Friday, December 8, 2023

Lorneville cattle and sheep 1.10

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Top prime lambs softened to $166-$190 Ewes with lambs-at-foot held at $100 all-counted Top prime heifers held at $2.70-$2.80/kg Good cows, 500-600kg, sold well at $1.95-$2.05/kg Two-year beef steers, 440kg, traded at $2.95/kg
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Cows once again made up most of the prime cattle yarding at Lorneville last Tuesday, with good competition lifting returns for 450-500kg cows, up to $1.85-$1.95/kg. Medium beef and exotic store heifers, 203-257kg, earned $2.76-$2.98/kg.

Prime lambs eased with light to medium types making $124-$140, ewes were also discounted with heavy types back to $150-$176, and light to medium $124-$140.  Store lambs also eased $15-$20 on average, with the top end fetching $130 and light to medium $100-$115.

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