Cattle pens were almost at full capacity last Monday at Rongotea, New Zealand Farmers Livestock agent Darryl Harwood reported. Two-year Angus-cross steers, 410-483kg, ranged from $2.66-$2.92/kg. Traditional-cross yearling heifers, 140-300kg, sold over a range of $2.52-$3.50/kg. Autumn-born weaners traded at $400-$590 for most. Hereford-Friesian bull calves made $80-$195 while Red Poll bulls managed $135. Friesian-cross heifers returned $74-$190 and Belgian Blue-cross fetched $140.
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