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TAS Country : January 5th 2012
14 Tasmanian Country Friday, January 6, 2012 The Stock Report Wanted Prompt payment always at Greenham. 6452 2701 www.greenham.com.au RGM/GRT35570 All types wanted for processing We need all types of processing cattle -- and we re offering top money! Prompt payment always Contact your local Greenham buyer for the right advice and prompt payment. It s what you would expect from the Australian owned company with six generations of experience in the meat game. Nick Strickland Central/NW 6433 3230 0417 335 843 Daryl Heazlewood Central/NW 0419 131 458 Ian Millen Central East/NE 6344 8915 0408 133 685 Grant Lethborg North East 0417 633 486 Ron Crack King Island 0400 895 133 Graeme Pretty Circular Head 0418 505 347 Cade Ebdon Statewide 0409 437 950 Wayne Oliver Statewide 6362 3682 0419 358 441 Market hangs in delicate balance WOOL REPORT Eric Hutchinson OUTLOOK: Not a positive picture WOOL sales resume next week with sales in all three interstate selling centres and if the NAB's Agribu- siness Economic Report, published prior to Christ- mas, is to be believed, ''agricultural commodity markets are facing con- siderable headwinds over the near term.'' In the basket of AG commodities they analyse wool and livestock do fare better than grains, sugar and cotton. Wool was the focus com- modity in this report and was in line with how we have been reporting the rather ''delicate balance'' that exists between weak- ening demand from devel- oped economies and a still tight supply situation. NAB 's economists point to a medium-term down- ward price pressure, due to a combination of weaker demand in the big devel- oped economies resulting in consumers ''trading down'' and cheaper syn- thetic alternatives and fibre blending. Perhaps significantly, they counter the position we have argued for some months in respect of retail demand from China, suggesting ''while demand for apparel in China may buffer these impacts some- what, it is not enough to offset weakness coming from other markets.'' They also acknowledge the limited stock levels in semi-processed wool in the pipeline as a result of the rapid winding down of stock levels due to high prices last year. Their forecast for the EMI, (which is a rather clumsy and general indi- cator of wool prices) dur- ing the 2011/2012 season is 1139c/kg clean. This certainly does not paint a positive picture for prices in the coming five or six months, given that the EMI has averaged around 1200c/kg for the first six months of the season thus far.You can do the sums yourself on this. That aside, we have been making sales to a number of buyers this week via the internet-based Wooltrade and if this is any guide the market should open pretty strongly next week. NZ Merino tour The Central Otago Stud Merino Breeders are holding a tour of Merino studs between April 2-4. Studs included in the tour are Matarae, Lammerview, Glenshee, Stonehenge, Armidale, Lauder, Strathclyde, Matangi, Little Valley, Moutere, Earnscleugh, Bendigo, Malvern Downs and Nine Mile. For more information contact Ken Arnold 6391 5598. Santa Gertrudis sales TOP sales last month in- cluded: AW Jones & Sons of Redside, Melton Mowbray, sold a pen of 15-month-old Santa cross Devon steers at Bridgewater for $850 each. Two heifers of the same age sold for $705 each and four fetched $700 each. On- lookers commented on the outstanding quality for these cattle. J & J Pilcher of Bothwell sold an aged Santa cow through Swift at Longford --- 385kg HDW for a return of $l002.30. Cattle in demand at Quoiba DEMAND for all classes of cattle was very strong at Quoiba, this week, the first sale for the year. A total of 240 were yarded including 58 Jap bullocks. Heavyweights made from 183c/kg to 191c/kg, while the younger, well-bred steers re- alised 193c/kg to a top of 211c/kg. The lack of lighter weight trade cattle saw yearling heifers top at 235c/kg while best steer vealers made 231c/kg . Cow numbers were lighter. Beef cows cleared to a top of 167c/kg. Bulls realised to 169c/kg. Best sales were: BULLOCKS: RE & RM Neilson, 213c/kg-$1201; BJ Jeffrey, 211c/kg-$1168; Teldara, 211c/kg-$1209. HEAVY TRADE STEERS: MR & SM Scott, 223c/kg-$1070; DS & ML John- son, 222c/kg-$1087; RE & RM Neilson, 213c/kg-$1164. TRADE STEERS: Forth- ville, 226c/kg-$922; D & S Eeles, 225c/kg-$931; TJ & LA Charleston, 210c/kg-$915. STEER VEALERS: IA & W Buck, 231c/kg-$960; R & M Buck, 229c/kg-$980. HEAVY HEIFERS: BG & TA Britt, 225c/kg-$1071; BI MacIntosh, 219c/kg-$1090; Reader & Faulkner, 211c/kg- $1177. TRADE HEIFERS: MA Lamprey, 235c/kg-$949; TJ & SM Maine, 229c/kg-$906; MR & SM Scott, 228c/kg-$984. HEIFER VEALERS: R&M Buck, 234c/kg-$945. COWS: BG & TA Britt, 167c/kg-$1035; S & N Talbot, 165c/kg-$1131; NT Spillane, 164c/kg-$1013. BULLS: DL & VJ Grey, 169c/kg-$1125; MR & SM Scott, 158c/kg-$1399. 2004713-120106 Thursday 12th January 9.30am A/C Quamby Plains 200 1 yr old Corriedale Ewes. Dec. shorn, vaccinated. 30 1 yr old Ille De France / Corriedale Ewes. Dec. shorn, vaccinated. A/C Li le Mount 270 1 yr old White Suff / Merino Ewes 120 1 yr old Comp / Merino Ewes Other entries invited Please contact Russell Cowan 0418 346 339 Vendor bred Angus Heifers 265 - 900kg, delivered March Vendor bred Friesian Heifers Contact Kent Tyson 0428 318 272 or Stephen Tyson 0447 654 103 Livestock administra on enquiries 0427 320 517 R R SAL A T R LA MARK L AL P RTS Landmark Smithton 6452 1034 1 3 Rubicon Street Smithton landmark.com.au 2014223-111202 TASMANIAN SANTA GERTRUDIS BREEDERS Danny Slater 03 6330 2274 or 0437302266 June Pilcher 03 6259 5543 SANTA GERTRUDIS BREEDERS ASSOCIATION Brisbane 07 32162708 Email email@example.com 'FOR HEALTHY RED BEEF' 2008100-111202
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