Friday, April 26, 2024

Frankton cattle sales 6.07, 7.07

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Most R2 Hereford-Friesian steers, 325-493kg, fetched $2.92-$2.98/kg R2 red Hereford-Friesian bulls, 390-470kg, held at $2.81-$2.82/kg Autumn-born one-year Charolais cross steers, 326-355kg, were well-contested at $3.28-$3.37/kg
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Store cattle numbered 545 head and quality sold to strong demand for PGG Wrightson at Frankton last Tuesday. R2 Hereford-Friesian heifers, 399-420kg, eased to $2.74-$2.78/kg. Autumn-born yearling red Hereford-Friesian steers, 302–321kg, managed $2.80-$2.81/kg. Better R1 steers, 189-215kg, returned $600-$800. Heavier Hereford-Friesian heifers, 220kg, returned $700, $3.18/kg. Eight Hereford-Friesian, 162kg, topped the bull section at $640, $3.95/kg and Friesian, 147kg, traded at $340, $2.31/kg. Autumn-born weaner heifers, 104-131kg, realised $410-$500 with beef-dairy and exotic-cross bulls, 106-116kg, at $500-$545. Friesian, 108-109kg, returned $405-$485. Prime throughput lifted to 92 head. Charolais-cross steers, 589-647kg, returned $2.88-$2.92/kg and beef-dairy, 621-822kg, held at $3.02-$3.12/kg. Seven Hereford-Friesian heifers, 490kg, firmed to $2.82/kg. Boner Friesian cows, 456-606kg, traded at $2.02-$2.17/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.

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