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Listen: big prices being paid for premium stags and bulls.

Livestock Report: Venison and Velvet. 20.01.2022 Rowena Duncum from The Country talks with Tony Cochrane, National Deer and Velvet Manager for PGG Wrightson, about the big prices being paid for premium stags and bulls. Cochrane agrees that most prices paid are up at least 10 percent on last year’s...

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The Only Way is Up For The Wool Market

Listen now as The Country’s Jamie Mackay is joined by PGG Wrightson’s Bloch and Behrens General Manager, Palle Petersen, to take a look at the wool market this month. Mackay recalls that according to MPI, New Zealand’s Food and fibre exports are forecast to exceed $50 billion NZD; however there was...

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Listen: Rural Property going from strength to strength

The Country’s Jamie Mackay is joined by PGG Wrightson’s General Manager for Rural Real Estate, Peter Newbold, to take a look rural property this month. Newbold comments on the prominence of sheep and beef properties, and how it is interesting to see good solid heartland areas leading the way. He...

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A New Zealand first: a whole herd online auction.

Listen now. The Country’s Jamie Mackay is joined by PGG Wrightson’s Roddy Bridson, to talk about New Zealand’s livestock market and online auctions. Summer has finally arrived in Southland as Bridson explains that the season is in full swing. Mackay notes that next Thursday will feature New Zealand...

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Wool report: Selling season in full swing

This week The Country's Jamie Mackay is joined by PGG Wrightson's Steve Fussell, a wool rep and auctioneer based out of Central Hawkes Bay, to take a look at the wool market this month. Wool auctions are currently in their fortnightly cycle and should move to weekly in two weeks' time in...

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North Island rebounding from slow, chilly start to spring

Cattle, yearlings, weaners and lambs all selling well By early November, the North Island's slow, chilly start to spring had ended, temperatures were rising, and the grass was growing fast. Particularly gratifying: Hawke's Bay, in drought for the past three years, received plenty of rain at an ideal...

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Positive signs for a healthy season of dairy herd forward sales

Farmers considering offering herds for purchase need to start preparing now Listings for forwarding sales of dairy herds for settlement on 1 May and 1 June 2022 are starting to come onto the market. Any farmer considering selling a herd should contact their livestock representative now. Early...

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Red meat prospects positive for South Island farmers

Warmer conditions after a late spring, plus excellent export demand, drive optimism A late start to the spring slowed grass growth in the South Island, meaning some early lambs gained less weight than farmers look for. However, with plenty of rain, the season began in earnest once temperatures rose...

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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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Listen: big prices being paid for premium stags and bulls.

Livestock Report: Venison and Velvet. 20.01.2022 Rowena Duncum from The Country talks with Tony Cochrane, National Deer and Velvet Manager for PGG Wrightson, about the big prices being paid for premium stags and bulls. Cochrane agrees that most prices paid are up at least 10 percent on last year’s...

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Market Commentary

The Only Way is Up For The Wool Market

Listen now as The Country’s Jamie Mackay is joined by PGG Wrightson’s Bloch and Behrens General Manager, Palle Petersen, to take a look at the wool market this month. Mackay recalls that according to MPI, New Zealand’s Food and fibre exports are forecast to exceed $50 billion NZD; however there was...

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Market Commentary

Listen: Rural Property going from strength to strength

The Country’s Jamie Mackay is joined by PGG Wrightson’s General Manager for Rural Real Estate, Peter Newbold, to take a look rural property this month. Newbold comments on the prominence of sheep and beef properties, and how it is interesting to see good solid heartland areas leading the way. He...

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Market Commentary

A New Zealand first: a whole herd online auction.

Listen now. The Country’s Jamie Mackay is joined by PGG Wrightson’s Roddy Bridson, to talk about New Zealand’s livestock market and online auctions. Summer has finally arrived in Southland as Bridson explains that the season is in full swing. Mackay notes that next Thursday will feature New Zealand...

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Market Commentary

Wool report: Selling season in full swing

This week The Country's Jamie Mackay is joined by PGG Wrightson's Steve Fussell, a wool rep and auctioneer based out of Central Hawkes Bay, to take a look at the wool market this month. Wool auctions are currently in their fortnightly cycle and should move to weekly in two weeks' time in...

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Company News
Market Commentary
Farmers Voice

North Island rebounding from slow, chilly start to spring

Cattle, yearlings, weaners and lambs all selling well By early November, the North Island's slow, chilly start to spring had ended, temperatures were rising, and the grass was growing fast. Particularly gratifying: Hawke's Bay, in drought for the past three years, received plenty of rain at an ideal...

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Farmers Voice
Farm Maintenance
Market Commentary
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Positive signs for a healthy season of dairy herd forward sales

Farmers considering offering herds for purchase need to start preparing now Listings for forwarding sales of dairy herds for settlement on 1 May and 1 June 2022 are starting to come onto the market. Any farmer considering selling a herd should contact their livestock representative now. Early...

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Categories
Market Commentary
Farmers Voice
Research and Development
Company News

Red meat prospects positive for South Island farmers

Warmer conditions after a late spring, plus excellent export demand, drive optimism A late start to the spring slowed grass growth in the South Island, meaning some early lambs gained less weight than farmers look for. However, with plenty of rain, the season began in earnest once temperatures rose...

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...

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