Livestock

Experts in buying and selling livestock

PGG Wrightson is the largest nationwide business servicing the needs of New Zealand's livestock industry. We provide agency services for the sale and purchase of livestock through auction, private sale, on farm sales and specialist stud stock sales. Our experienced nationwide team handle all categories of livestock and can offer a range of options when it comes to helping you purchase or sell stock, and provide valuations.

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Livestock specialists

Dairy

PGG Wrightson has more than 80 specialist dairy representatives, involved in trading 150,000+ head of dairy livestock annually.

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Sheep & Beef

Our representatives can offer a range of options when it comes to helping you purchase or sell stock, and provide valuations.

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Deer & Velvet

Our deer and velvet specialists operate throughout New Zealand, servicing all aspects of the deer industry.

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Genetics & Breeding

In an industry as competitive as farming, every advantage counts. And that’s exactly what we give the breeders and farmers we partner with.

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Our livestock story

Part 1/6 - Intro

Our livestock story

Part 2/6 - Our people

Our livestock story

Part 3/6 - Livestock marketing

Our livestock story

Part 4/6 - How we sell

Our livestock story

Part 5/6 - Market intelligence

Our livestock story

Part 6/6 - Innovation

Animal health and welfare

PGG Wrightson Livestock works in partnership with industry and Government agencies to ensure compliance requirements are met or exceeded.

Livestock market updates

Read the latest livestock market updates to get up to speed on market commentary, stories, news and more from around the country.

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Go-Stock provides cashflow solution for young South Canterbury farming couple

Efficient and easy to use option leaves clients free to find better uses for their capital. PGG Wrightson offers an easy solution for on-farm cashflow: Go-Stock. Since 2016 Go-Stock has put 1.55 million lambs and 240,000 cattle onto New Zealand farms. For farmers operating under Go-Stock, PGG...

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Farmers Voice

Ram sale season showing red meat's strength

Selections focus on FE, worms, marbling and progeny performance This year's annual ram sale season is underway, showing the current strength of the red meat sector. Clients are focused on genetics resilient or resistant to facial eczema and worms. Eating quality is a critical factor in most...

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Elite Winton herd offered as New Zealand's first online dairy herd sale

Online livestock sales, which have gained plenty of traction under Covid, look set to go to a new level next month, with an elite Southland Friesian herd set to become the biggest single livestock offering sold so far online. PGG Wrightson Southern South Island Dairy Livestock Manager Mark Cuttance...

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Company News
Animal Management
Research and Development

Go-Stock provides cashflow solution for young South Canterbury farming couple

Efficient and easy to use option leaves clients free to find better uses for their capital. PGG Wrightson offers an easy solution for on-farm cashflow: Go-Stock. Since 2016 Go-Stock has put 1.55 million lambs and 240,000 cattle onto New Zealand farms. For farmers operating under Go-Stock, PGG...

Video or image
Categories
Market Commentary
Animal Management
Breeding and Genetics
Farmers Voice

Ram sale season showing red meat's strength

Selections focus on FE, worms, marbling and progeny performance This year's annual ram sale season is underway, showing the current strength of the red meat sector. Clients are focused on genetics resilient or resistant to facial eczema and worms. Eating quality is a critical factor in most...

Video or image
Categories
Company News
Animal Management

Elite Winton herd offered as New Zealand's first online dairy herd sale

Online livestock sales, which have gained plenty of traction under Covid, look set to go to a new level next month, with an elite Southland Friesian herd set to become the biggest single livestock offering sold so far online. PGG Wrightson Southern South Island Dairy Livestock Manager Mark Cuttance...