STRAIGHT FROM THE PADDOCK...
Beef schedules are all up around 5 - 10 cents this week, with signs the meat processors are getting short of cattle. NI lamb is up at $6.95, with SI lamb up at $6.70
On the dairy front, dairy cows and heifers are still selling at auctions and in the paddock. Prices range a lot depending on quality with limited numbers are on the market at present. R1 Friesian heifers are in huge demand for export to China with orders out to September delivery. Prices for these are around $1400 - $1600 depending on delivery dates and records.
On the beef & sheep front, store cattle markets remain steady with no signs of these markets lifting till the spring now. R2 Frsn Bulls are trading around $2.30 - $2.40kgLW with R1 Frsn bulls around $2.10 - $2.40kgLW. R1 Steers are fetching $2.70 - $3 with heifers around $2.30 - $2.60kgLW. R2 Steers are making $2.30 - $2.50kgLW with heifers at $2 - $2.30kgLW. Store lambs are ranging from $3 - $3.50 depending on quality.
In these hard times ahead, it is paramount for Stock Agents and Farmers to keep costs down as much as possible, so MLR is a great affordable platform to market your clients livestock New Zealand wide. If you need any help listing livestock, then please call our 24/7 helpline 06 355 0747, or email firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will be in touch ASAP to get you sorted! Any Livestock agents who would like to get set up with their own company account and branding, please contact email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will help you get up and running in no time!
Kia Kaha, stay safe NZ
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