Southland


19 May 2020

Lorneville cattle and sheep sale 19.05

  • Yearling Hereford-cross bulls, 238kg, fetched $2.18/kg

  • Heavy prime lambs made $120-$133

  • Top store lambs were bought for $90-$105, and medium $75-$85

There was a small yarding of prime cattle at Lorneville last Tuesday. Prime beef-cross heifers, 360kg, earned $1.50/kg, while cows 450kg and above sold at $0.90-$1.00/kg. The store pens were mostly R2 Hereford-cross steers, 387-510kg, which traded at $2.00-$2.07/kg, while R2 beef-cross heifers, 376-487kg, were harder work at $1.95/kg and below.

In the sheep pens, light to medium prime lambs made $100-$119, while heavy prime ewes sold for $115-$130, medium $100-$114, and lights $70-$90.