Strong sale at Matawhero

MUMS WITH TWINS: This pen of mixed age ewes, scanned in lamb with twins, from Ohuka Farm at Otoko, were presented in great condition and sold for $226. Picture by Trevor Brown

Another strong sheep sale eventuated at the Matawhero saleyards yesterday when only three of the pens of store lambs presented sold for less than $100, among a total yarding of 1976 head. The 31 prime lambs sold from $186 down to $151.

Haupapa Station at Tahora topped the store male lamb section with a pen of 12 making $168.

Hinenui Genetics Ltd at Muriwai sold an attractive line of 127 Coopworth ewe lambs for $160.50.

The store lambs were generally smaller this week.

Ohuka Farm at Otoko received $226 for 72, well presented, ‘SIL twins’ MA ewes, and their pen of 76 ‘SIL singles’ sold for $186.

They had all been mated to a Polled Dorset/Hampshire ram on February 20.

Best prices — Store male lambs: Haupapa Station, 12, $168, 14, $155; Matuku Station (Kanakanaia), 17, $167, 59, $146, 44, $113; Pikirangi Station (Otoko), 90, $165, 67, $161.50; JB Foss (Wairoa), 16, $150; Greenlake Station (Tiniroto), 102, $148.50, 146, $140, 21, $109, 4, $99; Te Koawa Station (Whakarau), 40, $143, 8, $92; OG Zimmermann, 7, $139, 2, $102; DS Lane, 4, $116.50; MW and AM Flood (Kanakanaia), 7, $110; Brian C Tietjen, 8, $110; Matahanea (Opotiki), 39, $106; RW Twigley (Matawhero), 23, $105.

Store ewe lambs: Hinenui Genetics Ltd, 127, $160.50, 20, $150, 5, $111; Te Koawa Station, 131, $156, 74, $134, 29, $106; Haupapa Station, 15, $148.50; Kaiawa Station (Tolaga Bay), 81, $130, 49, $106; P Bennett, 4, $107.50; Matuku Station, 123, $104, 108, $100.

Scanned in lamb MA ewes: Ohuka Farm, 72 ‘SIL twins’, $226, 76 ‘SIL singles’, $186; Matuku Station, 137 “SIL singles”, $170, 137 ‘SIL singles’, $140.

Another strong sheep sale eventuated at the Matawhero saleyards yesterday when only three of the pens of store lambs presented sold for less than $100, among a total yarding of 1976 head. The 31 prime lambs sold from $186 down to $151.

Haupapa Station at Tahora topped the store male lamb section with a pen of 12 making $168.

Hinenui Genetics Ltd at Muriwai sold an attractive line of 127 Coopworth ewe lambs for $160.50.

The store lambs were generally smaller this week.

Ohuka Farm at Otoko received $226 for 72, well presented, ‘SIL twins’ MA ewes, and their pen of 76 ‘SIL singles’ sold for $186.

They had all been mated to a Polled Dorset/Hampshire ram on February 20.

Best prices — Store male lambs: Haupapa Station, 12, $168, 14, $155; Matuku Station (Kanakanaia), 17, $167, 59, $146, 44, $113; Pikirangi Station (Otoko), 90, $165, 67, $161.50; JB Foss (Wairoa), 16, $150; Greenlake Station (Tiniroto), 102, $148.50, 146, $140, 21, $109, 4, $99; Te Koawa Station (Whakarau), 40, $143, 8, $92; OG Zimmermann, 7, $139, 2, $102; DS Lane, 4, $116.50; MW and AM Flood (Kanakanaia), 7, $110; Brian C Tietjen, 8, $110; Matahanea (Opotiki), 39, $106; RW Twigley (Matawhero), 23, $105.

Store ewe lambs: Hinenui Genetics Ltd, 127, $160.50, 20, $150, 5, $111; Te Koawa Station, 131, $156, 74, $134, 29, $106; Haupapa Station, 15, $148.50; Kaiawa Station (Tolaga Bay), 81, $130, 49, $106; P Bennett, 4, $107.50; Matuku Station, 123, $104, 108, $100.

Scanned in lamb MA ewes: Ohuka Farm, 72 ‘SIL twins’, $226, 76 ‘SIL singles’, $186; Matuku Station, 137 “SIL singles”, $170, 137 ‘SIL singles’, $140.

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