Saturday, April 20, 2024

Coalgate cattle and sheep 24.06

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Prime steers over 500kg returned $2.78-$2.88/kg R1 Angus steers, 281kg, earned $710 Twelve prime ewes achieved $300 136 breeding ewes managed $192-$220
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R2 Hereford-Friesian dominated a small store cattle section at Coalgate last Thursday. Pens of 383-431kg steers managed $2.44-$2.45/kg while 341-383kg heifers traded at $2.20-$2.28/kg. Ten percent of the prime ewes offered made $256-$300 while a third sold from $200 to $236. The rest made at least $123. A budget of at least $150 was needed for most prime lambs as they earned $150-$199, however the top 10% pushed further to $201-$220. The bulk of the store lambs sold for $100-$131 with a few lesser pens at $60-$75. Read more in your LivestockEye.

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