Top dairy-beef steers ranged from $2.30/kg to $2.50/kg
Traditional heifers sold for $2.30-$2.40/kg
Dairy-beef heifers met the market at $2.00/kg to $2.20/kg
The second Southern Man 18-month cattle sale at Lorneville was delayed a week due to low confidence, but results posted last Wednesday were on par with current store cattle values. Around 800 dairy-beef steers and heifers were penned, along with traditional heifers, and a full clearance was achieved to buyers from Oamaru, Otago and local.
Lesser lines of beef-dairy steers sold for $2.00-$2.20/kg.