15 September 2021

Taranaki cattle 15.09

  • A nice line of 2-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 473kg, achieved $3.30/kg

  • Quality 2-year Speckle Park-cross and Murray Grey-cross, 442-486kg, made $3.14-$3.15/kg

  • The lion’s share of autumn-born R2 Hereford-Friesian steers earned $3.29-$3.34/kg

  • Autumn-born R2 Hereford-Friesian heifers, 253-286kg, fetched $3.04/kg

  • Better yearling Hereford-Friesian heifers fetched $2.92/kg to $3.04/kg

Top end cattle weren’t too far off the previous sale at Taranaki last Wednesday, though buyers were selective in the quality they bid on. Two-year steers typically made $3.16-$3.26/kg with lesser-quality lines mostly $2.81/kg to $2.93/kg. Late-born and light yearling Hereford-Friesian steers made $3.16/kg to $4.02/kg and 260-292kg beef-cross ranged from $3.03/kg to $3.14/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.