Livestock Sales

LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORTS

  

Maitland Liveweight Report 11th December 2017

There was a yarding total of 550 liveweight cattle. Good pens of quality cattle sold well. A lot of xbred yearling types and not to many good yielding vealers.

Best vealers 290-340 c/kg; light & medium vealers 280-350 c/kg; yearlings steers 260-308 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 240-305 c/kg; restocker  steers 280-390 c/kg; restocker heifers 250-335 c/kg; Export steers/bullocks 245-260 c/kg cows 170-217 c/kg, bulls 218-230 c/kg.


Maitland Liveweight Report 4th December 2017

There was a yarding total of 500 liveweight cattle. Quality and condition was good overall. Restocker Heifers sold to a good market.

Best vealers 300-345 c/kg; light & medium vealers 300-400 c/kg; yearlings steers 290-325 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 273-319 c/kg; restocker  steers 300-400 c/kg; restocker heifers 290-350 c/kg; Export steers/bullocks 240-280 c/kg cows 180-240 c/kg, bulls 200-245 c/kg.


Maitland Liveweight Report 27th November 2017

There was a yarding total of 550 liveweight cattle. Good yarding of cattle, condition was better overall. 

Best vealers 300-366 c/kg; light & medium vealers 290-400 c/kg; yearlings steers 270-320 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 266-320 c/kg; restock of steers 300-401 c/kg; restock of heifers 280-340 c/kg; Export heifers 210-240 c/kg; Export steers/bullocks 250-260 c/kg cows 170-222 c/kg, bulls 180-220 c/kg, feeder steers 400-500 c/kg.


Maitland Liveweight Report 20th November 2017

There was a yarding total of 400 liveweight cattle. Better quality of yarding of cattle this week. 

Best vealers 300-346 c/kg; light & medium vealers 300-400 c/kg; yearlings steers 300-340 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 265-325 c/kg; restock of steers 320-390 c/kg; restock of heifers 280-340 c/kg; Export heifers 230-240 c/kg; Export steers/bullocks 250-260 c/kg cows 170-226 c/kg, bulls 220-245 c/kg.


Maitland Liveweight Report 13th November 2017

There was a yarding total of 500 liveweight cattle. Better yarding of cattle this week. All regular buyers in attendance with rates firm to 10 c/kg stronger.

Best vealers 310-350 c/kg; light & medium vealers 300-400 c/kg; yearlings steers 300-330 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 284-325 c/kg; restock of steers 300-400 c/kg; restock of heifers 270-360 c/kg; cows 160-226 c/kg, bulls 197-210 c/kg.


Maitland Liveweight Report 6th November 2017

There was a yarding total of 200 liveweight cattle. Small yarding this week after a wet weekendAll regular buyers in attendance with rates firm to 10 c/kg stronger.

Best vealers 300-340 c/kg; light & medium vealers 300-360 c/kg; yearlings steers 290-330 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 270-330 c/kg; restock of steers 300-361 c/kg; restock of heifers 300-340 c/kg; cows 190-220 c/kg.


Maitland Liveweight Report 30th October 2017

There was a yarding total of 260 liveweight cattle. Small yarding this week after store sale. Quality of cattle very mixed. Market strong. All regular buyers in attendance with rates firm to 10 c/kg stronger.

Best vealers 300-360 c/kg; medium vealers 280-330 c/kg; light vealers 330-390 c/kg; yearlings steers 300-360 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 270-344 c/kg; restock of steers 300-380 c/kg; restock of heifers 280-340 c/kg; best cows 212-220 c/kg; medium cows 180-202 c/kg; bulls 200-235 c/kg.


Maitland Liveweight Report 23rd October 2017

A total yarding of 300 liveweight cattle. Rain reduced yarding quality was good overall. All regular buyers and attendance with rates firm to dearer. We saw a great quality yarding of butcher vealers 300-400 kgs topping at 355 c/kg. Angus restock of steer stopping at 414 c/kg. Export market firm to 10c/kg dearer. 

Best vealers 310-355 c/kg; medium vealers 305-342; light vealers 310-356; yearlings steers 290-348 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 285-346 c/kg; restock of steers 320-414 c/kg; restock of heifers 300-340 c/kg; best cows 220-225 c/kg; light restock/boners cows 170-200 c/kg; bulls 200-210 c/kg.


Maitland Liveweight cattle 16th October 2017

There was a yarding of 425 liveweight cattle. All regular buyer in attendance for this sale with rates firm to dearer. We saw a great run of butcher vealers offered with markets for those cattle firm to 8c/kg stronger. The big mover this week was with the restocker weaners. Angus steers topping at 389c/kg that up to 35c/kg stronger than previous weeks. Export Market was firm to 6c/kg stronger. Over cattle market has jumped back up with the recent rain in certain parts of New South Wales and southern Queensland. On Monday we had a Charolais/ Santa steer 600kgs donated by they Smith and Payne family of Quorrobolong funds to relay for life (Cancer Council NSW) the steer made 16.74c/kg coming back at $10,127

Best Vealers 315 to 346c/kg; Medium Vealers 265 to 320c/kg; Light weight vealers 318 to 390c/kg; Yearling steers 285 to 352c/kg; Yearling heifers 250 to 332c/kg; Restockers Steers 300 to 389c/kg; Restocker Heifers 260 to 330; Euro Heifers to feed 295 to 320c/kg; Export Heifers N/A Grown Steers and Bullocks 245 to 262c/kg; Best cows 210 to 222c/kg; Medium Cows 175 to 208c/kg; Light boner cows 160 to 175c/kg; Bulls toped at 235c/kg;

For a more detailed report please contact one of the auctioneers at Bowe & Lidbury


MAITLAND LIVEWEIGHT SALE MONDAY 25th September

A total yarding this week of 450 cattle, with the trend for Export and Trade cattle being firm to 10c cheaper.  Overall, a good run of vealers while the reset of the yarding quality was down.

Best Vealers $2.80/kg-$3.42/kg; Light & Medium Vealers $2.40/kg-$3.00/kg; Light Veal $3.50/kg; Yearling Steers $2.30/kg-$2.85/kg; Yearling Heifers $2.00/kg-$2.80/kg; Restocker Steer Weaners/Vealers $2.40/kg - $3.05/kg; Restocker Heifer Weaners/Vealers $2.10/kg - $2.50/kg; Export heifers $2.00/kg - $2.20/kg; Export Steers/Bullocks $2.15/kg-$2.30/kg; Cows $1.50/kg-$2.17/kg; Bulls $1.70/kg-$2.20/kg


TOCAL STOCK HORSE SALE SUNDAY 5th NOVEMBER 

A large contingent of buyers attended the annual Tocal Stock Horse Sale.With buyers bidding on the 18 lots available from Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.

The top price lot being Tocal Oriana selling for $24,000.00.The sale average was $10,222.00 while the sale average was up it is also important to note that 13 lots offered for sale made from $3500.00 to $9500.00

The fact that students of the horse course at Tocal prepare these horses for sale, the information available and the ability for potential purchases to ride the horses in the week before sale are all unique aspects of the Tocal sale each year.

The staff and students should be congratulated on their presentation of horses in what is a very important part of the Tocal rural studies.


MAITLAND STORE CATTLE SALE   SATURDAY 18/11/2017

This week Maitland Saleyards yarded 900 cattle for a 100% clearance. Quality and condition was only average overall, most of the weaner steers were in good condition.  Market trend was very good overall, the good quality cattle sold very well. Good crowd of buyers from mainly local area. 

STEERS: Weaners:440 head 5mths - 12mths. Yearlings: 50 head 13mth - 24 mths

HEIFERS: Weaners: 220 head 5-14mths $500-$1280 to average $730 (Trend +$10)

PTIC: 20 head 2yrs $900- $1380 to average $1,100 (Trend Firm +$20)

COWS: Cows with calves: 100 head 2yrs-10yrs $1,000-$3200 to average $1,650 (Trend +$30)

PTIC: 50 head 4yrs-10yrs $900 -$1370 to average $1,100 (Trend  +$20)

Joined Cows:20 head 5yrs-10yrs $700 - $1,200 to average $800 

A/C Ambiad P/L Mindarribba sold the top pen of Angus Young cows and calves for $3,200 to Jon Unicombe of Westbrook

A/C R&G Harris "Mulbrae" Chads Creek, had the top yard Angus weaner steers sold for $1,030 to National Stockyards, Nelsons Plains. They also had the top pens of Angus weaner heifers selling for $870 to George Vaughen, Port Macquarie.

A/C Hilton Grugeon, Morpeth had some of the best results in the Yearling Steers, he topped at $1,300 for 10 Red Baldy Steers Milktooth to WP Grazing.


For more of a detailed report, please contact one of the auctioneers.

 

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