Nan and Pop, Margaret and Len Barrett hosted grandsons Zac and Oli Barrett from Croydon on their Korumburra farm for the school holidays, and since the youngsters were assisting on the farm, they came along to the Thursday store sale. D342815.

Nan and Pop, Margaret and Len Barrett hosted grandsons Zac and Oli Barrett from Croydon on their Korumburra farm for the school holidays, and since the youngsters were assisting on the farm, they came along to the Thursday store sale. D342815.

CATTLE prices continue to soar at the VLE Leongatha saleyards at Koonwarra.
There were approximately 1900 export and 500 young cattle penned on Wednesday, representing an increase of 260 head week-on-week.
There was a full field of buyers present and competing in a mostly dearer market.
Quality was similar to last sale with winter affected cattle well supplied and a good supply of prime conditioned steers and bullocks for the time of year.
The vealers sold 10c dearer while the predominately heifer yearling draft sold from firm to 5c/kg easier.
The 600 grown steers and bullocks sold from firm to 7c/kg dearer.

Head stockman at VLE Toby Ronaldson brought children Scott and Pippa to work on Thursday. The Bunyip Primary School students accompanied dad while on school holidays. D352815.

Head stockman at VLE Toby Ronaldson brought children Scott and Pippa to work on Thursday. The Bunyip Primary School students accompanied dad while on school holidays. D352815.

Heavy weight grown heifers eased 14c/kg with quality an issue.
Heavy weight Friesian and crossbred manufacturing steers gained 3c to 5c/kg.
The 850 cows sold mostly from firm to 6c dearer and up to 10c in places while the heavy weight bulls improved 5c/kg.
The vealers sold mostly from 260c to 334c/kg.
Yearling heifers suited to the trade made between 260c and 310c/kg.
Grown steers sold between 295c and 333c/kg.
Bullocks made from 301c to 327c/kg.
Heavy weight Friesian manufacturing steers sold from 232c to 260c with the crossbred portion from 249c to 301c/kg.
Most light and medium weight cows made between 166c and 225c/kg.
Heavy weight cows sold mostly between 205c and 254c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made from 237c to 276c/kg.
Sale draw for July 15: 1. Elders, 2. Alex Scott & Staff, 3. SEJ, 4. Rodwells, 5. Phelan Henderson & Co, 6. Landmark.

Prime Sale – Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Bullocks
19 Barana Plains Past. Waratah 580.20 332.6 1,929
23 M Lazzaro Cobains 573.90 326.6 1,874
7 M Baryczka Airly 600.70 325.6 1,955
14 RJ & CM McGill Konwak 650.70 324.6 2,112
14 EJ Charlton Lower Plenty 606.80 324.2 1,967
8 Kirben Nom. Fish Creek 611.30 321.6 1,965

Steers
2 Nimmitybel Co Jeetho 327.50 333.6 1,092
3 AM & LD Callister Koorooman 386.70 326.6 1,262
1 J Dean Rosedale 390.00 322.6 1,258
9 G Campbell Mirboo North 547.80 318.2 1,743
10 J Boulton Sale 536.90 317.2 1,703
3 WT Bodman & Co Yarram 525.00 312.0 1,638

Cows
1 GH & AJ Burston Hinnomunjie 650.00 246.6 1,602
2 Stollery N & G Yarram 637.50 246.6 1,572
1 ME & K Triantafyllou Woodside 620.00 246.6 1,528
2 R Wight & Sons Woodside 695.00 246.6 1,713
1 JD & KA Campbell Wonga Wonga 665.00 245.0 1,629
1 A Denbrok Foster North 555.00 245.0 1,359

Heifers
3 JD & KA Campbell Wonga Wonga 353.30 332.6 1,175
1 GW & TA Shilliday Fish Creek 335.00 311.6 1,043
1 T Mowatt Stradbroke 350.00 309.6 1,083
2 G Campbell Mirboo North 437.50 300.0 1,312
13 PF & PA Oloughlin Nerrena 418.50 298.0 1,247
1 D N I & A Couper Mardan 370.00 295.6 1,093

Bulls
1 P Miller Kooweerup 950.00 275.6 2,618
1 RW Bruce Koorooman 845.00 267.6 2,261
1 C Ross Poowong 820.00 265.6 2,177
1 RF & VM Dowel Leongatha South 895.00 265.6 2,377
1 WJ Rees Konwak 825.00 265.0 2,186
1 AT & TJ Derham Maryvale 840.00 264.6 2,222

Store Sale
Steers
2 KF Benson Doomburrim 1,600
18 Blackwood Grazing Trafalgar 1,500
13 S Markham Glengarry North 1,405
9 Island Bay Ranch Newhaven 1,390
1 RT & MJ Newton Konwak 1,310
13 R Wight & Sons Woodside 1,290
14 RM Agostino Nambrok 1,250

Heifers
18 GS & J Tuckett Woodside 1,160
10 R Wight & Sons Woodside 1,130
12 GW & GJ Bland Yarram 1,080
3 G Thomas Gormandale 1,000
4 RT & MJ Newton Konwak 900
14 J & C Triantafyllou Woodside 860
2 BD & PM Moore Mirboo 820

Cows
11 Wc & Tl Warren Denison 1,220
1 KJ & KP Brislin Leongatha 1,060
1 NJ & LC Murphy Leongatha North1,020

Cows & Calves
8 C Gregory Crossover 1,500
1 GS & J Tuckett Woodside 1,490
9 Carnacoo Past Co Stony Creek 1,480
1 C & C Mackin 1,480
6 WC & TL Warren Denison 1,280
1 R Larmour Alambee Reserve 1,240