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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 19 AUGUST, 2019

PHOTO: Competition was hot for Heifers at today’s prime market in Mortlake! Sam Savin of Landmark knocked down this pen of Angus X Heifers for 302c/kg (av weight 572kg) and he also sold the top pen of the day – 5 Angus Heifers for 305c/kg (av weight 630kg), $1921.50ph. Total Yarding: 215 Following another bitterly

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MARKET REPORT – STORE SALE – THURSDAY 15 AUGUST, 2019

PHOTO: Alisha Adams with the adorable Maddison McRae (9mths) bought this top pen of Speckle Park Cows & Calves for $2,090ph for her parents who are starting to rear the sought-after breed.  Total Yarding: 1,297 Despite the temperature not getting much above 10 degrees, there was a large turnout of buyers, vendors, agents and onlookers

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 12 AUGUST, 2019

PHOTO: This quality pen of Angus Bullocks sold by Elders Kerr & Co. made the market top at the Mortlake saleyards today of 316c/kg (ave weight 525kg), making $1659ph.    Total Yarding: 282 Following a bitterly cold weekend, numbers eased to 282 this week at Mortlake. The offering was mixed in a plainer quality yarding

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – MONDAY 5 AUGUST, 2019

PHOTO: Southern Grampians Livestock knocked down the first pen of the day at today’s prime market, which also happened to be the top pen of Steers, with these Angus beauties selling for a high 320c/kg, $1696ph (ave weight 530kg). Total Yarding: 319 Numbers eased by half this week at Mortlake to 319 head. The offering

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME MARKET – 29 JULY, 2019

PHOTO: Cows were again in high demand today and up on the record prices of last week, with this pen of Limousin beauties making a high 305c/kg, $2150ph (ave weight 705kg).   Total Yarding: 653 There was a small decrease in the number of cattle offered at Mortlake today, a decrease of 107 head for

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 22 JULY, 2019

Photo: WVLX Manager Tim Nowell and Charles Stewart & Co’s Matt Baxter were all smiles when this pen of Angus cows sold for 297c/kg, $2012.88ph (ave weight 677.7) – the highest price for cows so far in the saleyard’s history. Total Yarding: 759 There was a substantial increase with the number of cattle sold at

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MARKET REPORT – STORE SALE – 18 JULY, 2019

Photo: Charles Stewart & Co locked in 355c/kg, $1391.40ph for these Angus Steers (ave weight 391.9kg), which showed how strong competition was today. Total Yarding: 1320 WVLX July store sale was met with high demand from processors, feed lotters, re-stockers and locals who pushed prices to a new record. We also had great support from

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 15 JULY, 2019

There was a small increase in the number of cattle sold at Mortlake today, an increase of 25 to total 525 head. Quality was mixed, with a very good run of cows being offered today, both beef and dairy. All the regular processes were in attendance, plus one additional processor returning, however not all operated

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 8 JULY 2019

There was an increase in the number of cattle sold at Mortlake today to 504, an increase of 197 head. Quality was mixed, with few better pens in the grown steers and bullocks coming forward. One southern processor was absent from the regular field of processors, while those in attendance operated in a firm to

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 1 JULY, 2019

PHOTO: Bidding was keen for steers in particular at today’s prime market, including this pen of British White Steers that Charles Stewart Nash McVilly sold for a high 305c/kg, $1876ph (ave weight 615kg).  Total Yarding: 307 There was a reduced yarding of 307 head at Mortlake today. Quality was plain and all the regular processors

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