Monday, April 22, 2024

Canterbury Park prime cattle and all sheep 2.08

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Prime Hereford-Friesian steers, 725-785kg, made $3.15-$3.18/kg Other prime beef and dairy-beef steers, 495-658kg, nearly all earned $2.96-$3.08/kg Prime Red Devon heifers, 570kg, achieved $3.07/kg Prime Angus and Hereford bulls, 830-930kg, managed $2.36-$2.41/kg
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Some very heavy prime sheep were the main talking point of Tuesday’s Canterbury Park sale as a third of the prime lambs traded at $200-$283 and most of the balance made $136-$195. The best ewes earned $330 while other very heavy pens returned $246-$298 and heavy $180-$200. Much of the ewes were medium-good condition and fetched $108-$140, which included a pen that held over 120-head. A few heavier pens of store lambs fetched $132-$152 while $106-$130 covered most medium lines. Read more in your LivestockEye.

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