Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Rongotea cattle 30.10

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Two-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 417-463kg, earned $2.99-$3.09/kg Yearling Hereford-Friesian steers, 225-315kg, sold up to $3.35/kg Yearling Hereford bulls, 375kg, fetched $3.39/kg Yearling Hereford-Friesian heifers, 174-294kg, sold over an improved range of $2.69-$3.59/kg Weaner Hereford-Friesian heifers, 104-146kg, were well sought at $500-$615
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A short week following the Monday Labour Day holiday resulted in a smaller yarding at Rongotea last Wednesday, New Zealand Farmers Livestock agent Darryl Harwood reported.

Two-year Hereford-Friesian and Friesian bulls, 395-445kg, earned $2.85-$2.96/kg, while Hereford-Friesian heifers, 265-382kg, varied from $2.30-$2.91/kg.

Yearling Angus-cross steers, 337kg, returned $2.73/kg, with Friesian bulls, 341kg, steady at $3.02/kg.

Weaner Hereford-Friesian steers, 107kg, made $475. Friesian bulls, 90-150kg, traded at $420-$550, while Angus-cross, 120kg, earned $450, and 160kg Charolais-cross pushed to $650.

Friesian and cross-bred boner cows, 430-564kg, softened to $1.75-$1.96/kg

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