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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday11th May 2021
Comparison Date 04/05/21
Yarding 13,433 - Change -1,780
Lamb 8,443 - Change -2,316
Sheep 4,990 - Change -536

Numbers fell with a total yarding of 13,433 head this week. Quality was mixed with some good heavy sheep selling to strong demand with store lines dominating the yarding. Values remained equal with heavy lambs averaging around 790c/kg cwt and topping at $230/head. The best heavy wethers sold to $229 and young wethers to $199/head. Ewes were firm topping the market at $238/head.

In the lamb market, the under 12kg cwt lambs sold from $60 to $89/head. The 12 to 16kg cwt range eased $15, selling from $71 to
$119/head. Restockers paid $129/head for Merino ewe lambs. The 18 to 20kg cwt range eased $4, and sold from $130 to $154/head. The 20 to 22kg cwt lambs sold to the trade and feedlots ranging from $145 up to $176/head for Merino lambs with a skin value. Prime lambs 22kg to 26kg cwt eased in price due to quality selling from $168 to $221/head. Lambs in excess of 26kg cwt sold from $215 to $230/head. Heavier ram lambs sold from $120 to $160/head. Heavy hoggets remained firm in the market selling to $174/head.

The ewe mutton yarding included a mix of weights and grades with rates mainly firm on all categories. Prime trade weight ewes 24 to 30kg cwt sold from $150 to $195/head, whilst those with over 30kg cwt sold to a top of $238/head. Heavy wethers were selling to a top of $229/head and mature rams were again met with keen competition.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Monday 10th May 2021
Comparison Date 03/05/2021
Yarding 944
Change -517

Numbers were down for a small yarding of 944 head consisting of mainly store conditioned cattle. All categories were in demand. Light weight locally bred weaner steers reached 604c whilst heifers topped at 480c/kg. A pen of heavy cows sold to a top of 382c with most lines selling around 320c/kg.

Weaner steers weighing over 280kg sold between 520c to 540c while light weights made from 522c to 604c to average 538c/kg. Locally bred weaner heifers sold for 400c to 434c/kg for weights ranging from 280 to 330 kg and light weights sold from 400c to 480c to average 450c/kg. Local bred yearling steers sold for 410c to 556c and heifers from 400c to 454c/kg. Pastoral yearling steers sold from 350c to 484c for light weights while pastoral heifers made 258c to 396c/kg depending on quality.

Pastoral bullocks weighing over 600kg sold for 300c to 334c/kg. Grown steers weighing over 500kg sold from 328c to 400c/kg. Lighter weights sold from 352c to 468c and pastoral steers made 290c to 392c/kg for steers weighing under 400kg. Grown heifers weighing under 540kg made from 332c to 400c, whilst heavier heifers over 540kg sold for 340c/kg.

Heavy prime cows improved in price selling from 290c to 382c, while medium weight cows ranged from 276c to 316c/kg. Light cows ranged from 248c to 310c/kg. Pastoral type store cows selling from 100c to 270c/kg. Heavy bulls to processors made up to 340c and medium weight bulls to 302c/kg. Bulls destined for export ranged from 340c to 388c/kg. Lightweight bulls sold from 292c to 486c depending on quality.

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Communicated on behalf of WAMIA CEO – Tim Collins

Dear Agents/Stakeholders/MLC Users

Following the Premiers announcement yesterday in regards to easing of Covid-19 restrictions within the Perth & Peel districts, mandatory masks wearing will be eased, with the exception of certain public settings.

Masks will no longer be required on entrance to site, but we will continue to monitor site entry and undertake temperature testing.

Having considered our operational risk’s and being critical to industry, we will continue to restrict access on auction sale days to Agents and Buyers for a further week.

Thank you all for your support during this difficult time.

Tim Collins
WAMIA - CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday 4th May 2021
Comparison Date 27/04/21
Yarding 15,213- Change 640
Lamb 10,759 - Change 1,109
Sheep 4,454 - Change -469

Numbers remained relatively static with a slight rise of 640 head in a similar quality yarding. Values lifted by $10 a head on heavy lambs at near 800c/kg cwt and topped at $236. The 17 to 22 kg lambs to feedlots and the trade eased $5 and sold between 680 to 750c/kg cwt. Light weight 13 to 16kg lambs to graziers gained $5 at near 750c kg cwt. Ram lambs were of superior quality to last week and gained $30, they sold to top at $199. Hoggets remained firm at near 610c/kg cwt and sold up to $193.The best heavy wethers sold to $200, a gain of $20 at near 600c/kg cwt. In the mutton market, A gain of $8 was evident throughout, with near 600c/kg cwt the common price. Heavy ewes sold to $201.

In the lamb market, the light 0 to 12kg lambs sold to restockers at rates firm on last week. They sold from $40 to $75. The 13 to 16kg range to graziers gained $5 and sold from $75 to $132 at near 750c/kg cwt. The 17 to 20kg range eased $5 and sold from $120 to $144 at rates between 680 and 750c/kg cwt. The 21 to 22kg range sold to the trade and feedlots from $141 to $171/head, down $5 at near 725c/kg cwt. The prime lambs 23 to 26kg, were of outstanding quality and sold from $169 to $210/head, up by $10 head at near 800c/kg cwt and were the pick of the lambs yarded. The 27kg also gained $10 with sales from $195 to $236 again near 800c/kg cwt.

The ram lamb supply improved in quality and weight, with the better heavier types at $140 to $181/head, up by $20. Best heavy hoggets sold from $136 to $193, firm. The ewe mutton yarding included a mix of weights and grades, with rates $8 dearer on all types. The medium weight boners 20 to 24kgs that sold from $101 to $151/head. The prime trade weight ewes 25 to 30kgs sold from $145 to $198, at 600c/kg cwt. The better quality heavy 30kgs plus sold at $185 to $201. The best heavy wethers received 600c/kg cwt and sold from $178 to $200, up $20.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Monday 3rd May 2021
Comparison Date 27/04/2021
Yarding 1461
Change 801

Muchea cattle market penned 1,461 head, up by 801 head on last week, in an improved quality yarding. The extra numbers had a telling effect with younger cattle back 10c to 20c/kg. Grown steers and grown heifers, remained firm but the prime cows and heavy weight bulls softened by 10c/kg, volume driven.

In the weaner portion of the yarding, the local weaner steers to feeders sold from 400c to 572c, down by 10c/kg. The corresponding pastoral weaner steers sold from 272c to 444c, also down 10c/kg. Local weaner heifers sold from 320c to 488c, a fall in price of 10c/kg. The pastoral weaner heifers also fell in price by 10c, and sold from 220c to 368c/kg. Local yearling steers to the trade sold from 380c to 460c, down 10c/kg. Pastoral yearling steers sold from 320c to 380c, also down by 10c/kg. Local yearling heifers to the trade were mainly grain supplementary fed and sold from 382c to 408c, to ease in price by 20c/kg. The pastoral yearling heifers eased 20c in line with the local cattle, and sold from 280c to 394c/kg.

Local grown steers 500-600kg sold from 330c to 396c/kg to remain firm. The pastoral grown steers also held firm, and sold from 320c to 350c/kg. Grown heifers were firm, with local consignments from 340c to 396c, and pastorals lines sold from 350c to 352c/kg. In the cow market the medium weight score 2s to feeders and restockers, sold from 200c to 290c/kg. Similar score 2 weights to processors sold from 250c to 270c/kg to hold firm. The prime heavy weights to processors sold from 278c to 318c to average 10c/kg cheaper. Bulls including pastoral light weights to live export and feeders, sold from 320c to 440c/kg to remain firm. Prime heavy weight bulls to processors sold from 296c to 332c/kg, to hold firm on strong demand.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday11th May 2021
Comparison Date 04/05/21
Yarding 13,433 - Change -1,780
Lamb 8,443 - Change -2,316
Sheep 4,990 - Change -536

Numbers fell with a total yarding of 13,433 head this week. Quality was mixed with some good heavy sheep selling to strong demand with store lines dominating the yarding. Values remained equal with heavy lambs averaging around 790c/kg cwt and topping at $230/head. The best heavy wethers sold to $229 and young wethers to $199/head. Ewes were firm topping the market at $238/head.

In the lamb market, the under 12kg cwt lambs sold from $60 to $89/head. The 12 to 16kg cwt range eased $15, selling from $71 to
$119/head. Restockers paid $129/head for Merino ewe lambs. The 18 to 20kg cwt range eased $4, and sold from $130 to $154/head. The 20 to 22kg cwt lambs sold to the trade and feedlots ranging from $145 up to $176/head for Merino lambs with a skin value. Prime lambs 22kg to 26kg cwt eased in price due to quality selling from $168 to $221/head. Lambs in excess of 26kg cwt sold from $215 to $230/head. Heavier ram lambs sold from $120 to $160/head. Heavy hoggets remained firm in the market selling to $174/head.

The ewe mutton yarding included a mix of weights and grades with rates mainly firm on all categories. Prime trade weight ewes 24 to 30kg cwt sold from $150 to $195/head, whilst those with over 30kg cwt sold to a top of $238/head. Heavy wethers were selling to a top of $229/head and mature rams were again met with keen competition.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Monday 10th May 2021
Comparison Date 03/05/2021
Yarding 944
Change -517

Numbers were down for a small yarding of 944 head consisting of mainly store conditioned cattle. All categories were in demand. Light weight locally bred weaner steers reached 604c whilst heifers topped at 480c/kg. A pen of heavy cows sold to a top of 382c with most lines selling around 320c/kg.

Weaner steers weighing over 280kg sold between 520c to 540c while light weights made from 522c to 604c to average 538c/kg. Locally bred weaner heifers sold for 400c to 434c/kg for weights ranging from 280 to 330 kg and light weights sold from 400c to 480c to average 450c/kg. Local bred yearling steers sold for 410c to 556c and heifers from 400c to 454c/kg. Pastoral yearling steers sold from 350c to 484c for light weights while pastoral heifers made 258c to 396c/kg depending on quality.

Pastoral bullocks weighing over 600kg sold for 300c to 334c/kg. Grown steers weighing over 500kg sold from 328c to 400c/kg. Lighter weights sold from 352c to 468c and pastoral steers made 290c to 392c/kg for steers weighing under 400kg. Grown heifers weighing under 540kg made from 332c to 400c, whilst heavier heifers over 540kg sold for 340c/kg.

Heavy prime cows improved in price selling from 290c to 382c, while medium weight cows ranged from 276c to 316c/kg. Light cows ranged from 248c to 310c/kg. Pastoral type store cows selling from 100c to 270c/kg. Heavy bulls to processors made up to 340c and medium weight bulls to 302c/kg. Bulls destined for export ranged from 340c to 388c/kg. Lightweight bulls sold from 292c to 486c depending on quality.

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Communicated on behalf of WAMIA CEO – Tim Collins

Dear Agents/Stakeholders/MLC Users

Following the Premiers announcement yesterday in regards to easing of Covid-19 restrictions within the Perth & Peel districts, mandatory masks wearing will be eased, with the exception of certain public settings.

Masks will no longer be required on entrance to site, but we will continue to monitor site entry and undertake temperature testing.

Having considered our operational risk’s and being critical to industry, we will continue to restrict access on auction sale days to Agents and Buyers for a further week.

Thank you all for your support during this difficult time.

Tim Collins
WAMIA - CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday 4th May 2021
Comparison Date 27/04/21
Yarding 15,213- Change 640
Lamb 10,759 - Change 1,109
Sheep 4,454 - Change -469

Numbers remained relatively static with a slight rise of 640 head in a similar quality yarding. Values lifted by $10 a head on heavy lambs at near 800c/kg cwt and topped at $236. The 17 to 22 kg lambs to feedlots and the trade eased $5 and sold between 680 to 750c/kg cwt. Light weight 13 to 16kg lambs to graziers gained $5 at near 750c kg cwt. Ram lambs were of superior quality to last week and gained $30, they sold to top at $199. Hoggets remained firm at near 610c/kg cwt and sold up to $193.The best heavy wethers sold to $200, a gain of $20 at near 600c/kg cwt. In the mutton market, A gain of $8 was evident throughout, with near 600c/kg cwt the common price. Heavy ewes sold to $201.

In the lamb market, the light 0 to 12kg lambs sold to restockers at rates firm on last week. They sold from $40 to $75. The 13 to 16kg range to graziers gained $5 and sold from $75 to $132 at near 750c/kg cwt. The 17 to 20kg range eased $5 and sold from $120 to $144 at rates between 680 and 750c/kg cwt. The 21 to 22kg range sold to the trade and feedlots from $141 to $171/head, down $5 at near 725c/kg cwt. The prime lambs 23 to 26kg, were of outstanding quality and sold from $169 to $210/head, up by $10 head at near 800c/kg cwt and were the pick of the lambs yarded. The 27kg also gained $10 with sales from $195 to $236 again near 800c/kg cwt.

The ram lamb supply improved in quality and weight, with the better heavier types at $140 to $181/head, up by $20. Best heavy hoggets sold from $136 to $193, firm. The ewe mutton yarding included a mix of weights and grades, with rates $8 dearer on all types. The medium weight boners 20 to 24kgs that sold from $101 to $151/head. The prime trade weight ewes 25 to 30kgs sold from $145 to $198, at 600c/kg cwt. The better quality heavy 30kgs plus sold at $185 to $201. The best heavy wethers received 600c/kg cwt and sold from $178 to $200, up $20.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Monday 3rd May 2021
Comparison Date 27/04/2021
Yarding 1461
Change 801

Muchea cattle market penned 1,461 head, up by 801 head on last week, in an improved quality yarding. The extra numbers had a telling effect with younger cattle back 10c to 20c/kg. Grown steers and grown heifers, remained firm but the prime cows and heavy weight bulls softened by 10c/kg, volume driven.

In the weaner portion of the yarding, the local weaner steers to feeders sold from 400c to 572c, down by 10c/kg. The corresponding pastoral weaner steers sold from 272c to 444c, also down 10c/kg. Local weaner heifers sold from 320c to 488c, a fall in price of 10c/kg. The pastoral weaner heifers also fell in price by 10c, and sold from 220c to 368c/kg. Local yearling steers to the trade sold from 380c to 460c, down 10c/kg. Pastoral yearling steers sold from 320c to 380c, also down by 10c/kg. Local yearling heifers to the trade were mainly grain supplementary fed and sold from 382c to 408c, to ease in price by 20c/kg. The pastoral yearling heifers eased 20c in line with the local cattle, and sold from 280c to 394c/kg.

Local grown steers 500-600kg sold from 330c to 396c/kg to remain firm. The pastoral grown steers also held firm, and sold from 320c to 350c/kg. Grown heifers were firm, with local consignments from 340c to 396c, and pastorals lines sold from 350c to 352c/kg. In the cow market the medium weight score 2s to feeders and restockers, sold from 200c to 290c/kg. Similar score 2 weights to processors sold from 250c to 270c/kg to hold firm. The prime heavy weights to processors sold from 278c to 318c to average 10c/kg cheaper. Bulls including pastoral light weights to live export and feeders, sold from 320c to 440c/kg to remain firm. Prime heavy weight bulls to processors sold from 296c to 332c/kg, to hold firm on strong demand.

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31/03/2020 COVID-19 Update
11/03/2020 EOI – Sheep Grazing Land – Muchea