Bay of Plenty

25 March 2019

Rangiuru cattle sale 19.03

  • Prime Hereford-Friesian steers, 675kg, made $2.87/kg

  • Boner Friesian cows, 355-590kg, were $1.52-$1.64/kg

  • In-calf capital stock R2 Friesian heifers, 380-395kg, fetched $1060-$1180, $2.58-$2.99/kg

  • R2 Limousin heifers, 320-360kg, made $2.66-$2.79/kg

  • Weaner Charolais-cross steers, 210kg, made $750

The Rangiuru cattle sale last Tuesday hardly took more than an hour. Slim pickings on the store cattle helped the market. R2 beef-cross heifers, 320-385kg, were mainly $2.47-$2.66/kg, while two pens of 165kg Friesian bulls were solid at $540-$550.
All classes of prime and boner cattle sold on steady to lifting market.
The better half of the store lambs were $98.50-$105.50, while most prime lambs made $110-$125, with a few up to $145.50.