22 September 2020
Two-year Hereford-Friesian steers, 350-410kg, held at $2.86-$2.93/kg
Yearling Hereford-Friesian steers, 226-276kg, were well-rewarded at $3.10-$3.19/kg
Boner Friesian cows, 551-624kg, eased to $2.08-$2.12/kg
Throughput eased to 419 head last Tuesday at FRANKTON for PGG Wrightson. Two-year Angus steers, 407-487kg, sold well at $2.90-$2.99/kg. Angus-Friesian heifers, 372kg, earned $2.85/kg with lesser 299-338kg at $2.58-$2.68/kg.
Yearling numbers dropped to 263 head. Beef-dairy steers, 285-310kg, returned $2.90-$2.97/kg with heifers of the same breed, 210-333kg, mostly $2.60-$2.72/kg. A consignment of Angus-Friesian bulls, 277-312kg, managed $2.31-$2.45/kg.
Autumn-born weaner beef-dairy bulls, 114-142kg, were consistent at $402-$490 with Friesian, 157-199kg, $520.
Cows made up the lion’s share of the prime section. Boner Friesian cows, 450-502kg, softened to $1.98-$2.02/kg. Prime Hereford steers, 478-601kg, realised $2.89-$2.90/kg while dairy-beef, 516-598kg, eased to $2.87-$2.93/kg. Read more in your LivestockEye.