Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Wellsford store cattle 21.06

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R2 Angus-Friesian steers, 379kg, improved to $2.74/kg R2 Hereford-Friesian steers, 325-396kg, firmed to $2.69/kg to $2.84/kg R2 Hereford-Friesian heifers, 361-421kg, improved to $2.58-$2.62/kg
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A smaller yarding of 372 cattle was well-contested by locals at Wellsford last Monday. R2 steers accounted for just under 40% of the offering and quality was rewarded. Angus-Hereford, 356kg, returned $2.58/kg with Angus-Friesian, 373-409kg, at $2.63/kg. Hereford-dairy sold in two bands as 414-426kg strengthened to $2.54-$2.63/kg and 350-351kg reached $2.78-$2.86/kg. Three 430kg Hereford-Friesian bulls topped their section at $2.52/kg. R1 Angus steers, 214-278kg, returned $660-$840, $3.02-$3.08/kg. Hereford-Friesian, 133-192kg, realised $550-$735. Beef-bred heifers, 155-171kg, fetched $455-$480, $2.81-$2.94/kg. Ten Friesian bulls, 191kg, were well-contested and managed an improved $580, $3.04/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.

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