Friday, December 1, 2023

Balclutha sheep and store cattle sale 20.11

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Heavy prime hoggets held at $180-$200 Heavy prime ewes improved to $200-$240 Prime rams lifted to $90-$120 Two-year exotic-cross and beef-dairy steers, 430-440kg, strengthened to $3.40/kg
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A smaller offering of prime sheep was penned at Balclutha last Wednesday, with ewes seeing very strong demand, PGG Wrightson agent Russell Moloney reported.

Light to medium prime hoggets lifted $10 to $120-$170. Medium prime ewes had good gains, improving to $170-$200, with lighter types steady at $130-$140.

Yearling Hereford-Friesian bulls, 300kg, managed $2.90/kg, with heifers of the same breeding and weight going one better at $3.00/kg.

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