Saturday, April 20, 2024

Wellsford store cattle 12.07

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R2 Angus steers, 392-466kg, earned $2.83-$2.97/kg and 305-349kg reached $3.05-$3.16/kg R2 Angus-cross heifers, 361-460kg, returned a mainly steady, $2.63-$2.75/kg Autumn-born yearling Hereford-Friesian steers, 289-319kg, fetched $3.29-$3.32/kg R1 Hereford-Friesian steers, 195kg, held at $750, $3.85/kg Six R1 Hereford-Friesian heifers, 1857kg, realised $610, $3.26/kg
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A mixed-quality yarding of just under 480 head met with a good bench of local buyers at Wellsford last Monday and results were mainly in line with quality. A handful of traditional R3 steers, 549kg, fetched $2.91/kg, with 572kg beef-dairy at $2.85/kg. R2 Angus-Friesian steers, 364kg, were well sought realising $3.02/kg. Hereford heifers, 377-391kg, softened to $2.72-$2.76/kg as did Hereford-dairy, 309-373kg, at $2.48-$2.55/kg. R1 Red Devon-cross steers, 176kg, fetched $575, $3.27/kg. Beef-dairy heifers, 184-208kg, realised $525-$585, $2.81-$2.94/kg. Friesian bulls, 176kg, lifted to $555, $3.15/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.

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