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Medium prime lambs lift $5

Cattle have been selling well on the back of good beef prices.

Medium sized prime lambs gained a $5 a head as heavier lambs were unchanged at livestock sales at Coalgate.

Prime lamb market nearly tops $140

A small yarding of prime cattle met firm markets apart from lightweight heifers which eased 5c/kg.

A pen of heavier prime lambs from Blenheim made $139 each at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch.

Crossbred wool sells strongly

Crossbred wool drew strong bidding at the Christchurch sale

Strong bidding pushed prices to unprecedented levels for 28 to 34 micron wool types at the Christchurch wool sale yesterday.

Most prime lambs top $100

DRYING UP: The appetite of farmers to buy store lambs and put more weight on them for the prime market appears to be drying up as rain clouds skirt past parched Canterbury farmland.

Few prime lambs sold for under $100 at livestock sales at Coalgate.

Store cattle prices hit new high

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Store cattle prices reach a new level unseen by stock agents at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch.

Strong wool prices please farmers

Lambs in the Shearing shed waiting to be shorn, with bales of wool in the foreground.

Prices reached levels unseen since the late 1980s for 28 to 33 micron crossbred wool at a Christchurch wool sale.

Stable wool market for farmers

Crossbred 34 micron fleece generated strong competition.

Wool prices were mostly unchanged in the first sale of the season at the Christchurch wool sale yesterday.

Store lambs reach high of $94

A light yarding of store lambs had an improved sale for all grades, especially shorn crossbreds.

The best store lambs made as much as $94 at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park this week.

Blizzard deterrent to stock yardings

Good to heavy lambs increased up to $5 a head.

Blizzard conditions toned down numbers at livestock sales at Coalgate last week

Prime lamb prices rise

Prices rose for prime lambs

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

Prime ewe market lifts

The ewe market was slightly stronger by $2 to $5 a head

Prime ewes rose $2 to $5 a head at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Prime lambs top $120 at sale

Livestock go under the hammer at Canterbury Agricultural Park.

The heaviest prime lambs made $120 at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch, this week.

Mixed bag for the wool market

Mid micron and merino fleece prices were up and crossbred wool down at the Christchurch wool sale.

Wool prices largely corrected for the last sale of the season at the Christchurch wool sale yesterday (June 25).

Price hike for prime steers

Prime cattle prices lifted at the livestock sale

Prime lambs rose $3 to $4 a head at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch.

Top lambs reach $126

Prime lambs had a strong sale

A strong market pushed top prime lambs to $126 a head at livestock sales at Coalagte last week.

Genetics vs feeding vs management

Caberfeidh manager Andrew Harding.

Beef progreny test aims to discover how bulls of different types perform under comparable commercial conditions.

Smaller prime lambs slow to sell

Smaller prime lambs were slower to sell.

Good sized prime lambs shifted more freely than smaller lambs at livestock sales at Coalgate.

Prime lamb prices rise

Prices rose in the prime lamb market with heavier lambs reaching $110 to $126

Prices rose in the prime lamb market with heavier lambs reaching $110 to $126 at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch.

Woolly lambs make a slight gain at Coalgate sales

Lambs.

Prime lamb values levelled off except for woolly lambs at livestock sales at Coalgate.

Store lambs in strong demand

Cattle sale,

Fine wool store lambs were in strong demand at the latest livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch.

Demand strengthens for store lambs

Lambs at auction

Store lambs were in strong demand at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch.

Big lift for wool prices

Wool sells strongly at the Christchurch sale

Extreme prices were experienced across most micron categories at the Christchurch wool sale.

Prime cattle shine at Coalgate sales

Lambs go under the hammer at livestock sales.

Prime steers and heifers rose 10 cents a kilogram at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Prime ewes prices rise at Canterbury livestock sales

Prices rose $2 to $3 per head across most classes of prime ewes at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch, this week.

Prime lambs lift at Coalgate sales

Medium and good prime lambs rose in value by $2 to $3 a head at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Currency favours wool farmers

Wool farmers had a strong sale in Christchurch despite a larger catalogue than expected.

A weaker dollar kept prices high despite a wool catalogue well over its original roster at the Christchurch wool sale.

Heavy prime ewes up at Coalgate sales

Sheep at saleyards

Heavy prime ewes were up $2 to $3 a head at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.

Prime lamb prices steady at Canterbury sales

Sheep at the saleyards

Prime lamb prices were steady with the best lambs making as much as $120 at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch.

Prime lambs hold their value at Coalgate

Top prime lambs rallied against declining meat schedules to reach $1100-plus.

The best prime lambs made $110 to $120 at livestock sales at Coalgate.

Store lamb prices rise at Canterbury sales

Lamb prices improved at livestock sales or held their value.

The best store lambs lifted in price by $2 to $3 a head at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch.

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