Hawkes Bay

26 March 2019

Stortford Lodge prime cattle and sheep sale 25.03

  • Very heavy ram lambs made $145-$182.50

  • Heavy mixed sex lambs held at $144-$165

  • Heavy ewe lambs sold well at $145-$161

  • Very heavy ewes earned $167-$171

  • Medium to good ewes softened to $116-$131

Sheep throughput lifted at Stortford Lodge last Monday, with more quality seen in the lamb section. Medium to good lambs returned $115-$131, and heavy males, $166-$170.

Ewe quality was mixed with the majority light medium to good types. Four huge ewes topped the sale at $199, with heavy types at $144-$150, while light-medium softened to $107-$113.50.

Very heavy two-tooth’s were strong at $172, with the balance of this section trading at $107-$135.