THERE was a slight decrease in numbers at Mortlake on Monday with a total of 910 head offered.
THERE was a small offering at Hamilton on Wednesday consisting of 1200 lambs and 480 sheep.
IN a reduced yarding, Hamilton agents penned 8400 lambs and 2165 sheep at the weekly market on Wednesday.
HAMILTON agents penned 13,600 lambs and 5500 sheep at the weekly market where the quality was of a similar standard to the previous market over most categories of lamb and sheep on offer.
CATTLE numbers held firm at Friday’s Hamilton cattle market, with the yarding being majority cows, with an extra buyer present.
THERE was a slight increase in last week’s cattle market as agents yarded 55 head, with the yarding being majority cows; the usual buyers were present.
SHEEPVENTION’S Victorian Working Dog Championships, both this week and into the future, have been bolstered by the installation of around $50,000 in news yards – a gift from sponsor ProWay.
THERE was a reduced yarding in Hamilton on Friday with 70 cattle penned which mostly consisted of cows.
LAST week in Hamilton saw heavy steers over 500kg make up to 434 cents per kilogram and grown heifers over 500kg made up to 404 c/kg and average 397c/kg.
NUMBERS eased last week in Hamilton, with 43 head less yarded for a total of 192, consisting of 128 cows, 53 trade and 11 bulls.