Thursday, April 25, 2024

Frankton cattle 13.07, 14.07

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R2 Hereford-Friesian and Red Hereford-Friesian steers, 382-427kg, improved to $2.84-$2.92/kg R1 Angus-Friesian, 205kg, firmed to $3.51/kg Autumn-born weaner Friesian bulls, 102-110kg, earned $460-$530 Just 510 cattle were penned at Frankton last Monday for PGG Wrightson and they met with a good number of buyers.  Specially advertised R3 South Devon steers, 515-596kg, sold to good demand at $3.10-$3.13/kg.  R2 Angus-Friesian steers, 388-498kg, strengthened to $2.77-$2.84/kg and Hereford-Friesian heifers, 421kg, also lifted to $2.85/kg. R1 Hereford-Friesian steers, 295-328kg, held value at $2.92-$2.96/kg, while same breed heifers, 183-255kg, eased to $490-$690. Beef-dairy bulls, 107-157kg, returned $450-$550.  Most autumn-born beef-dairy weaner heifers, 66-128kg, sold to per head budgets at $300-$415. Hereford-Friesian bulls, 101kg, improved to $575, $5.69/kg. R3 to R7 Hereford cows vetted-in-calf to Hereford bulls, 431-516kg, realised $1030-$1190. Prime steers, 596-736kg, firmed to $3.05-$3.15/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.
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  • R2 Angus-Friesian steers, 370-411kg, fetched $2.87-$2.94/kg

  • R2 Hereford-Friesian heifers, 343-420kg, softened slightly to $2.77-$2.81/kg

  • Prime Hereford-Friesian heifers, 422-474kg firmed to $2.83-$2.89/kg

Store cattle throughput lifted to 416 with a moderate bench of buyers in the pews. R2 Hereford-dairy steers, 341-474kg, improved to $2.86-$2.96/kg, as did Friesian, 383kg, up to $2.31/kg. Autumn-yearling Hereford-Friesian heifers, 290-304kg, sold to strong interest at $2.96-$3.10/kg. R1 Hereford-Friesian steers, 126-223kg, returned $530-$690 and same breed heifers, 145kg, managed $445.  The top end of autumn-born weaner beef-dairy heifers, 97-100kg, were consistent at $360-$370.  Friesian bulls, 106kg, softened to $425, $4.01/kg. Prime cattle numbers increased to 107 head. South Devon steers, 559kg, reached $3.02/kg, while the remainder, 469-587kg, held at $2.85-$2.96/kg. Hereford-Friesian heifers, 422-474kg, lifted to $2.83-$2.89/kg. Boner cows, 392-540kg, earned $2.02/kg to $2.26/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.

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