Bay of Plenty

6 July 2021

Rangiuru cattle and sheep 12.07

  • Prime Friesian bulls, 610kg, traded at $3.16/kg

  • Prime Charolais steers, 553kg, managed $3.15/kg

  • Prime Angus and Angus-Hereford steers, 494-570kg, sold for $2.94-$3.05/kg

  • Prime lambs varied from $143 to $201 with a solitary prime wether $230

A keen crowd turned out at Rangiuru last Tuesday. Most of the large R2 section were heifers where the main highlight was 50 Angus, 340-464kg, that generally earned $2.79-$2.82/kg. Several pens of Hereford-Friesian heifers, 428-451kg, sold along similar lines at $2.77-$2.83/kg but a few Hereford-Jersey, 441kg, topped the section at $2.88/kg. Quality R1 traditional steers, 170-226kg, often earned $570-$660 with the most common $/kg rates $3.30-$3.35/kg. Dairy-beef types were more varied, but the best pens usually commanded $2.87-$2.93/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.