Bendigo livestock markets

Sheep and lambs

BENDIGO

September 4. Yarding: 25,343. Change: up 6023. Lambs: 18,990. Change: 4696 

There was a large jump in lamb numbers to 18,990 head, up by 4700 with more new season lambs yarded as the spring selling season gets into full swing at Bendigo. 

A full gallery of buyers was present as they operated in a steady consistent market. 

Quality was from very good to average, with an overall improvement in the weight and finish in the young lambs with some drafts of lighter plainer pens at the end of most agents run and less mixed weight old lambs on offer. 

Prices were generally from firm to a few dollars easier compared with the rates of last week. 

Restockers from the Wimmera, Northern Victoria and locally were busy at times buying store lambs from $107 to $136 and paid $72 to $79/head for Merino lambs. 

Merino young lambs 2 scores sold from $93 to $108, with better covered 3 scores $128 to $142/head.

Light trade weight 2 and 3 score new season lambs sold from $110 to $124/head.

Medium trade weight 3 score young lambs sold from $128 to $156. 

Heavy trade weights sold from $152 to $168/head as they averaged 640c/kg cwt. 

Heavy weight young lambs 3 and 4 scores made from $166 to a market top of $188/head as they averaged close to an estimated 620c/kg cwt.

Old lambs showed an easier trend during the market selling from $4 to $8 lower, as light trade weight lambs sold from $107 to $121, medium trade weights from $120 to $135 and heavier old lambs 3 and 4 scores made from $149 to reach $178/head. 

Sheep: 6353 Change: up 1327

The increased supply of 6353 sheep, which consisted of more lines of older Merino and crossbred ewes off shears in a mixed yarding, which on average saw more weight sold. 

Sheep prices saw a mostly dearer trend from either side of firm up to $4 dearer for the heavy and medium weight mutton and up to $5/head in some places for light weight Merino mutton. 

Light weight 1 score sheep sold from $56 to $83.

Medium trade weights made $74 to $111 as the Merino ewe mutton averaged 410c/kg cwt. 

Heavy Merino ewes sold from $105 to $140 averaging 400c/kg cwt as heavy crossbred sheep 3 to 5 scores made $100 to $145/head. 

Medium Merino wethers made $88 to $102 and heavy weights $107 to $132/head as they averaged around 415c/kg cwt. 

Hoggets with cover sold from $100 to $147 and rams of all breeds made $30 to $62/head.

AVERAGES

SHORN LAMBS

IN & RJ Lanyon (8) Boort $182.00  

R Ritchie (70 Pyramid Hill  $178.00  

DL & FM Lanyon (71) Yeungroon $172.00  

Dale Massina (27) Marong $168.00  

SE & LG Carless (31) Moliagul $165.00

CJ Martin (15) Inglewood $160.00  

RJ & DM Johnson (42) Boort $159.60  

RA & MM Hanrahan (46) Balmattum $155.60  

Nuttbyrne (25) Knowsley $154.00.

SUCKERS

EW & TW Taylor (64) Wycheproof $188.00  

Sandy Ridge Farming (63) Kerang $186.00  

G Reid & Son P/L (40) Colbinabbin $182.00  

FJ Shea (2) Campbells Forest $182.00  

R Carter (45) Tragowel $180.00  

D & S Lloyd (43) Stuart Mil $178.00  

WL,LG & RK Boyd (107) Pyramid Hill $178.00  

B & M Barlow (95) Wanalta $178.00  

RK & AP Mitchell (62) Milloo $177.00  

G & I Watson (32) Rochester $177.00  

M Ryan (49) Colbinabbin $176.00  

IR & EB Perry (31) Landsboroug $175.20  

J Conlan T/A Tumbywood (43) Creek View $175.00  

BW,JR & RA Baker & VC Wall (50) Sutton Grange $174.00  

Ros Gall (52) Goorambat $174.00  

LJ & PM Cooper (37) Strathfieldsaye $174.00  

JV & AJ Brown (67) Wycheproof $173.00  

TW McCormick & Sons (54) Elmore $172.60  

JM & RM Ryan (44) Wanalta $171.00  

E & E Goers (40) Derrinal $170.20  

AK Lock (58) Powlett Plains $170.00  

GR & KL Wishart (170) Marcorna $170.00  

A & C Branson (70) Colbinabbin $169.00  

M & J Evans (100) Echuca $169.00  

DJ & AL Hughes (80) Timmering  $168.00  

A Mann (60) Pyramid Hill $168.00  

Riverton Lodge (110) Barham $168.00  

TK Dobson (22) Echuca $168.00  

Pitson Hopegrange (59) Bagshot $168.00  

I & J Whatley (100) Goornong $167.00  

RC & RM Fernandes (61) Beazleys Bridge $166.60.

AF & PM Tuohey (24) Toolleen $166.20  

JH Hay & Son (55) Kamarooka $166.00  

AR & FJ Gormann (112) Sea Lake $166.00

 M Picoli (80) Boort $166.00  

PT & KF Howard (82) Goornong $165.00  

RJ & DM Johnson (28) Boort $165.00  

P & R Spowart (33) Pyramid Hill $165.00  

FR & JD Ramsay (62) Newbridge $165.00  

C & PL Ramsay (68) Newbridge $165.00  

C Graham Family Trust (55) Arnold $164.00  

McKAy Farm (114) Drumartin $164.00  

IG., LM & GJ Pickering (40) Marong $164.00  

PT & KF Howard (122) Goornong $164.00  

Mullins Farms (90) Eddington $163.00  

W Egan (99) Gunbower $162.00  

GW & ML Curnow (24) Laanecoorie $162.00  

G & C McKinnon (103) Pyramid Hill $161.00 

GT Allen (54) Wycheproof $161.00  

CJ & JJ Guthrie (139) Rich Avon $160.00  

Gredgwin Ridge (56) Boort $160.00  

AS & SE Bentley (28) Moama $160.00  

BD & S Cail (62) Kamarooka $159.00  

GN Davies (65) Eddington $158.00  

T & B Cail (60) Kamarooka $156.00  

D & L Colclough (23) Euroa $156.00  

RJ & MG Hartley (53) Diggora $155.60  

AK Collins P/L (74) Bridgewater $153.20  

MJ Williams (50) Drummartin $152.00  

W & M Harris (80) Bookit Island $152.00  

K & M Egan (104) Marong $152.00  

AJ & RL Broad (82) Bridgewater $151.00  

CM & LM Gallagher (43) Neereman $150.00 

DJ & JD Kerr (76) Kamarooka $150.00  

B & KB Broom (75) Neereman $145.00  

GL & RA Cain (74) Moama $145.00.

TWO TOOTH  

SE & LG Carless (12) Moliagul   $126.00

MERINO LAMBS

AR & FJ (14) Sea Lake $156.00  

AR Hiscock (55) Kilmore $128.00  

M & S Morphett (76) Booligal $94.00.

MERINO WETHERS  

RJ & DJ McCoy (204) Moliagul $132.00  

RV ,CV & HA Glenn (94) Mathoura $124.00

 M & S Morphett (68) Booligal $98.00  

RL & AH Rollinson (12) Jerilderee $88.00

CROSSBRED EWES

KL & JT Keating (138) Woodvale $144.00  

WL,LG & RK Boyd (39) Pyramid Hill $144.00  

GJ & JL Pickering (28) Woodstock $140.00  

AB & KB Broom (27) Neereman $136.00  

MS & AC Ryan (30) Colbinabbin $136.00  

Dundas Past (52) Vasey $135.00  

MJ Williams (20) Drummartin $130.00  

DN Burden (55) Violet Town $126.00  

AW Ogden & Sons (62) Wanalta $122.00  

EJ & SE Vanston (74) Salisbury West $118.00  

Bertangles P/L (175) Hay $104.00.

MERINO EWES

Pompapiel Past (78) Pompapiel $130.00  

RJ,CJ & HA Glenn (94) Mathoura $124.00  

Ceres P/L (41) Buckrabanyule $116.00  

AJ,BL & CJ Mann (36) Pyramid Hill $114.00  

WB & BJ Jones (55) Donald $111.00  

S Wright (114) St Arnaud $110.00  

J Sexton (104) Kamarooka $110.00  

Pompapiel Past (59) Pompapiel $108.00  

M & S Morphett (206) Booligal $107.00  

LBC,RLS & AD Mills (74) Pyramid Hill   $105.50

N & R Comer (96) Woodstock   $103.00

RL & AH Rollinson (91) Jerilderee $102.00

CATTLE

BENDIGO

September 5. Yarding: 250

A similar sized yarding of 250 very good quality cattle came forward this week.

Most of the buyers were in attendance and remained quite active throughout the sale.

The top vealer reached $3.31 per kilo, dropping by up to 5 cents.

Heavy steers were in larger supply this week - the top steer reached $ 2.80 per kilo, holding quite well medium to heavy steers were also in better supply this week, the top steer reached $2.85 per kilo remaining fully firm.

Cow numbers were very light this week, however, they sold well with the top reaching $2.42 per kilo and holding firm from the previous market.

QUOTES

Steers Heavy over 500kg sold to $2.80  

Steers Med/Heavy 420 – 490kgs sold to $2.85  

Steer Veal Heavy over 400kgs sold to $3.30  

Steer Veal medium 320 – 390kg sold to $3.31  

Heifers Veal 420 to 490kgs sold to $3.27  

Heifer Veal 320 – 390kgs sold to $3.26  

Beef Cows sold to $ 2.42

AVERAGES

BULLOCKS AND STEERS

W Mannes & Sons - Bagshot $ 1788.93  

P Dredge - Myers Flat $ 1608.75 

RJ & CL Crozier - Woodend $1597.14  

AL & G Lloyd - Stuart Mill $1553.25  

J Hampson - Wychitella $1544.01  

arker & Wall - Sutton Grange $1513.40  

D & S Lloyd - Stuart Mill  $1460.46 

VEALERS

Lombardy Ent - Elmore $1549.80 

CG Ross - Lake Marmal   $1432.73 

JGC P/L -Rochester $1416.10 

BL & J Humbert - Calivil $1391.20 

TB Trading - Campbells Forest $1296.00 

K & M Smirk - Heathcote $1281.40 

LH Sargeant - Huntly $1273.30 

N & C Walker - Betley $1243.20 

TJ & CM Byrne - Epsom $1228.80 

MR Baker - Tennyson $1201.20 

RC Douglas - Harcourt $1170.72 

RJ & CL Crozier - Woodend $1134.44 

J &L Cartwright - Raywood $1082.20 

A Read G K McNutt - Goornong $1034.15 

COWS

AL & G Lloyd - Stuart Mill $1861.55 

K & M Smirk - Heathcote $1845.18 

P Dredge - Myers Flat $1740.48 

C Cascio - Sunbury $1512.57 

Barker & Wall - Sutton Grange $1438.40 

N & C Walker - Betley $1340.18

C Harrington - Fosterville $1298.70 

HEIFERS

 J & L Cartwright - Raywood   $2244.00 

BL & J Humbert- Calivil $1661.60 

BULLS

J & L Cartwright - Raywood $1939.70 

CG Ross - Lake Marmal $1807.07 

Order of Sale 

McKean & McGregor 1 and 3 

Ellis Nuttall 6 and 4  

FP Nevins 3 and 5 

Landmark 4 and 1 

Elders 5 and 2 

Rodwells 2 and 6