Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Rongotea cattle 11.09

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Two-year Angus-cross steers, 403kg, made $2.98/kg One-year Speckle Park-cross steers, 285kg, fetched $3.02/kg Friesian boner cows, 481kg-635kg, earned $1.82-$1.92/kg Good Hereford-Friesian bull calves sold for $220-$300
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Well-bred two-year steers and heifers were a feature at Rongotea last Wednesday, New Zealand Farmers Livestock agent Darryl Harwood reported. Two-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 368-480kg, strengthened at variable levels of $2.92/kg to $3.30/kg. Two-year Hereford-Friesian heifers, 373-457kg, also lifted to $2.84-$3.03/kg, while Angus-cross, 388-430kg, made $2.81-$2.83/kg. One-year heifers varied, although Hereford-Friesian, 215-295kg, managed a solid $2.79-$3.02/kg.

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