Thursday, April 25, 2024

Temuka prime cattle and all sheep 28.06

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Angus and Charolais steers, 595-635kg, managed $2.90-$3.03/kg One Hereford heifer, 580kg, achieved $3.10/kg 800 shorn store ewe lambs sold for breeding at $163-$169 Scanned-in-lamb breeding ewes managed $230-$260
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Short snow flurries couldn’t dampen store lamb prices at Temuka last Monday and the majority earned $150-$169 followed by most of the balance at $120-$149. Nearly half of the prime lambs fetched $200-$215 with the rest evenly spread from $170-$199. Ewes were also a hot item and 150 of the very heavy pens earned $200-$292. The remainder were mostly medium types that sold from $120 to $196. The cattle section was small and most were either Friesian or Hereford cows that made $1.88-$1.99/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.

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