Waikato


4 December 2019

Frankton cattle 4.12

  • Two-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 515-545kg, eased to $3.13-$3.19/kg

  • Two-year Hereford-Friesian heifers, 407-478kg, softened to $3.06-$3.10/kg

  • Autumn-born yearling Hereford-Friesian heifers, 357-454kg, lifted to $3.07-$3.15/kg

  • Yearling Hereford-Friesian heifers, 252-301kg, improved to $3.05-$3.11/kg

  • Prime Hereford-Friesian steers, 570-627kg, eased to $3.14-$3.17/kg

Another sizeable cattle yarding sold at Frankton last Wednesday.

Two-year Hereford-dairy steers, 453-507kg, eased to $3.11-$3.19/kg. Angus-Friesian, 542kg, traded at $3.09/kg, and Friesian, 461-526kg, $2.97-$3.04/kg. Hereford-dairy heifers, 399-439kg, were discounted to $3.04-$3.08/kg. Friesian-cross bulls, 369-428kg, returned $3.03-$3.10/kg.

Yearling Angus-Friesian steers, 265-331kg, earned $3.21-$3.29/kg, though 12 at 285kg pushed to $3.39/kg. Hereford-Friesian had mixed results as 361-397kg eased to $3.15-$3.19/kg, whilst 303-322kg improved to $3.21-$3.31/kg. Hereford-dairy, 282-298kg, realised $3.29-$3.34/kg. Angus-Friesian heifers, 263-298kg, improved to $2.85-$2.87/kg, and Hereford-Friesian, 252-301kg, $3.05-$3.11/kg, though 300-410kg eased to $2.95-$3.04/kg

Prime Hereford-Friesian heifers, 493-561kg, held at $3.08-$3.14/kg.