17 February 2021

Frankton cattle 17.02

  • R2 beef-dairy heifers, 342-374kg, held at $2.38-$2.41/kg

  • Special entry R3 Hereford bulls, 376-409kg, managed $2.63-$2.69/kg

  • Prime Pointed Galloway-cross heifers, 457kg, topped their class at $2.53/kg

A smaller offering of just over 240 cattle were penned by New Zealand Farmers Livestock at Frankton last Wednesday. A consignment of capital stock Hereford bulls was offered and R3, 421-455kg, returned $2.49-$2.59/kg with R2, 328-381kg, at $2.53-$2.62/kg. R2 Hereford-Friesian steers, 473kg, lifted to $2.59/kg. Weaner Hereford-Friesian steers, 101kg, sold well at $460 and Hereford-dairy heifers, 107kg, held at $370. Friesian bulls, 153-178kg, realised $445-$490. Just three prime Friesian steers were offered and at 591kg managed $2.52/kg. Hereford-dairy heifers, 437-457kg, earned $2.48-$2.49/kg. Three Pointed Galloway-cross cows, 663kg, fetched $1195, $1.80/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.