16 April 2021

Te Kuiti 16.04

  • Store ewe lambs sold to $108-$122, medium $93.50-$105 and light $62-$99

  • Mixed-sex blackface store lambs made $75-$124

  • 2.5 year heifers earned $2.35/kg to $2.49/kg

  • Better R2 steer fetched $2.77-$2.89/kg

  • Empty beef cows, 440-570kg, realised $1.68/kg to $1.79/kg

Approximately 1500 sheep were penned at Te Kuiti on Wednesday. Top prime rams earned $125-$129, medium $118-$124 and light $105. Top male store lambs sold to $116-$130 with medium $104-$117 and light $77-$103.

Around 750 cattle were presented on Friday. Please note the sale was not completed at time of writing so there is only a small selection of data. In the steer pens, 2.5-year traditional and Simmental-cross, 454-533kg, mostly sold at $2.60/kg to $2.75/kg.