9 December 2020

Balclutha 9.12

  • Heavy prime ewes eased to $130-$150, with medium $100-$120 and light $70-$90

  • Prime rams made $80

  • Store lambs earned $60-$80

  • Yearling Angus steers, 250kg, fetched $2.80/kg to $3.00/kg

  • Yearling Hereford-Friesian steers, 350kg, traded at $2.40/kg

There was a full yarding of prime sheep at Balclutha last Wednesday. Heavy prime lambs held at $140-$160 while medium types softened to $100-$120.

Demand was soft for store cattle with 2-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 400-450kg, at $2.30/kg, and same breed 2-year heifers, $2.00/kg.