Friday, December 8, 2023

Lorneville cattle and sheep 26.11

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Heavy spring lambs earned $170-$200 Heavy prime hoggets softened to $170-$190 Medium to top store hoggets improved to $128-$133 Prime steers and heifers, 500-600kg, improved to $2.90-$3.10/kg Two-year Hereford-cross steers, 391-416kg, held at 3.30-$3.40/kg
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Prime spring lambs were on offer at Lorneville last Tuesday, with medium types trading at $150-$168. Hoggets softened to $140-$168.  Ewe’s also eased with most discounted $12-$20, heavy types returned $180-$230, with light to medium at $120-$178.

Cows 480-550kg, eased to $2.20-$2.30/kg, and 430-480kg, $1.80-$2.00/kg.

Two-year Hereford-cross heifers, 380-400kg, returned $3.05-$3.07/kg. Yearling Hereford-cross steers, 300kg, varied at $900-$980, $3.00/kg, to $3.26/kg.

Weaner Hereford-cross bulls, 100-130kg, held at $450-$550, with their sisters of the same weight softening slightly to $400-$450. Friesian bulls, 100-140kg, were steady at $320-$450.

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