Canterbury


10 June 2021

Coalgate cattle and sheep 10.06

  • Prime traditional steers, 514-696kg, traded at $2.74-$2.82/kg

  • Prime Hereford-Friesian steers, 445-695kg, made $2.62/kg to $2.77/kg

  • Prime Hereford-Friesian heifers, 518-570kg, fetched $2.61-$2.66/kg

  • Several pens of scanned-in-lamb ewes made $170-$208

Store lambs sold on a steady market at Coalgate last Thursday as the bulk fetched $100-$129 while a sizeable top end traded at $130-$146. The top 5% of the prime lambs fetched $200-$221 and mid-range lambs were concentrated into a range of $150-$190. Only a handful of the remainder sold above or below this level. The top ewes stretched to $286 while other very heavy pens collected $200-$266. However, the majority fetched $151-$169. R2 Angus and Angus-Hereford steers, 435-480kg, traded at $2.44-$2.56/kg. R1 traditional lines, 142-181kg, sold in two big pens for $455-$560, followed by heifers, 152-188kg, that made $360-$420. Read more in your LivestockEye.