9 June 2021

Taranaki cattle fair 9.06

  • R2 dairy-beef heifers improved to $2.55-$2.60/kg

  • R1 Charolais-cross steers, 324kg, sold to good interest at $1115, $3.44/kg

  • R1 Charolais-cross heifers, 245-285kg, fetched $650-$750, $2.63-$2.65/kg

Some quality lines of cattle improved the market at the Taranaki cattle fair last Wednesday. R3 steers included a consignment of hill country, annual draft Hereford-Friesian and Angus-Friesian and the best sold to $2.70-$2.80/kg. Special entry first draft R2 Hereford-Friesian and Angus-Friesian steers met good demand and most of this category sold around $2.75-$2.85/kg. R1 dairy-beef steers averaged $555, $3.08/kg and heavier dairy-beef heifers $500-$660. Read more in your LivestockEye.