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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 12 NOVEMBER, 2018

PHOTO: This outstanding pen of Angus bullocks reached the market top of 291c/kg (ave weight 554.3kg) sold by the whizz, Craig Pertzel of Elders Kerr & Co. Total Yarding: 1063 A much larger offering of 1063 cattle at Mortlake, 694 head more which greeted an extra 6 buyers that were present and operating. The quality was

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NOVEMBER STORE SALE SET TO BE A CRACKER

Bookings keep rolling in for the November store sale, to be held on Thursday 15 November at 10am at the WVLX saleyards in Mortlake. Numbers are up around the 3500 mark and include grown and weaner steers, grown and weaner heifers, cows & calves, F1 heifers and X Breed steers. Manager Tim Nowell is expecting

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 5 NOVEMBER, 2018

PHOTO: LMB Livestock sold these Red Angus Heifers for the top price of 255c/kg at today’s prime market, weighing 517.5kg. Total Yarding: 369 There was an increased size yarding of 369 cattle at Mortlake as the quality was mixed mostly ranging between average to good. There was an excellent penning of well covered beef bred cows

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 29 OCTOBER, 2018

PHOTO: The first pen of the day was this great pen of Angus Bullocks sold by HF Richardson, which was also the highest priced pen of bullocks at 285c/kg, ave. weight 575.6kg.   Total Yarding: 316 Cattle numbers increased at Mortlake to 316 up by 152 head as the quality continued to improve with most varying

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MARKET REPORT – KERR & CO FEATURE SALE – 25 OCTOBER, 2018

PHOTO: A massive crowd attended the inaugural Kerr & Co Livestock Feature Spring Cattle Sale at WVLX in Mortlake today, with producers and buyers extremely happy with the facility and the quality of the cattle.  Total Yarding: 3,411 It was the inaugural Kerr & Co. Livestock Feature Spring Cattle Sale at Mortlake with just over

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 22 OCTOBER, 2018

PHOTO: A group of 25+ Ag students from Marcus Oldham College toured our prime market today, looking at our facility and processes and talking to the WVLX manager, an Agent (as pictured) and a meat processing buyer. Total Yarding: 164 Cattle numbers were slightly lower at Mortlake, with 164 head sold. Quality did improve, with the

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MARKET REPORT – PRIME CATTLE – 15 OCTOBER, 2018

PHOTO: These beautiful Simmental X Steers, sold by Jack Hickey of JM Ellis & Co., reached top price today of 280c/kg, (ave. weight 460kg). Total Yarding: 180 There was a smaller yarding of 180 cattle at Mortlake as the quality varied from mostly plain to average, however there were a few pens of very good quality

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MARKET REPORT – STORE SALE – 11 OCTOBER, 2018

PHOTO: This beautiful pen of 32 Hicks-bred Steers by Ware Pastoral was the Best Presented Pen of Steers today. Sold by Southern Grampians Livestock, they made a top of 295c/kg, with an average weight of 415kg. Total Yarding: 1,105 Another well supported monthly store sale at WVLX Mortlake by both local vendor suppliers and another large

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