Cattle numbers increased at Frankton last Wednesday with 1075 yarded. Two-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 436-507kg, held at $3.22-$3.29/kg, as did beef-dairy heifers, 397-485kg, $3.13-$3.14/kg.
Results were mixed for yearling steers. Angus-Friesian, 369kg, held at $3.33/kg, and 286-292kg, $3.08-$3.15/kg. Hereford-Friesian, 328-339kg, improved to $3.63-$3.67/kg, though 292kg eased to $3.27/kg.
Heifers were harder work and Angus-Friesian, 352-408kg, earned $2.97-$3.00/kg, though 328kg achieved $3.14/kg. Hereford-Friesian, 255-356kg, softened to $2.83-$2.99/kg.
Yearling Friesian bulls, 251-276kg, fetched $3.07-$3.12/kg.
Prime Hereford-Friesian steers, 502-704kg, strengthened to $3.21-$3.25/kg, while traditional heifers, 395-490kg, earned $3.14-$3.17/kg, and the balance $3.12-$3.19/kg.