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Rongotea cattle 6.07

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R2 Friesian bulls, 467kg, made $2.53/kg Better R2 Hereford-Friesian heifers sold to $2.41/kg and 357kg Angus-cross, $2.33/kg R1 Simmental-cross heifers, 239kg, achieved $2.72/kg In-calf Hereford-Friesian and Speckle Park heifers realised $1260-$1370
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Throughput lifted at Rongotea last Tuesday, New Zealand Farmers Livestock agent Darryl Harwood reported. R2 Hereford-Friesian steers, 324-570kg, varied from $2.38/kg to $2.84/kg and Speckle Park-cross, 455kg, $2.73/kg. R1 Angus-cross bulls, 307kg, achieved $2.54/kg and 158-180kg Hereford-Friesian steers $2.50/kg to $2.91/kg. Autumn-born Charolais steers, 108kg, sold to $590 and 102kg Charolais-cross heifers $510.

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