Top lambs earned bids ranging from $160-$184 at Coalgate.
Bidding reached $171 for the top prime lambs at the Christchurch sale.
South Canterbury deer farmer Kris Orange has been elected to the Deer Industry New Zealand board.
So close - a pen of prime ewes nearly made $200 at Christchurch livestock sales.
Cheviot lambs topped the prime lamb market at $168 each at Christchurch sales.
Top prime lambs ranged from $155-$170 at the Coalgate livestock sale.
Heavy ewe prices go back a bit, but still reach high of $176.
Ewe prices ease slightly
There's no easy fix to the wool industry which is in a trough following low demand and the inroads of synthetics.
Wool prices fell at the last Christchurch sale of the season
Chinese consumers will soon have the option of choosing New Zealand chilled meat - but it will be more expensive than frozen.
Prime sheep rise $5-$6
Close to the $200 mark but not close enough - ewes sold for up to $184 at Coalgate.
The Wildings of Conway Flat brought in more than $1m from their bull sale.
The winter market for prime lambs remains high.
Cream of lamb yarding makes $163 at Coalgate livestock sales
Demand ratchets up for prime lambs at Christchurch sales.
The best prime lambs nearly made $170 at Coalgate.
Lamb market rises $4-$5 at Christchurch livestock sales.
The best store lambs made $109, but smaller lambs were the most sought after at Coalgate.
Buyers prepared to pay an extra $2-$5 for prime ewes at the Coalgate sale.
The best prime lambs reached $148 at Christchurch livestock sales.
Across the weight grades prime lambs increased $1-$2 at Coalgate livestock sales.
Ewes increased in value by $3-$5 at Christchurch livestock sales
Vessel containing US$5m worth of phosphate bound for NZ detained in South Africa.
New Zealand will struggle to be a significant player in dairy demand in next five years.
South Canterbury herefords were among the big sellers at Beef Expo.
The prime lamb market maintained its upwards trajectory at Christchurch livestock sales.
Prime lambs were in demand at the Coalgate sale.
The coarser end of halfbred wool has slipped back in value since the highs of the last couple of years.