Saturday, December 2, 2023

Coalgate cattle and sheep 15.01

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Yearling Hereford-Friesian heifers, 325kg, fetched $2.66/kg Yearling Hereford-Friesian heifers, 329-364kg made $2.45-$2.55/kg. Prime Shorthorn bulls, 563-720kg, earned $2.50-$2.60/kg.
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Sale day changed to Wednesday at Coalgate due to the Rakaia Gorge lamb sale being held the following day.  Most store lambs traded were at the heavier end of the scale, earning $112-$121, with second cuts at $90-$104. Prime lamb prices dropped, with the top end $180-$192, and two-thirds of the tally making $120-$149. Prime ewes held, with very heavy types at $204-$232, and good to heavy ewes returning $140-$194. The cattle sale was small with just over 100 head presented.

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