Bay of Plenty

16 September 2020

Rangiuru cattle and sheep 16.09

  • Two-year Hereford-dairy steers, 340-435kg, made $2.76-$2.89/kg

  • Two-year Hereford-dairy heifers, 450-560kg, earned $2.90-$2.95/kg

  • Yearling Hereford-Friesian steers, 294kg, sold well at $3.50/kg

  • Prime steers were all over 500kg and earned $3.11-$3.20/kg

  • Boner Friesian cows, 420-616kg, traded from $1.95/kg to $2.26/kg

Advertised lines of yearling Charolais-Simmental heifers were popular at Rangiuru last Tuesday. The top pen weighed 345kg and earned $3.04/kg while second cuts, 321-347kg, fetched $2.85-$2.88/kg. The remaining yearlings were more varied as Angus steers, 258kg, made $2.83/kg and dairy-beef, 250-295kg, $2.46/kg to $2.62/kg. Hereford-beef heifers, 308-363kg, earned $2.98-$3.00/kg while Hereford-Friesian and Angus-Friesian, 262-276kg, were available in numbers and sold well from $3.11-$3.19/kg. A small sheep section posted some good prices as lambs earned up to $141 and ewes $139. Read more in your LivestockEye.