Monday, April 22, 2024

Taranaki cattle 28.07

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R2 Hereford-Friesian steers, 388kg, made $3.27/kg The majority of R2 heifers fetched $2.90/kg to $3.03/kg A nice line of R1 Hereford-dairy steers, 112kg, sold well to $4.51/kg, $505 Boner cows varied with better types $1.76-$1.79/kg and Jersey to $1.38/kg
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Demand for store cattle continued to exceed supply at Taranaki last Wednesday which was evident in strong prices across the board. The R2 dairy-beef steer average firmed 8c/kg to $3.04/kg. Heavier Hereford-Friesian and Angus-Friesian above 516kg typically achieved $3.05-$3.11/kg. The R2 dairy-beef average lifted 16c/kg to $2.92/kg. R1 steers mostly traded in a range of $3.22/kg to $3.63/kg. Heavier R1 heifers around 182-219kg strengthened to $2.72/kg to $2.90/kg and 130-137kg to $3.39/kg to $3.73/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.

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