Friday, December 1, 2023

Lorneville cattle and sheep 15.10

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Heavy prime hoggets softened to $186-$195 Heavy ewes improved to $202-$236 Medium cows, 450-500kg, lifted to $1.70-$1.90/kg Two-year traditional steers, 431-471kg, sold well at $3.04-$3.05/kg Weaner Friesian bulls earned $400
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Ewe demand continued strongly at Lorneville last Tuesday, with top ewes lifting and medium to lighter types steady at $142-$186.  Medium prime hoggets earned $168-$176, while medium to good two-tooths traded at $166-$236. Medium to heavy rams made $60-$100, whilst ewes with lambs-at-foot softened slightly to $109-$110 all counted.

Good prime steers lifted to $3.00-$3.05/kg, with heifers at $2.85-$3.00/kg. Good cows held at $1.95-$2.05/kg, though lighter types softened to $1.30-$1.50/kg.

Two-year South-Devon cross steers, 435kg, fetched $3.05/kg, and yearling Hereford-cross, 266kg, traded at $670.

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