Prices steady at Matawhero sale
THE weekly sheep sale at the Matawhero saleyards yesterday drew a yarding of around 2600 head and the prices held on from last week.
There were 359 prime sheep, 103 store ewes and 2100 lambs presented.
The top money in the prime pens was $290 for some prime lambs, and the prime ewes made a top price of $200.
In the store ewes section the top price was $164, and the pick of the store lambs (they were ram lambs) went for $121.
The top value for the ewe lambs was $115.