Lamb prices remain strong, calf sales in full swing

Lamb prices remain strong, while calf sales are in full swing across the country, says a rural market expert.

Head of Livestock for Heartland Bank, Wayne McEntee told Rural Exchange that the $9 kilo for lamb in the market was keeping processors honest

"It's somewhere for farmers to have discussions with their agents, so that's got to be a good thing."

He said ewes were fetching good prices while the calf sales were in full swing.

"In this week's Waikato sale, there were 1400 plus, ranging in price from $290 to $380.

Watch Wayne McEntee's full Rural Market Update on Rural Exchange.


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