Heavy prime lamb prices lift at Coalgate

Last updated 07:32 16/05/2014

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Prime lambs in hot demand at Coalgate Small store lamb price rise at Canterbury sales Prime lamb demand strong at Coalgate Stratford sale - July 2 Angus bull sales Prime ewe prices rise at Coalgate Lamb prices unchanged at Canterbury sales Stratford stock sales Farmers holding on to lambs for longer Store lambs ease at Canterbury sales

Heavy prime lambs lifted $5 to $6 a head as the market topped at $135 at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park, in Christchurch, last week.

Prime lambs

Values: A lift of $5-$6 a head was made forheavy lambs. Tops made $125-$135, good $112-$118, medium $100-$106 and light $85-$95.

Sales included: H Faulkner (Springfield) 426 lambs at $96-$112, BW & LD Nell (Rakaia Gorge) 349 lms at $101-$116, Waipara South Branch Station (Rangiora) 160 lms at $90- $124, AKJ Stevens (Rakaia) 119 lms at $111-$116, Manahune P/Ship (Glenmark) 118 lms at $96-$121. AW & RE Preece (Motukarara) 100 lms at $95-$103, Tutaki Run P/Ship (Murchison) 100 lms at $94-$109, BM & LA Faulkner (Springfield) 69 lms at $91-$97, RB & LA Armstrong (Cheviot) 61 lms at $98-$104, AM & MJ Edwards (Te Pirita) 58 lms at $118, DAH & RTH Davison (Culverden) 57 lms at $95-$117, RJ Middleton (Springston) 46 lms at $118-$124, MR Hale (Aylesbury) 42 lms at $111-$121.

Prime ewes

Values: Prime ewes continued to sell well. Heavy shorn corriedale ewes sold for $111. Tops made $110-$115, good $90-$100, medium $80-$85 and light $68-$74.

Sales included: BW & LD Nell (Rakaia Gorge) 544 ewes at $71-$111, AK McDowell (Mayfield) 73 es at $50-$90, AJ & I Swarbrick (Waiau) 51 es at $57-$70, JP & GL O'Neill (Leeston) 44 es at $73-$99, TS & TA Chapman (Darfield) 36 es at $95, Kopara Village (Haupiri) 21 es at $64-$96, Benmore Graziers (Whitecliffs) 19 es at $65, LOCO P/Ship (Oxford) 17 es at $45-$82, HS & KL McLachlan (Amberley) 15 es at $80, G Birme (Weedons) 11 es at $70-$88, AJ Doig (Chertsey) 8 es at $102.

Store lambs

Values: There was a large yarding of store lambs. Tops made $90-$95, good $88-$90, medium $80-$84, light $65-$75 and very light $50-$55.

Sales included: Matiawa Ltd (Kekerengu) 415 lambs at $94, Benmore Graziers (Whitecliffs) 315 lms at $88-$94, Hamilton Glens P/Ship (Omihi) 244 lms at $70-$81, Haldon Pastures (Darfield) 254 lms at $63-$94, CE & EM Douglas P/Ship (Sheffield) 197 lms at $88, RB & LA Armstrong (Cheviot) 185 lms at $57-$89, MB & GA Forrester (Amberley) 186 lms at $50-$90, Est FM Redmond (Greenpark) 154 lms at $90-$91, BI Thompson & H Davey (Sheffield) 146 lms at $51-$88, Taiaroa Benny Farms (Sheffield) 146 lms at $47-$88, Woodhouse Farm Ltd (Glentunnel) 143 lms at $90, DG Watson (Sheffield) 128 lms at $82-$94, Hilvue Farms P/Ship (Burnham) 116 lms at $51-$92. Tutaki Run P/Ship (Murchison) 115 lms at $85-$94, MC & BH Bell (Leeston) 107 lms at $62-$88, Eskhead Station (Hurunui) 97 lms at $49-$76.

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Calves

Values: In the last of the calf sales a top line up of high country calves were entered. Traditional steers had a strong sale with exotics a touch softer and the heifer market remained unchanged at previous weeks. Steer calves made $2.40/kg- $2.70 and heifer calves $2-$2.20.

Sales included: Glenthorne Station (Rakaia Gorge) 88 angus steers at $440-$655, Bellview Enterprises Ltd (Rangiora) 69 strs at $290-$615, Melrose P/Ship (Hawarden) 58 ang strs at $500-$650, CM & AM Dalzell (Lees Valley) 50 ang strs at $480-$580, Flockhill Station (Cass) 47 ang strs at $400-$570, Eskvale Station (Amberley) 24 strs at $585-$680, Glenthorne Station (Rakaia Gorge) 70 ang hereford cross strs at $390-$730, CM & AM Dalzell (Lees Valley) 50 ang/herfx strs at $510-$585, Melrose P/ship (Hawarden) 33 ang/ herfx strs at $500-$660, RJ & BS Frame (Hawarden) 21 ang/herfx strs at $400-$560, High Peak Station (Rakaia Gorge) 16 ang/herfx strs at $400-$450, Flockhill Station (Cass) 13 ang/herfx strs at $395-$470, Hamilton Glens P/ship (Omihi) 9 ang/herfx strs at $490-$680, High Peak Station (Rakaia Gorge) 63 herf strs at $400-$510, CM & AM Dalzell (Lees Valley) 15 herf strs at $410-$535, Melrose P/Ship (Hawarden) 12 herf strs at $510-$595, Glenthorne Station (Rakaia Gorge) 8 herf strs at $590, High Peak Station (Rakaia Gorge) 62 charolais strs at $410-$620.

- The Press

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