Hamilton Regional Livestock Exchange (HRLX)


Sheep and Lamb Sales

Sales are held weekly every Wednesday, while in peak season (between the end of November and March) lambs are sold on a Wednesday and sheep on a Thursday. At the end of November and December there are also five special Monday lamb sales with a 9.30am start.

Cattle Sales

Sales are held weekly every Friday with special sales held on demand. There are also significant annual calf sales in January each year.


  • Coin and AVDATA operated truck wash, open 24 hours
  • Access to water and holding
  • Liveweight scales with post-sale weighing of cattle
  • Air conditioned canteen offering sit down meals and refreshments on sale days
  • Amenities block with showers available Modern cattle yards, including some undercover A mixture of saw dust and chips as soft flooring in cattle selling pens (which has proved to be an outstanding success in eradicating foot soreness in cattle).