Rohan McRae of Elders in Korumburra rings in with results as he helps load cattle for their return to the paddock at the Koonwarra saleyards recently. M294015

Rohan McRae of Elders in Korumburra rings in with results as he helps load cattle for their return to the paddock at the Koonwarra saleyards recently. M294015

THERE were approximately 1500 export cattle, of which 750 head were cows and 500 young cattle, penned at VLE Leongatha’s Koonwarra saleyards on Wednesday last week, representing an increase of 560 head week-on-week.
The usual buying group was present and operating selectively in a cheaper market.
Quality was mixed, with prime cattle in short supply and an increase in secondary lines.
The limited selection of vealers suited to butcher orders sold firm. Yearling cattle suited to the trade fell 30c/kg.
Grown steers and bullocks slipped 16c to 25c/kg.
Heavy weight grown heifers eased 30c/kg.
Heavy weight Friesian manufacturing steers fell 20c, with the crossbred portion back 35c/kg.
The cows slipped 10c to 20c for most while the heavy weight bulls sold from firm to 5c/kg easier.
Vealers sold mostly from 280c to 335c/kg. Yearling trade steers made between 295c and 322c/kg. Yearling heifers to the trade sold between 257c and 314c, after a top of 333c/kg.

Alice and Sam Roberts of Mirboo North enjoyed a school holiday outing when they joined dad at the Koonwarra saleyards recently. M234015

Alice and Sam Roberts of Mirboo North enjoyed a school holiday outing when they joined dad at the Koonwarra saleyards recently. M234015


Grown steers made from 289c to 308c/kg.
Bullocks sold from 290c to 303c/kg. Heavy weight grown heifers showing good finish made between 242c and 270c after a top of 295c/kg.
Heavy weight Friesian manufacturing steers sold between 242c and 266c, with the crossbred portion between 260c and 294c/kg.
Most light and medium weight cows made from 165c to 230c/kg.
Heavy weight cows sold mostly between 218c and 254c/kg.
Heavy weight bulls made between 290c and 335c/kg.
Sale draw for October 14 and 15: 1. Phelan & Henderson & Co; 2. Rodwells; 3. S.E.J; 4. Landmark; 5. Elders; 6. Alex Scott & Staff.

Prime Sale – Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Bullocks
20 Ferguston CT Longford   575.30 308.0 1,771
15 Dunkley AJ & LM Yarram   612.70 306.6 1,878
9 Cummins B & L Dooburrim   628.90 303.2 1,906
6 Leviston W & J Yinnar   725.00 302.6 2,193
13 Anton & Sons Toongabbie Nth   611.90 302.0 1,848
2 Findlay R & R Leongatha   640.00 302.0 1,932

Steers
1 Piasente C & F Mt Eccles   335.00 334.2 1,119
1 Anderson S San Remo   335.00 333.6 1,117
1 Katelea Past Toora   335.00 327.6 1,097
1 Belcher N Woodside   245.00 322.6 790
1 Brunt M & L Poowong   380.00 321.6 1,222
1 Kindergem P/L Welshpool   395.00 320.0 1,264

Cows
1 Barry & Macaulay Wonthaggi   715.00 254.0 1,816
4 Mattern J & S Tarraville   672.50 254.0 1,708
13 Bell I & D Tarwin   653.10 252.0 1,645
6 Jasmal Nom Tarwin Sth   524.20 248.2 1,300
2 Northside Past. Inverloch   715.00 248.0 1,773
1 Anderson S San Remo   685.00 247.0 1,691

Heifers
1 Piasente J & R Mt Eccles   345.00 334.2 1,152
1 Collins S & V Dumbalk   360.00 332.6 1,197
1 Reynolds M & D Yinnar   320.00 325.6 1,041
2 Edwards R & J Fish Creek   415.00 310.0 1,286
1 The Pines Gifford West   455.00 308.2 1,402
8 Neesham T & M French Island   426.30 307.6 1,311

Bulls
1 Carnacoo Past Stony Creek   1110.00 334.6 3,714
1 Katelea Past Toora   915.00 333.6 3,052
1 Anderson S San Remo   855.00 332.6 2,843
1 Johnston PM JA & VR Mirboo Nth   885.00 332.6 2,943
1 Belcher N Woodside   845.00 332.6 2,810
1 McRae KF Dalyston   975.00 322.6 3,145