Taranaki cattle 22.05

  • Hereford-Friesian, 393-398kg, were in demand making $2.93-$2.95/kg

  • Better R2 heifers made $2.63-$2.65/kg

  • Good quality Charolais-cross weaner heifers, 278kg, sold well at $790

Balclutha sale 22.05

  • Heavy prime lambs, strengthened to $140-$170

  • Top end of store lambs lifted to $110-$125

  • Heavy prime ewes held at $150-$175

  • Medium prime ewes also held at $130-$140

Canterbury Park sale 21.05

  • Heavy prime lambs strengthened to $170-$200

  • Good store lambs made $110-$123

  • Hereford-cross prime steers, 660kg, made $2.75/kg

  • Prime beef-cross heifers, 650-685kg, earned $2.60/kg

Pukekohe 18.05

  • Best prime steers earned $2.67-$2.79/kg

  • Best prime heifers sold for $2.67-$2.74/kg

  • Boner cows softened to $1.22-$1.65/kg

  • R1 steers sold for $500-$635

Rangiuru cattle and sheep 21.05

  • Prime Hereford cows, 527-547kg, strengthened to $2.06-2.12/kg

  • Boner Friesian cows, 480-580kg, sold for $1.71/kg

  • R2 Hereford-Friesian heifers, 345-430kg, firmed to $2.42/kg

  • Heavy prime lambs earned $151.50-$168

Feilding prime cattle and sheep 20.05

  • Prime Angus cows, 460-520kg, strengthened to $1.84-1.88/kg

  • Boner Friesian cows, 495-590kg, averaged $1.77/kg

  • Boner Friesian cows, 425-475kg, averaged$1.62/kg

  • Good and medium good ewes earned $119-$149

Wellsford store cattle 20.05

  • R2 Angus and Angus-Hereford steers, 327-397kg, eased to $2.29-$2.39/kg

  • R2 beef-dairy steers, 340-469kg, softened to $2.27-$2.46/kg

  • R2 Angus heifers, 304kg, held at $2.53/kg

  • R2 Friesian bulls, 434kg improved to $2.47/kg

  • Weaner Hereford-Friesian steers, 157-284kg, held at $585-$760

Stortford Lodge prime sale 20.05

  • Very heavy cryptorchid lambs returned $174

  • Very heavy male lambs held at $180.50-$203.50

  • Top ewe and mixed-sex lambs improved to $180-$195

  • Very heavy ewes held at $180-$194.50

  • Good to very good ewes traded at $130-$145

Kaikohe 15.05

  • R2 Angus steers made $2.75/kg

  • Yearling beef-cross bulls earned $2.50-$2.60/kg

  • Top quality white face yearling heifers sold well at $2.90

  • Better VIC cows, steady at $1.75-$1.85/kg