Beef schedules overall have lifted 5 - 10 cents since Christmas. NI lamb is at $7.30, with SI lamb at $7.10. On the dairy front, services bulls are coming out of heifers and herds, with good demand for R2 Jersey bulls and R2 Beef bulls to farm for next season. On the beef & sheep front, store cattle markets overall remain steady this week. 100kg Friesian weaner bulls are fetching $450 - $500 depending on quality, with bulls 110kg + fetching north of $500. Store lamb prices remain steady, with most fetching $3.50 - $3.80kgLW. Breeding ewes are in hot demand, with most selling around $180 - $250, and top 2th ewes fetching $280 - $300.
Have a great week from the MLR team.