Canterbury


14 January 2021

Coalgate cattle and sheep 14.01

  • Prime Angus heifers, 451-630kg, made $2.46-$2.50/kg

  • Prime Hereford-Friesian steers and heifers over 500kg were mostly $2.37/kg to $2.51/kg

  • Prime Hereford bulls, 488-665kg, achieved $2.49-$2.57/kg

  • Prime Angus cows performed well at $2.00/kg.

Store lambs proved popular at Coalgate last Thursday as a good gallery of buyers meant business. Over 500 lambs sold from $101-$115, with a similar number at $79-$85. Heavy prime ewes earned $180-$204 and medium $128-$159. Values of $100-$150 covered most prime lambs with a few stretching to $161-$170.  The best yearlings from a mixed quality store cattle offfering was 232kg Angus-Friesian heifers that made $2.24/kg, while Hereford-Friesian, 295-306kg, managed $2.00-$2.06/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.