3 December 2020

Taranaki dairy-beef weaner fair 3.12

  • Autumn-born Friesian bulls, 257kg, sold at $580

  • Autumn-born Angus-Friesian heifers, 172kg, earned $450

  • The top end of dairy-beef bulls made $530-$595

  • ¾ Hereford-Friesian heifers, 165kg, achieved $480

There were limited buyers at the Taranaki dairy-beef weaner fair last Thursday and the market softened. Friesian bulls had the biggest price correction and those above 130kg sold at $400-$470 with 110-120kg at $340-$390. Decent quality heifers above 100kg fetched at least $400. Read more in your LivestockEye.