Friday, December 1, 2023

Stortford Lodge prime cattle and sheep 25.11

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Heavy to very heavy ewes held at $181-$239 Medium-good to good ewes eased to $136-$155.50 Very heavy lambs improved to $205.50-$220 Good lambs lifted to $156-$167 Angus heifers, 494-545kg, held at $3.20-$3.22/kg
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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.

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