9 September 2020

Taranaki cattle 9.09

  • Three-quarter bred Hereford heifers, vetted-in-calf Hereford bull, were secured for $2000, $2.98/kg

  • Outstanding yearling ¾ Hereford steers, 370kg, sold accordingly at $1110, $3.00/kg

  • The top end of yearling Friesian bulls traded $3.61/kg

  • Boner cows sold well with the top end at $2.43/kg to $2.58/kg

There were around 530 head at TARANAKI last Wednesday where three-year Angus-cross steers, 537- 543kg, started the sale well at $2.98-$3.00/kg. Two-year steers were mostly steady, although the top end firmed to $3.09-$3.24/kg. Two-year heifers sold in a wide range including Hereford-Jersey, 455kg, at $2.77/kg, although the balance was mostly around the $2.30/kg mark. Owner-bred yearling Hereford-Friesian steers were well contested with the best up to $3.61/kg.  Read more in your LivestockEye.