The Weekly Weigh-In

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My Loading Ramp Team
My Loading Ramp

THE WEEKLY WEIGH-IN

The latest livestock listings, prices and industry news

 

MARKET ROUND UP FROM THE FIELD...

Facial eczema is proving to be a major problem in Taranaki and Waikato dairy herds with sheep and beef farmers also seeing affects now. The issue will now be a wait and see how bad its being once spring comes and cows start calving. We had our first frost in the Manawatu this week so this will help as we start heading for winter. Schedules are steady again this week with just a lift in Lamb at around $5.  

DAIRY SECTOR

Decisions are being made and it's great to see farmers working with the current climate and making the most of the opportunities that are out there. Herds are selling around the country at present and we have witnessed some rather strong pedigree clearing sales in the Waikato and Taranaki. It seems top quality cows and incalf heifers remain in demand. We have strong demand on MLR for lesser quality incalf heifers from $800 - $1000 and more higher end lines at $1100 - $1200. 

MLR DAIRY LIVESTOCK MARKET INDICATOR

Herd  I/C Heifers Wnr Heifers Aut Calving Cows
$900 - $1550  $700 - $1100  $450 - $600  $1200 - $1600  

BEEF & SHEEP SECTOR

Another good week for store cattle as demand remains strong for all classes of beef cattle. Run weaners have been selling well this week with most steers fetching around $3.60 -$3.80kgLW with heifers around $3.20 - $3.40kgLW. Store lambs are in hot demand again this week with most trading around $2.40 - $2.50kgLW. 

LIVESTOCK WANTED THIS WEEK: 

Our members are searching for the following livestock.  

  • Dairy Forward Contract | Herds | North & South Islands
  • Beef Bulls| All classes | 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
$5.15$3.90$5.00 ↑$5.20
300 kg/cw 200 kg/cw 17kg/cw 300 kg/cw