Houhora spring cattle fair 12.09

  • Top one-year Simmental steers were estimated at $3.40-$3.60/kg

  • Medium one-year steers made $3.20-$3.40/kg

  • Lighter steers and heifers estimated 140kg fetched $500-$630

Coalgate store and prime cattle; all sheep 12.09

  • Prime steers, 550-630kg, made $3.11/kg

  • Prime heifers, 480-525kg, rose 22c/kg to $3.14/kg

  • One-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 205-239kg, were $3.10-$3.14/kg

  • One year Hereford-Friesian heifers, 208-236kg, made $2.86-$2.93/kg

  • 21 ewes with 25 lambs-at-foot sold for $130 all counted

Charlton sheep sale 12.09

  • Heavy prime lambs made $180-$200

  • Heavy local trade rams sold for $102

  • Top store lambs earned $130-$141

Kaikohe cattle sale 11.09

  • Two-year heifers earned up to $2.98/kg

  • One-year beef-cross steers fetched $3.40-$3.80/kg

  • Autumn-born weaner Friesian bulls, 160kg, made $580

Frankton cattle and feeder calf 11.09

  • Two-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 435-453kg, eased to $3.16-$3.17/kg

  • Two-year Hereford-Friesian heifers, 361-406kg, improved to $3.07-$3.16/kg

  • Yearling Hereford-Friesian steers, 306-336kg, lifted to $3.64-$3.65/kg

  • Yearling Hereford-Friesian heifers, 230-257kg, strengthened to $3.30-$3.44/kg

  • Yearling Friesian bulls, 240-341kg, held at $2.70-$2.92/kg

Taranaki cattle 11.09

  • Two-year Angus steers, 292kg, made $3.39/kg

  • Two-year Angus-Friesian steers, 499-513kg, earned $3.15-$3.20/kg

  • One-year dairy-beef steers typically earned $610-$650, for a varied $3.85/kg to $4.35/kg

  • One-year Angus and Angus-cross heifers, 220-252kg, lifted to $600-$710

Rongotea cattle 11.09

  • Two-year Angus-cross steers, 403kg, made $2.98/kg

  • One-year Speckle Park-cross steers, 285kg, fetched $3.02/kg

  • Friesian boner cows, 481kg-635kg, earned $1.82-$1.92/kg

  • Good Hereford-Friesian bull calves sold for $220-$300

Stortford Lodge store cattle and sheep 11.09

  • One-year Angus heifers, 194kg, sold well at $685, $3.53/kg

  • A consignment of four pens of very good Romney ewes with blackface lambs made $124 all counted

  • Good mixed sex lambs lifted to $153-$167.50

  • Good to heavy ewe lambs also lifted to $155-$167

Lorneville cattle and sheep 10.09

  • Two-year Hereford-cross steers, 462kg, earned $2.94/kg

  • Prime cows, 500kg and above, made $2.00-$2.04/kg

  • Top Hereford-cross bull calves sold up to $210-$300

  • Top store lambs were bought for $130-$135

  • Ewes with lambs-at-foot fetched $115-$125 all-counted

Canterbury Park sale 10.09

  • Top prime lambs held at $181-$241

  • Top mixed-age prime ewes fetched up to $206-$223

  • Ewes with lambs-at-foot earned up to $119

  • Top prime steers strengthened to $3.21-$3.26/kg