Thursday, November 30, 2023

Feilding prime cattle and sheep; feeder calves 16.09

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Boner Friesian cows, 520-680kg, made $2.50/kg Boner Friesian cows, 540-555kg, improved to $2.43/kg Boner Friesian heifers, 470-540kg, fetched $2.78/kg All 1300 very-heavy male lambs earned $200-$227 One pen of 527 mixed-sex lambs made $206
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Old season lambs filled the prime pens at Feilding last Monday, rising the overall yarding to 6412. The strong lamb market continued, with mixed-sex contributing 3200 to the tally, where the best 650 made $211-$233, and the next 2000 were $200-$209. Ewe numbers lifted and the tops sold for $202-$220, while very-good to heavy lines were $171-$181.

The Manfeild Park calf sale has moved to Monday only, where beef-cross pens sold on a solid market with Hereford-Friesian bulls $220-$250.  Angus-cross bulls improved, with good pens selling for $200 and mediums $170.

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