Sale Yard Results

16 October 2020

Te Kuiti cattle and sheep sale 16.10

  • Heavy prime ewes made $140-$149

  • Medium prime ewes sold for $125-$138 and light $90-$95

  • Medium store hoggets fetched $90-$95

  • Two-year Simmental-cross steers, 493-510kg, earned $3.03-$3.10/KG

There were around 500 sheep at Te Kuiti last Wednesday and heavy prime hoggets held at $138-$137 with medium $120-$138 and light $114-$120. Fresh 2-tooths firmed $5-$10 as heavy types earned $146-$158, medium $114-$130 and light $95-$100. 700 cattle were yarded last Friday, and better-bred cattle were keenly contested. Two-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 586-621kg, made $2.97-$3.00/kg, while same-bred heifers were of lighter weights at 348-393kg and reached $2.76/kg. Yearling Angus steers, 324kg, sold well at $3.50/kg with the balance around $3.21/kg to $3.32/kg. Crossbred cattle were harder to shift, and yearling steers sold for $2.48-$2.60/kg.