Keen bidding at last lamb sale of the year

The Wairoa sheep sale.

The Wairoa sheep sale.

Lamb buyers tally up the prices, as the sale moves along the autumn line-up. Wairoa Star pictures
Bidding gets under way again for the next offering.
From left, PGG Wrightson’s Ian Rissetto, Jamie Hayward and auctioneer Chris Hurlston drive the bidding along at the Wairoa Sheep Sale last Thursday.

Stonking good wether lambs attracted keen bidding last Thursday at the Wairoa sheep sale, the last lamb sale for the year.

Cheviot lambs and bonny ewe lambs from Okare Station to Tukemokihi and Kotare Station went off to fatten up on autumn grass at last week’s sale. Some of the prices ranged from $106.50 for the later born lambs to $133 for the ewe lambs.

Praising the recently shorn lambs on offer and describing them as easy farming, auctioneer Chris Hurlstone had 5500 lambs to sell.

The autumn offering saw 2100 male lambs, 2800 ewe lambs, 600 m/s lambs including A/C Okare Stn 800 top ewe lambs.

Wairere bred, A/C Te Tiki Stn 500 ewe lambs, 500 male lambs. A/C Shannon Stn 500 ewe lambs, 500 male lambs. A/C:Tukemokihi Stn 500 ewe lambs. 500 male lambs.

This Thursday, PGG Wrightson will hold a cattle fair at the Wairoa sale yards, followed by a weaner fair on April 12. — Wairoa Star

Stonking good wether lambs attracted keen bidding last Thursday at the Wairoa sheep sale, the last lamb sale for the year.

Cheviot lambs and bonny ewe lambs from Okare Station to Tukemokihi and Kotare Station went off to fatten up on autumn grass at last week’s sale. Some of the prices ranged from $106.50 for the later born lambs to $133 for the ewe lambs.

Praising the recently shorn lambs on offer and describing them as easy farming, auctioneer Chris Hurlstone had 5500 lambs to sell.

The autumn offering saw 2100 male lambs, 2800 ewe lambs, 600 m/s lambs including A/C Okare Stn 800 top ewe lambs.

Wairere bred, A/C Te Tiki Stn 500 ewe lambs, 500 male lambs. A/C Shannon Stn 500 ewe lambs, 500 male lambs. A/C:Tukemokihi Stn 500 ewe lambs. 500 male lambs.

This Thursday, PGG Wrightson will hold a cattle fair at the Wairoa sale yards, followed by a weaner fair on April 12. — Wairoa Star

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