Beef schedules are steady overall in the North, with South Island lifted 10 - 15 cents overall this week. NI lamb has lifted to $8.10, with SI lamb lifted to $7.80. On the dairy front, feeder calf prices remain steady on last week, with good numbers now starting to flow. 100kg Friesian bull contracts are limited this year, with $500 - $550 for October delivery sounding like the market rate at present. CTP and inmilk cows and heifers are in good demand with limited supply. If you have surplus lines of cows or heifers, then list them on MLR today. On the beef & sheep front, store cattle are in hot demand, with limited numbers available. prices are up 5 - 10 cents overall this week. Store lambs are trading around $4 -$4.35kgLW, with good demand pushing these markets higher each week.
Have a great week from the MLR team.