22 February 2021

Wellsford store cattle 22.02

  • R3 Hereford-Friesian steers, 464-526kg, improved to $2.49-$2.59/kg

  • R2 Hereford-Friesian steers, 296-385kg, returned $2.50-$2.57/kg

  • R2 Angus-Friesian and Hereford-Friesian heifers, 289-385kg, returned $2.50-$2.57/kg

  • Nine weaner Hereford heifers, 228-251kg, realised $625-$700

Selling resumed at Wellsford last Monday after a few weeks’ hiatus, and 452 cattle were offered. Heifers accounted for close to 50% of that total and buyers were selective throughout. R3 Angus-Friesian steers, 475-546kg, held at $2.47-$2.51/kg while 399kg pushed to $2.68/kg. Five R2 Angus and Angus-Hereford steers, 271kg, fetched $2.91/kg. R2 Murray Grey-Friesian heifers, 338-393kg, were well-contested at $2.49-$2.52/kg while Hereford-dairy, 316-397kg, managed $2.34-$2.43/kg. Most R2 bulls, 319-350kg, earned $2.43/kg. Autumn-born weaner Hereford-Friesian and Hereford-dairy steers, 241-313kg, returned $745-$955. Read more in your LivestockEye.