Bay of Plenty

13 October 2020

Rangiuru cattle and sheep 13.10

  • Prime Angus steers, 573kg, made $2.93/kg

  • Prime Friesian steers, 461-525kg, fetched $2.73-$2.80/kg

  • Two-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 396kg, made $3.01/kg

  • Charolais cows with calves-at-foot sold for $1500-$1660 all counted

  • Hoggets made $115-$143 and ewes $110-$147

There was something for everyone at Rangiuru last Tuesday. Two-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 420-570kg, earned $2.77-$2.89/kg and 355kg Angus-Friesian, $2.82/kg. Heifers were variable and 350kg plus dairy-beef ranged from $2.65/kg to $2.83/kg. Yearling Hereford-Friesian steers, 241-275kg, made $2.86/kg to $3.13/kg, and a pen of Angus-Friesian, 354kg, $1030, $2.91/kg. The main highlight of the heifers was 411kg Hereford that made $2.87/kg. Boner cows sold on a good market as 612kg Friesian earned $1.93/kg and 508-587kg, $1.63-$1.75/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.