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As the focus of yearling bull sales shifted from the North Island to the South Island, Te Mania Angus, Conway River, sold two at $10,000.
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As the focus of yearling bull sales shifted from the North Island to the South Island, Te Mania Angus, Conway River, sold two at $10,000.

They were bought by Ranui Angus, Whanganui, with Ridgewood Farms, and by Alistair Gibson.

From the offering of 39 bulls 28 sold, averaging $4142.

Glen R Angus, Sheffield, sold 26 of 31 two-year-old bulls offered, averaged $5400 and had a top price of $9000.

Woodbank Angus, Kaikoura, sold 37 out of 39 bulls, averaged $3140 and had a top of $5500.

Bluestone Herefords, Hunters Hills, near Timaru, sold 56 of 70 yearlings offered, averaged $1750 and topped at $2800.

The second part of the Ezicalve Hereford sales at Morrisons Farming, Marton, saw a full clearance of yearling bulls and two-year bulls.

The average price paid for yearlings was $3560, across 92 sold, with a highest price of $6700.

The older bulls averaged $3300 for 18 sold and the top was $4400.

Premier Cattle Company, Cambridge, sold Speckle Park bull Premier N306 Magnus for $24,000 to Lagoon Speckle Park.

Premier offered 19 bulls and sold them all for an average $5150.

The first bull sale at a new home for Matauri Angus achieved 10 sold out of 15, with an average $4780 and a high price of $6200.

Colin Maxwell, Kaeo, sold the stud to James and Janine Parsons, Tangowahine, Northland.

Komako Angus, Pohangina, had a full clearance of 23, averaged $5165, with a top price of $7500.

Timperlea Angus, Oxford, sold 19 of 21 offered, averaged $4000 and sold the highest priced of $7000 to Dandaloo Angus, Masterton.

Ranui Angus, Whanganui, sold all 27 bulls averaging $2918 with a top of $4000, and all 36 heifers, with an average of $1306.

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