This week saw some mixed results in the Livestock world with prices generally finding a firm market with the only slight dip in the lamb yard with quality and weight being the main factor in this change .
Mutton continues its wonderful run with prices maintaining record levels along with rams that are still sitting at record ever prices and demand .
Processing cattle are in demand as we are the thick of winter , with some excellent results / prices being realised .
Yesterday saw the start of the monthly store cattle markets at Powranna open in the wake of a very successful weaner selling season , with strong demand for all descriptions with young British bred steers and heifers selling to excellent rates . Angus steers 232kg / $940 or 406 cents , Angus heifers 225kg /$870 or 380 cents per kg live weight. Hereford steers 311kg /$1100 or 355 cents while their younger brothers 276kg/$1090 or 401 cents per kg liveweight . One pen of Angus steers 277kg/$1110 per head or 401 cents per kg live going to the local feedlot for backgrounding . Grown steers 600kg realised $1800 while PTIC Red Angus cows topped at $1700 per head .
Dairy Livestock have some very good cows on the market at present , along with export orders for Friesian Heifers within three categories to fill quickly .
Yesterday saw a good offering of scanned in lamb ewes offered account Creese North East 3 yr Ewes topping at $216 while the 4yr sisters made $190 for a total clearance .
Oatlands next Sheep and Lamb sale Thursday 13th July. PL and SA Elliot clearing sale , Bishopsbourne, next Thursday 29th June 11am .
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