Ewe throughput increased at Stortford Lodge as weaning progresses, and a combined total of just under 10,000 cull ewes sold at Stortford Lodge and Feilding sale yards last Monday.
Very-good ewes met strong competition and maintained levels of $157-$180, though light-medium to medium came back to $118-$138.50, with the tail end steady at $85-$113.50.
Heavy lambs strengthened to $164-$175.50.
Traditional steers, 587-695kg, traded at $3.30-$3.37/kg, with Hereford-Friesian, 677kg, close behind at $3.28/kg. Angus heifers, 441-476kg, held at $3.10-$3.12/kg, as did Hereford-Friesian, 505-538kg, $3.18-$3.21/kg, though 478-501kg softened to $3.01-$3.02/kg.