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Prime lamb prices firm at Cantebury sales

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A good yarding of prime lambs saw the market remain firm at Canterbury Agricultural Park.

Store lamb prices increase at Coalgate

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Store lamb prices went up by $3 to $5 a head with top lambs making $70 to $80 at livestock sales at Coalgate.

Stratford stock sale results

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Details of yesterday's stocksale at the Stratford saleyard are:

Prime sheep demand firm at Lorneville sale

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Firm demand occurred for a small yarding of prime sheep at the Lorneville sheep sale in Southland.

Prices stable at Canterbury livestock sale

Sheep being auctioned.

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Heavier prime lambs made $120 to $127 in a stable market at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, Christchurch, this week.

Prime ewe prices firm at Coalgate sales

Livestock sales.

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Prime ewe prices remained firm with heavier ewes attracting buyer bidding at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Store and prime lamb prices up at Canterbury sales

Spring lambs.

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Store lambs lifted $5 to $7 a head on the back of last week's good rainfall at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch, this week.

Prime ewe prices rise on light Coalgate yarding

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Prime ewes were up $2 to $3 a head in a light yarding at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Prime ewe prices ease in Canterbury

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Prime ewe prices eased by $2 to $3 a head at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park.

Prime lamb prices ease at Coalgale sales

Sheep

Prime lamb prices eased in line with a meat schedule drop at livestock sales at Coalgate.

Prime ewe prices up at Canterbury sales

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Prime ewes rose $2 to $3 a head on the back of stronger demand at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch, this week.

Perendale Society and Coalgate Ewe Fair

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A good lineup of quality mixed-age breeding sheep was offered to buyers at the combined Perendale Society and Coalgate Ewe Fair.

Quality lamb prices sound at Coalgate

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Quality lambs had a sound sale at Coalgate this week with spirited bidding on shorn lambs.

Modest Sheffield Ewe Fair interest

Hawarden Ewe Fair

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A light yarding of two-tooths and adult ewes attracted modest interest at the Sheffield Ewe Fair.

Prime lambs ease at Canterbury sales

Sheep

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Prime lambs eased $3 to $4 at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park.

Prime cattle market firm at Coalgate sales

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A good sized yarding of all classes saw the prime cattle market hold firm across the board at the Coalgate sales.

Strong Stratford stock sale

Close to 200 cattle were sold in two hours at a stock sale at the RD1 Livestock yards in Kaponga.

The market remained strong at the stocksale at the Stratford saleyard.

Buyers bid strongly at Hawarden ewe sale

Hawarden Ewe Fair

A large gallery of Marlborough, local and Malvern buyers attended a full yarding of adult ewes at the second leg of the two-day Hawarden Ewe Sale.

Prime lamb prices rise at Canterbury sales

Livestock sales.

Prime lamb prices rose $3 a head throughout the lamb pens at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch, this week.

Prime lamb steady at Coalgate sales

Livestock sales.

A steady prime lamb market reached a high of $120 to $128 for top lambs at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Stratford stock sales

Close to 200 cattle were sold in two hours at a stock sale at the RD1 Livestock yards in Kaponga.

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Stratford stock sale results.

Ewe prices lower than expected

Hawarden Ewe Fair

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A top price of $158 was paid for a two-tooth ewe on the first day of the Hawarden ewe fair.

Prime ewe prices rise in Canterbury

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Prime ewe prices rose $3 to $5 a head with the best ewes reaching $138 at Canterbury Agricultural Park.

Prime lamb market strong at Coalgate

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The best prime lambs made $127 at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Older ewes sell well at Te Kuiti

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Older and capital stock ewes sold to an improved market at the annual four, five, six-year old and capital stock ewe fair at the Te Kuiti Saleyards.

Ram sale 'a struggle'

Ian Caird’s dorset down rams were unsold at the ram sale.

Vendors were on the receiving end of bad news at a recent South Canterbury meat and wool breeds ram sale at Temuka.

Prime ewe prices pick up at Coalgate sales

Ewe

Lighter and medium prime ewes picked up in price at livestock sales at Coalgate.

Prime lamb prices rise at Canterbury sales

Sheep

Rising prices for medium prime lambs were offset by heavier types easing $3 to $4 a head at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch, this week.

Stock snapped up

Close to 200 cattle were sold in two hours at a stock sale at the RD1 Livestock yards in Kaponga.

It seems farmers on the hunt for next season's stock are getting in early.

All sheep sold at Stratford saleyard

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There was a complete dispersal of the 5500 sheep on offer at the ewe fair and beef sale at the Stratford saleyard.

Sheep in great condition

South Canterbury farmer Jim Tiffin

Sheep passing through the Temuka Saleyard selling centre have been in great condition.

Smiles all round at Stratford stock sale

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Good grass growth put smiles on the faces of vendors at a cattle fair and sheep sale at the Stratford saleyards.

Prime steers do well at Canterbury Agricultural Park

Livestock sales.

Heavyweight lambs were unchanged as the rest of the prime lamb market eased at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch, this week.

Export cattle prices remain firm at Coalgate

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The top prime lambs made $129 at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Stratford livestock sales

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Details of the December 18 stocksale at the Stratford saleyard are:

Sheep values decline at Canterbury sales

Sheep

Sheep values declined among large yardings at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch, this week.

Prime heifers ease at Coalgate sales

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Medium-sized prime heifers eased 5c/kg as the rest of the cattle yarding retained previous values at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Suffolk, poll dorset lead Coalgate lamb sales

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Prime lambs with suffolk and poll dorset bloodlines topped the prime lamb market at $131 each at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Prime lamb prices ease at Canterbury sales

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Prime lamb prices eased $2 to $3 at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch, this week.

Prime ewe market rises

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The prime ewe market rose with top ewes making $120 - $139 at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Spring lambs retain value

Spring lambs.

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Spring lambs retained their value in the prime market as prices for end-of-season hoggets eased at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch.

Canterbury livestock sale

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Spring lambs remained unchanged but hoggets were pegged back $4 to $5 a head.

Wool prices kept in check

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Crossbred prices eased for 35 micron and finer fleece by 2 per cent in a mainly hogget wool offering at the Christchurch wool sale.

Store cattle prices ease at Coalgate

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Store cattle prices eased at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Prime lamb eases at Canterbury sales

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Lighter store sheep were $3 to $4 easier at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch, this week.

Prime cattle sell well at Stratford

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Prime cattle sold well at yesterday'Wednesday's stocksale at the Stratford saleyard.

Lorneville stock sale

Livestock sales.

Strong demand occurrecd for a large yarding of prime sheep met at Tuesday's Lorneville stock sale.

Prime heifers rise at Canterbury Agricultural Park

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Prime heifers rose 4 to 6 cents a kilogram at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch this week.

Solid NZ merino wool sale in Melbourne

wool bales

A New Zealand merino offering of mainly fine hogget fleece had to compete with an influx of finer Australian wool at the Melbourne sale this week.

Old season lambs strong at Coalgate sales

Livestock sales.

A strong lamb market saw old season lambs selling up to $134 at last week's Coalgate sales.

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