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COW COMPETITION STRONG

PHOTO: Competition was hot for cows today, with this pair of quality Angus girls sold by Charles Stewart & Co fetching the top of 347c/kg, returning $2360ph for Hilltop Farming. Total Yarding:  627 Quality improved to see a good to very good yarding of particularly light to medium weight grown steers and heavy weight beef

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HEIFERS TOP THE MARKET TODAY AT 474c/kg

PHOTO: Elders Kerr & Co sold this quality pen of Limousin X Heifers for the second highest price today of 461c/kg, returning $1421ph for CA Beal.   Total Yarding:  401 It was the plainest quality offering of cattle seen here so far in the yarding of 401 head, 116 less. Despite this, prices averaged close

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MARKET TOPS AT JUST UNDER 500c/kg!

Photo: Elders Kerr & Co sold this excellent pen of Angus Steers for the market top today of 498c/kg on behalf of NJ & AM Gibson, returning $1178ph. Total Yarding: 519  Despite only a few exceptional pens, there were 517 mostly plain to average quality cattle penned, 67 head less. The usual following of buyers

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PRIME MARKET EASES A LITTLE IN MORTLAKE

PHOTO: HF Richardson sold this great pen of Angus Steers for the market top of 465c/kg on behalf of Ferndale Agriculture Co, returning $1564ph.   Total Yarding:  584 Most of the regular following of meat processors were represented at the reduced yarding of 584 cattle, 187 less. Quality was again average to good and prices

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MARKET EASES SLIGHTLY AT WVLX

PHOTO: Topping the market overall today at WVLX in Mortlake were the Angus Heifers in this pen that Elders Kerr & Co sold on behalf of the Stewart Family for a high 485c/kg, returning $1322ph. Total Yarding:  771 There were 771 cattle sold, which was 97 head less than last week. The quality ranged from

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APRIL STORE SALE A HUGE SUCCESS

PHOTO: Russell Finch of Coleraine with his pen of Angus Steers that fetched the market top of a massive 750c/kg!  Yarding: 5,277 Agents yarded over 5000 cattle for the April store sale here at WLX in Mortlake that sold to a very strong demand once again. The better pens of heavy grown feeder steers weighing

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LIMOUSIN X STEER & HEIFER TOP MARKET AT 500c/kg

PHOTO: Topping the market today in Mortlake was this Limousin X Heifer and Steer that Charles Stewart Nash McVilly sold on behalf of RE & BJ Stinchcombe for 500c/kg, returning $1650ph (Heifer) and $1770ph (Steer).   Total Yarding:  868 Not all the usual processor buyers operated at the Prime Market in Mortlake on the average

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CRACKER MARKET AT WVLX TODAY!

PHOTO (above): It was a cracker market today with this pen of Angus X Heifers (and 1 Shorthorn X Heifer) sold by Charles Stewart & Co making the market top of a whopping 502c/kg, returning $1757ph for TN & SL Beaton!   Total Yarding:  393 Prices were higher in a much smaller yarding of 393

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YARDING EASES A LITTLE IN MORTLAKE…

A smaller yarding expected this week at WVLX in Mortlake, with 365 cattle booked in so far. The breakdown is: Bulls – 2 Bullocks – 123 Trade – 143 Cows – 97 Sale commences at 9am as usual, with a reminder that there will be no sale next Monday (5th April) due to the Easter

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