The Weekly Weigh-In

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THE WEEKLY WEIGH-IN

The latest livestock listings, prices and industry news

 

MARKET ROUND UP FROM THE FIELD...

More good rain over the last few days, with warm temperatures seeing good grass growth for many regions. Schedules are all back around 10 cents this week, as the flow of dairy cows keeps the meat processors going, and the NZ dollar moves higher.  

DAIRY SECTOR

Autumn calving is now under way, with Friesian bull calves fetching good money on the back of the strong beef markets. Good quality calves are making around $200 - $250 with lesser quality under $200. Beef calves are in strong demand with these selling all north of $300 at present. Limited numbers of these available in the autumn sees demand far exceeding supply. Dairy cows and heifers are still moving at the lower end of the market, with clearing sales due to kick off over the next week or so.   

 

MLR Dairy Livestock Market Indicator

Herd  I/C Heifers Wnr Heifers Aut Calving Cows
$900 - $1650  $700 - $1400  $400 - $600  $1200 - $1600  

BEEF & SHEEP SECTOR

Grass is keeping the store markets steady again this week, with good demand for store cattle and lambs. Friesian weaner bulls are hard to find, with these fetching around $3.30kgLW. Run weaners are moving at around $3.80 - $4kgLW for Steers & around $3.30kgLW for heifers.  

LIVESTOCK WANTED THIS WEEK:

Our members are searching for the following livestock. 

  • Beef Bulls| All classes | North & South Islands  
  • Dairy Forward Contract | Herds | North & South Islands
  • Dairy I/C Heifers | All Breeds | North & South Islands  
  • Dairy Heifers | R1yrs | North & South Islands
  • Beef Heifers | All Classes| North & South Islands

CONTACT US:

The MLR boys are happy to help with listing your livestock, creating your saved searches or profile pages so feel free to contact us!

 

Matt Muggeridge 027 237 8661 or matt@myloadingramp.nz
Luke Mcbride 027 304 0533 or luke@myloadingramp.nz
Email our 24 hour support desk support@myloadingramp.nz
My Loading Ramp Ltd, PO Box 63, Palmerston North 4440

 

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LATEST MARKET PRICES

NI BullNI CowNI LambNI Steer
$5.05 ↓$3.85 ↓$4.80$5.15 ↓
300 kg/cw 200 kg/cw 17kg/cw 300 kg/cw