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