Prime ewe prices ease in Canterbury

Last updated 08:52 07/03/2014

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

Top ewes made $105 - $120 with the odd sale to $135.

Prime lamb values also fell slightly by $2 a head from last week with better lambs making $120 to $124.

In a small yarding store lambs came under good demand with top lambs making $70 - $76.

Prime cattle were unchanged and steers made 215c/kg to 230c with sales to 236c.

Prime lambs

Values: In a small yarding the market eased by $2 a head across all weights. Heavy lambs made $120 - $124, good lambs $110 - $117, medium $94 - $105 and lighter $85 - $92.

Sales included: EA Bedford (Burnham) 3 lambs at $124, Kahutara Farm (Tai Tapu) 10 lms at $117, R Inch (Rangiora) 7 lms at $102 - $126, AS Wilson (Fernside) 12 lms at $98, P Forman (Gebbies Valley) 18 lms at $103, JE Evans (Aitkens) 20 lms at $95 - $120, W Diedrichs (Hokitika) 21 lms at $106, C & N Lowery (Leeston) 22 lambs at $94 - $109, PF Williams (Omihi) 13 lms at $120, W Wakefield (Cust) 14 lms at $118, A Moorehead (Broadfields) 8 lms at $105, AG & RG Barnes (Burnham) 14 lms at $98, Glenellen Farm (Oxford) 32 lms at $97 - $120, Isobell Scott (Kaikoura) 13 lms at $117, AG Clark (Templeton) 12 lms at $98, Sinclair Partnership (Loburn) 10 lms at $103-$122, D M Kirwan (Sefton) 26 lms at $99-$111, Marble Point Winery (Hanmer) 64 lms at $92-$125, N R Hislop (Waikari) 142 lms at $89-$122, T J & F M Burrows (Horrelville) 28 lms at $115-$116, S H Dalley Partnership (Rangiora) 95-$124, S Tovey (Broomfield) 21 lms at $100-$115, J M & P L Ward (West Melton) 12 lms at $116, D J Petrie (Eyreton) 42 lms at $85-$92, D & P Colville (Cust) 36 lms at $99-$115, A F & D M Costello (Hawarden) 12 lms at $95-$105, Oxford Boarding Kennels (Oxford) 11 lms at $96, G & C Gemmell (Cust) 11 lms at $120-$126, A R McKenzie (Saltwater Creek) 14 lms at $92-$120, Est D M Leitch (Weedons) 7 lms at $124, R Yates (Fernside) 11 lms at $123.

Prime sheep

Values: Prices eased by $2 to $3 a head for most ewe classes in a light yarding.

Top ewes made $105 - $120 with the odd sale to $135, medium $83 - $98 and lighter $50 - $65.

Sales included: DCH Waddy (Domett) 68 ewes at $ 69 - $92, SW Brannigan (Southbridge) 10 es at $120, P Forman (Gebbies Valley) 25 es at $97 - $113, KH & JMC Elliott (Duvauchelle) 16 es at $70 - $88, WW Diedrichs (Kowhitirangi) 25 es at $92 - $124, DA & OW Gibson (Kaikoura) 80 2th es at $65 - $70, C Wiffen Ltd (Parnassus) 18 2th es at $55 - $70 and 42 es at $63 - $68, B Manson (Little River) 9 es at $80 - $62, D & K Webster (Dunsandel) 8 2th es at $65, B Ensor (Kaikoura) 10 es at $61, A F & D M Costello (Hawarden) 11 es at $51-$92, Marble Point Winery (Hanmer) 54 es at $75-$127, J Tasker (Brookside) 27 es at $68-$107, D J & S C Innes (Pigeon Bay) 40 es at $77-$87, D V & K L Lynskey (Balcairn) 24 es at $65-$86, J R Bulman (Little River) 37 es at $74-$112, J M & G B Morton (Kaikoura) 67 wethers $40-$98, D J Petrie (Eyreton) 167 es at $51-$84.

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Store lambs

Values: A small yarding of store lambs met good demand with buyers coming from North Canterbury to Mid Canterbury areas. Top lambs made $70 - $76, medium $60 - $68 and lighter $45 - $57.

Sales included: RS & PK Lough (Kaituna Valley) 95 wether lambs at $60 - $67, Strathblane (Waikari) 66 mixed sex lms at $60 - $73, W Diedrichs (Hokitika) 57 m/s lms at $60 - $75, Priory Farm (Culverden) 423 m/s lms at $56 - $76, C Wiffen (Parnassus) 155 m/s lms at $66 - $74, Admiral Farms (Parnassus) 29 m/s lms at $63 - $71, H & O Pinckney (Waiau) 46 m/s lms at $58 - $70, N R Hislop (Waikari) 152 m/s lms at $65-$79, Holmes Bay Ltd (113 m/s lms at $57-$68, W & B Thomson (Ashley) 27 m/s lms at $63-$71.

Prime cattle

Values: A yarding of mixed quality cattle met a market similar to last week in line with the reduction in the meat schedule from the previous sale.

Steers made 215c/kg to 230c with sales to 236c, heifers 195c to 215c with sales to 220c, cows 120c to 150c with sales to 158c and bulls 160c to 200c with sales to 220c.

Sales included: J G Lentjes (Leeston) 12 steers at $1291 to $1467, I R James (Sefton) 1 str at $1441 and 1 heifer at $1311, B J Harrington (Dunsandel) 2 strs at $1248 to $1416, A Nicholson (Tai Tapu) 4 strs at $924 to $993, J&A Marshall(Prebbleton) 2 strs at $1113 to $1252, WC&CJ Tibbles (West Melton) 4 strs at $1182 to $1270, Okuku Farm (Okuku) 2 strs at $1133 to $1234, Froud Software 3 strs at $1161 to $1340, MP&D Jowsey 1 str at $994, J Monopoli (Kaiapoi) 2 strs at $1175 and 2 hfrs at $1220 to$1282, N Fotheringham (Greta) 1 str at $1323 and 2 hfrs at $1123 and 4 cows at $483 to $987, A Mills (Rangiora) 2 hfrs at $954 to $994, C R Timperley (Coutts Island) 4 hfrs at $881 to $1128, J G McDrury (Dunsandel) 8 hfrs at $978 to $1073 and 1 bull at $1530, P R Partnership (Greenpark) 8 strs at $1097 - $1254, Harvid Ltd (Halswell) 3 strs at $1232 - $1559, R & J Collins (Dunsandel) 4 strs at $1193 - $1298 and 7 hfrs at $999 - $1134, Garden City Hose (Mt Pleasant) 2 strs at $1060, CJ Parish (Ladbrooks) 1 str at $990, Savannah Farm (Leeston) 30 strs at $956 - $1386 and 1 hfr at $1071, PM & DA Jones (Kaikoura) 1 str at $1213, C Weibel (Akaroa) 2 strs at $871 - $879 and 1 hfr at $929, M Gehrig (Akaroa) 2 cows at $697 - $854, Grove Farm Enterprises (Irwell) 12 bulls at $624 - $888.

Store cattle

Values: A yarding of mixed quality cattle was difficult to sell.

Sales included: C R Timperley (Coutts Island) 10 murray grey and angus heifers at $610 to $680.

- The Press

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