Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Wellsford yearling fair 9.09

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Angus-Friesian steers, 222-231kg, improved though varied from $3.10/kg to $3.49/kg Hereford-dairy steers, 180-240kg, lifted to $3.37-$3.39/kg Hereford-Friesian steers, 265-276kg, strengthened to $3.53-$3.62/kg Angus heifers, 189kg, lifted to $3.44/kg Friesian bulls, 226kg, improved to $3.41/kg
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Throughput lowered to a more manageable 750 head for last Monday’s yearling fair at Wellsford. Most lines were nine head or less, meaning the larger quality lines were chased, boosting the market for most.

Angus steers, 180kg, earned $3.81/kg, while Angus and Angus-Hereford, 211-275kg, traded at $3.13-$3.20/kg. Hereford-Friesian, 241-263kg, held at $3.40-$3.50/kg.

Heifers sold very well for most and Angus, 153kg, lifted to $3.92/kg. Angus and Angus-Hereford, 292kg, were well sought at $3.29/kg, as were Angus-cross, 231kg, returning $3.07/kg. Some Hereford-Friesian were chased, including ten at 231kg which fetched $910, $3.94/kg. Though $3.40/kg to $3.70/kg was common ground for most.

Friesian bulls, 174kg, held at $3.65/kg.

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