Bay of Plenty

12 January 2021

Rangiuru cattle and sheep 12.01

  • Two-year Angus and Hereford bulls, 497-527kg, fetched $2.62/kg to $2.76/kg

  • Two-year dairy-beef steers and heifers, 356-505kg, consistently earned $2.34-$2.44/kg

  • Yearling Jersey bulls, 313-345kg, were $2.70-$2.75/kg

  • Prime Hereford bulls, 525kg, managed $2.65/kg

  • Prime lambs ranged from $95-$133

Yearling Hereford-Friesian steers were available in good number at Rangiuru last Tuesday. Over 50 head of 328-383kg earned $2.71-$2.79/kg, with lighter second cuts, $2.52-$2.67/kg. Two 323kg and 340kg heifer pens were a highlight at $2.62-$2.63/kg, while the best bulls were Jersey, 313-345kg, priced at $2.70-$2.75/kg. Hereford bulls, 188kg, topped the weaners at $610. Most prime cattle were steers over 500kg that earned $2.51/kg to $2.53/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.