5 May 2021

Taranaki cattle sale 28.04.2021

  • R3 Hereford bulls, suitable for breeding, fetched $1640-$1760

  • Better R2 dairy-beef heifers, 486-521kg, earned $2.55-$2.60/kg

  • Weaner Hereford-Friesian steers, 175-177kg, firmed to $600-$640

  • Weaner Angus-Friesian heifers made $500

  • Top boner cows achieved $2.08-$2.14/kg

A smaller yarding of 330 store cattle was offered at Taranaki on Wednesday and the market was mostly steady to firm. The top end of the steers sold to $2.51/kg to $2.62/kg, with the next cut around $2.40-$2.50/kg. R2 dairy-beef heifers typically earned $2.30-$2.40/kg.