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MARKET REPORT – STORE SALE – 17 OCTOBER, 2019

PHOTO: Nick & Jo Lillie, pictured with mother Pat Lillie, had the Best Presented Pen of Steers for this pen of Hereford Steers that Charles Stewart & Co. sold for 310c/kg (406.3kg), $1259.52ph. Nick said he was very happy with today’s prices.  Total Yarding: 699 Today’s store sale consisted of close to 700 cattle, with

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 14 OCTOBER, 2019

PHOTO: Three buyers all vie for the winning bid on this pen of Hereford Cows at today’s prime market in Mortlake, with cows up on average from last week. In general, there were more cattle numbers this week which brought more buyers and stronger competition across the board! Total Yarding: 386 Agents yarded 386 cattle

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 7 OCTOBER, 2019

PHOTO: Bullocks were up on last week, with this Hereford pair making the top of 272c/kg (585kg), reaching $1547ph.  Total Yarding: 214 Agents yarded 214 cattle today at Mortlake almost double last weeks yarding. The yarding was mixed for quality however there was some good grown heifers offered on a market that was generally softer

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 30 SEPTEMBER, 2019

PHOTO: Plenty of kids around at today’s prime market in Mortlake thanks to school holidays, including these children looking on at the very efficient WVLX weighbridge operations   Total Yarding: 116 Agents yarded a very small number of cattle this week at Mortlake. It was another plainer quality yarding and lacked the top end quality

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 23 SEPTEMBER, 2019

PHOTO: Topping the market today was this great pen of Limousin X Steers sold by JM Ellis & Co, which reached 326c/kg (av weight 358kg), making $1167ph.  Total Yarding: 213 Agents yarded a similar number of cattle to last week at Mortlake. The quality overall was much better in the trade cattle and the cows

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MARKET REPORT – STORE CATTLE – 19 SEPTEMBER, 2019

PHOTO: The Best Presented pen of Steers was awarded to Nick & Helen Stanislawski and son Paul for these Charolais Steers that were sold for 302c/kg (av weight 451.5kg), making $1364ph (agent Sam Savin of Landmark accepted the ribbon on their behalf). Agent Matt Baxter of Charles Stewart & Co accepted the Best Presented pen

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 16 SEPTEMBER, 2019

PHOTO: Bullocks were up on last week at today’s prime market in Mortlake, with Charles Stewart Nash McVilly selling this pen for the market top of 310c/kg (av weight 570kg), making $1767ph.   Total Yarding: 231 Agents yarded 231 cattle at the prime market in Mortlake today, representing a slight increase on last week’s numbers. The

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 9 SEPTEMBER, 2019

PHOTO: Corey Baulch of Elders Kerr & Co sold this outstanding pen of Angus Steers for the market top today of 330c/kg (ave weight 502.5kg), making $1658ph.    Total Yarding: 177 Following another cold and wet weekend agents yarded 177 head at Mortlake, the wet weather over the weekend restricting the number of cattle being

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 2 SEPTEMBER, 2019

PHOTO: Nice to meet Bill and Maureen Adeney of Camperdown who sold at WVLX for the first time today and had the top pen of Angus Bullocks, which Charles Stewart Nash McVilly knocked down for 274c/kg (av weight 702.9kg), making $1925.83ph.    Total Yarding: 208 There was a smaller yarding of cattle at Mortlake today, a

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 26 AUGUST, 2019

PHOTO: Taking out the market top today, and the best price for Steers we’ve seen over the last few weeks, were these high quality Angus Steers that Elders Kerr & Co sold for 336c/kg (av weight 501.7kg), making $1685.60ph.  Total Yarding: 335 There was an increase in the number of cattle offered this week at

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