15 August 2019

Taranaki cattle 15.08

  • R2 Hereford-Friesian heifers, 409-507kg, sold for $2.82-$2.90/kg

  • R2 Angus-Friesian steers, 390-397kg, earned $3.08-$3.15/kg

  • R1 heifers sold in a range of $610-$725

Last Wednesday’s Taranaki cattle fair was strong, with 904 head on offer. Hereford-Friesian was particularly popular with those looking to restock. Most R2 steers sold above $3.00/kg, with top quality Hereford-Friesian selling for $3.25-$3.32/kg and another large portion at $3.12-$3.23/kg. R1 steers also had strong demand with owner bred Hereford-Friesian, 220-252kg, at $900-$1030.