. The grown cattle

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