South Canterbury

10 June 2021

Temuka store cattle 10.06

  • R2 Angus and Angus-Hereford steers, 304kg, fetched $2.92/kg

  • R2 Hereford-Friesian steers, 423-479kg, were priced at $2.51-$2.53/kg

  • R2 Hereford-Friesian steers, 296-396kg, earned $2.35-$2.45/kg

Small lines dominated the store cattle yarding at Temuka last Thursday. Heavy R2 Hereford-Friesian heifers, 406-448kg, sold on par with the steers at $2.27-$2.39/kg, followed by 250-380kg beef and beef-cross types that ranged from $1.81/kg to $2.11/kg. Friesian bulls, 331-351kg, sold from $2.05/kg to $2.13/kg. R1 Murray Grey-cross steers were a cut above the rest at 270-304kg and $760-$810. Beef and beef-cross heifers over 150kg were typically $390-$460 while traditional bulls, 181-236kg, often managed $435-$525. Read more in your LivestockEye.