Kaikohe cattle 14.07

  • R2 beef-cross bulls made $2.80/kg

  • Better R1 steers achieved $3.20-$3.25/kg

  • Quality R1 Friesian bulls, 188kg, sold to $3.50/kg

  • Vetted-in-calf cows earned $2.05-$2.10/kg

  • Boner cows eased to $1.80-$1.90/kg

Stortford Lodge store sale 14.07

  • R2 Friesian bulls, 420-460kg, made $2.92-$3.04/kg

  • R2 traditional steers, 415-490kg, eased to $2.92-$2.96/kg

  • Good mixed age Romney-cross ewes, SIL 179%, were $222-$235

  • Store male lambs averaged $162

  • Store ewe lambs averaged $132

Te Kuiti 14.07

  • Top store ewe lambs made $150-$158

  • Medium mixed-sex store lambs achieved $145-$150

  • Prime 2-tooth ewes sold to $169

Taranaki cattle 14.07

  • The top end of R1 steers made $3.30/kg to $3.45/kg, $760-$910

  • Better R1 heifers sold to $600-$660 with the next cut at $480-$580

  • Autumn-born weaner heifers fetched $400-$430 and bulls $500-$515

  • A handful of prime steers above 596kg achieved $3.12-$3.14/kg

Balclutha 14.07

  • Heavy prime ewes held at $170-$200, medium $130-$150 and light $80-$100

  • Top store lambs made $140-$150, medium $110-$130 and light $80

Frankton cattle 13.07, 14.07

  • R2 Hereford-Friesian and Red Hereford-Friesian steers, 382-427kg, improved to $2.84-$2.92/kg

  • R1 Angus-Friesian, 205kg, firmed to $3.51/kg

  • Autumn-born weaner Friesian bulls, 102-110kg, earned $460-$530

Just 510 cattle were penned at Frankton last Monday for PGG Wrightson and they met with a good number of buyers.  Specially advertised R3 South Devon steers, 515-596kg, sold to good demand at $3.10-$3.13/kg.  R2 Angus-Friesian steers, 388-498kg, strengthened to $2.77-$2.84/kg and Hereford-Friesian heifers, 421kg, also lifted to $2.85/kg. R1 Hereford-Friesian steers, 295-328kg, held value at $2.92-$2.96/kg, while same breed heifers, 183-255kg, eased to $490-$690. Beef-dairy bulls, 107-157kg, returned $450-$550.  Most autumn-born beef-dairy weaner heifers, 66-128kg, sold to per head budgets at $300-$415. Hereford-Friesian bulls, 101kg, improved to $575, $5.69/kg. R3 to R7 Hereford cows vetted-in-calf to Hereford bulls, 431-516kg, realised $1030-$1190. Prime steers, 596-736kg, firmed to $3.05-$3.15/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.

Rongotea cattle 13.07

  • Speckle Park-cross feeders calves made $200-$255 and Devon-cross $150-$205

  • R3 Hereford-Friesian steers, 615kg, sold to $3.07/kg

  • R2 Hereford-Friesian heifers, 255-405kg, earned $2.16/kg to $2.42/kg

  • R1 Friesian bulls, 178-288kg, achieved $2.43/kg to $2.80/kg

  • Friesian boner cows, 335-487kg, realized $1.49/kg to $1.64/kg

Canterbury Park prime cattle and all sheep 13.07

  • Prime high yeilding steers and heifers fetched and $2.99/kg to $3.10/kg

  • Dairy-beef steers and heifers, 450-550kg, were predominantly $2.76-$2.86/kg

  • One pen of heavy store ewe lambs with breeding potential earned $200

  • Angus cows, 633kg, traded at $2.30/kg

  • Other beef cows over 500kg typically returned $2.01/kg to $2.18/kg

Lorneville 13.07

  • Boner cows above 480kg earned $1.90/kg

  • R2 Hereford steers, 320kg, fetched $2.75/kg

  • R1 Hereford heifers, 186kg, achieved $500

  • Top store lambs eased to $120-$140, medium $100-$110 and light $80-$90

Temuka prime cattle and all sheep 12.07

  • Angus-Hereford steers, 630kg, earned $3.00/kg

  • Hereford-Friesian steers, 587-615kg, fetched $2.97-$3.01/kg

  • The first new season lambs sold alongside their mothers at $141 all counted