Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Lorneville cattle and sheep 10.09

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Two-year Hereford-cross steers, 462kg, earned $2.94/kg Prime cows, 500kg and above, made $2.00-$2.04/kg Top Hereford-cross bull calves sold up to $210-$300 Top store lambs were bought for $130-$135 Ewes with lambs-at-foot fetched $115-$125 all-counted
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At Lorneville last Tuesday a small yarding of prime cattle sold on a strong market, with steers above 500kg at $2.80-$2.90/kg, and heifers over 450kg making $2.80/kg. In the store pens, one-year Hereford-cross steers, 220-314kg, made $2.95-$3.05/kg and same breed heifers, 220-303kg, were bought for $2.99-$3.00/kg. 

Prime lambs strengthened to $190-$206 at the top end, with light to medium types at $148-$186. Prime ewes also improved slightly, up to $188-$218 at the top end, and heavy local trade rams made $102.

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