Thursday, November 30, 2023

Canterbury Park cattle and sheep 26.11

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Yearling Charolais-cross steers, 348-386kg, earned $3.65-$3.73/kg Yearling Charolais-cross steers, 306-322kg, made $3.76-$3.86/kg Yearling Charolais-cross heifers, 279-313kg, fetched $3.46-$3.51/kg Prime traditional steers, 580-795kg, held at $3.24/kg,
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A special entry of 650 yearlings attracted buyers to Canterbury Park last Tuesday. Angus steers, 285kg, sold for $3.86/kg and Hereford, 308-348kg, $3.68-$3.77/kg. Angus heifers made $3.33/kg-$3.41/kg and Angus-Hereford, $3.20/kg to $3.50/kg. 
Prime traditional steers, 450-560kg, eased 9c/kg to $3.25/kg and Limousin heifers, 617kg, made the most money at $3.52/kg. Better beef-cross heifers returned $3.06/kg to $3.20/kg. Prime cows sold well as Angus, 670-685kg earned $2.56-$2.58/kg.
Store lambs sold to strong demand with heavy types $120-$141 and mid-range $86-$114. Very heavy mixed-age ewes made $211-$302, and heavy types were $189-$206.   

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