Prime lamb prices firm at Cantebury sales

Last updated 08:40 28/03/2014

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

Values were:

Prime sheep

A large yarding of prime sheep, met with similar demand as last week's sale.

Values: Top ewes $105 - $115 (Odd sale up tp $120); medium ewes 76 - $98; lighter wwes 50 - $65

Sales inlcuded: Jared Tooley (Whiterock) 43 ewes at $69 - $88, David Patullo (Peraki) 17 es at $84 - $96, JA Allen (Greenpark) 27 es at $109 - $118, Davaar Ltd (Greta Valley) 125 es at $60 - $111, G Taylor (Oxford) 8 es at $84 - $115, Cooks Farm (Hokitika) 200 es at $61 - $117, ER Harrington (Takamatua) 16 es at $69, Braeburn Farm (Hawarden) 36 es at $92 - $110, CG & C Hill (Greenpark) 19 es at $60 - $115, Graycroft (Motukarara) 16 es at $76 - $95, Strathblane (Hawarden) 11 es at $76 - $111, Hill Bro's (Ngahere) 68 es at $104 - $120, Island Hills Station (Culverden) 94 es at $63 - $100, C MacDonald (Halswell) 10 es at $71 - $104, Pickering Family (Blue Duck Valley) 23 es at $71 - $85, JR & NR Oakley (Glenroy) 75 es at $74 - $85.

Prime lambs

Good yarding of prime lambs saw the market remain firm on previous sale.

Values: Heavy lbs $120 - $126; Good lms $112 - $118; Medium lms $95 - $108; Lighter lms $85 - $92.

Sales included: GL & MA Smith (Tai Tapu) 12 lms at $100 - $108, C & C Dennis (Glenroy) 64 lms at $98, MJ Banks (Loburn) 12 lms at $95, TN Bitmead (Oxford) 8 lms at $97, P & H Heddell (Okains Bay) 16 lms at $95, AR Owen (Prebbleton) 60 lms at $98, Braeburn Farm (Hawarden) 9 lms at $105, AJ Grant (Irwell) 15 lms at $105, T Manera (Ross) 8 lms at $109, J & J Hay (Ladbrooks) 21 lms at $97 - $101, B Campbell (Leeston) 7 lms at $116, CK Earl (Hawarden) 17 lms at $114 - $126, G Johns (Culverden) 28 lms at $93 - $108, Palmside Station (Culverden) 19 lms at $116 - $120, Ben Lomond (Culverden) 27 lms at $96 - $111, M Ward (Manderville) 6 lms at $125, M Gray (Kaikoura) 12 lms at $101, Broadgate Farm (Darfield) 41 lms at $115 - $122.

Store lambs

Good yarding of quality store lambs saw the market increase in value buy $5 - $6 per head with a strong gallery of spirited buyrs present.

Values: Top lms $80 - $88; Good lms $70 - $78; Medium lms $60 - $68; Lighter lms $50 - $57

Sales included: AR Owen (Prebbleton) 143 lms at $86 - $89, C & C Dennis (Glenroy) 387 lms at $80 - $83, Cooks Farm (Hokitika) 162 lms at $69 - $82, Island Hills Station (Culverden) 101 lms at $70 - $92, ER Godsiff (Kaikoura) 113 lms at $69 - $80, D McCartney (Balcairn) 18 lms at $83, Sunhavn Ltd (Gebbies Pass) 53 lms at $60 - $74, MacBeth & Dann (Cashmere) 25 lms at $70 - $80.

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Prime cattle

CJ Bunting (Greenpark) 2 steers at $1133 - $1298 and 1 heifer at $1020, AH & B Mitchell (Weedons) 2 steers at $1155 - $1340, R Garters (Halswell) 5 steers at $1150 - $1296, Savannah Farm (Leeston) 10 steers at $1139 - $1245, Mission Downs (Loburn) 1 heifer at $1123, Campbell Farms (Loburn) 3 heifers at $1125, Malcolm P/Ship (Duvachelle) 4 heifers at $1079 - $1494, WT $ AJ Barton (Leeston) 8 heifers at $709 - $1026, DC & SM Farmer (Tai Tapu) 2 cows at $672 - $992, Camcam Family Trust (Halswell) 1 cow at $710, L & T Farms Ltd (Leeston) 1 bull at $1638.

Store cattle

Mt Potts Lodge (Mt Somers) 11 ang 2 yr heifers at $730 - $760 and 11 ang 18 mnth heifers at $645 - $670, DA Newton (Staveley) 16 ang 2yr heifers at $585 - $665, WT & AJ Barton (Leeston) 4 heref x 2yr steers at $780, BJ Gray (Staveley) 21 ang x and SHX 2yr steers at $450 - $585, RW Stevenson (Oxford) 4 welsh black 2yr steers at $550, Eriskay Family Trust (Loburn) 7 MG 18 mnth steers at $655 and 10 MG 18 mnth heifers at $590 - $600.

- The Press

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