14 April 2021

Taranaki cattle 14.04

  • R3 Hereford-Friesian steers, 702kg, made $2.72/kg

  • R2 Angus-Friesian heifers, 457kg, sold to $2.53/kg

  • Weaner Hereford-Friesian steers, 228-233kg, earned $640-$645

  • Weaner heifers above 200kg fetched $540-$550

The tally grew to over 1200 head at Taranaki last Wednesday. It was a solid sale and better-quality cattle strengthened. The top end of the R2 dairy-beef steers lifted to $2.65-$2.74/kg, and the bulk made $2.52-$2.62/kg. R2 heifers mostly traded at $2.30/kg to $2.50/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.