17 May 2019

Taranaki 15.05

  • R3 plus Angus bulls, 610kg, made $2.80/kg

  • R2 Hereford-Friesian steers, 396kg, earned $2.79-$2.83/kg

  • Weaner Hereford bulls, 217kg, sold well at $795

  • VIC Mixed age Angus-cross cows, 437kg, were bought for $2.93/kg

Last Wednesday’s Taranaki cattle sale had mixed results. R2 beef-cross steers mainly made $2.51-$2.69/kg, although the top lines strengthened to $2.70-$2.90/kg. The best R2 heifers made $2.60-$2.72/kg, although the rest mainly sold for $2.38-$2.56/kg. The prime section was mostly Friesian boner cows and 500kg plus sold for $1.75-$1.85/kg, while 418-451kg made $1.58-$1.69/kg.