Rongotea Stock sale: Smaller yarding due to Waitangi Day break

There was a smaller yarding of stock at Rongotea this week.
There was a smaller yarding of stock at Rongotea this week.

There was a smaller sale at Rongotea on February 7 due to the short week with the Waitangi Day holiday.

2 year Friesian bulls 380kg made $1000 ($2.63) and white face bulls 382kg-455kg made up to $1200 ($2.64-$2.77).

2 year Red Poll steers 345kg made $1000 ($2.90) and cross breed steers 297kg made $700 ($2.35).

2 year white face heifers 370kg made $940 ($2.54).

Yearling Friesian bulls 260kg-292kg made up to $790 ($2.71-$2.77), white face bulls 260kg-365kg made up to $970 ($2.65-$2.73), Angus cross bulls 330 kg made $695 ($2.11) and cross breed bulls 259kg made $710 ($2.74).

Weaner white face steers 135kg-170kg made up to $540 ($2.47-$3.72).

Weaner Friesian bulls 77kg-175kg made up to $620 ($2.19-$3.54), white face bulls 104kg-180kg made up to $640 ($3.56-$5.11).

Speckle Park cross bulls 167 kg made $595 ($3.57) and cross breed bulls 150kg-190kg made up to $455 ($2.40-$2.93).

Weaner white face heifers 135kg-152kg made up to $565 ($3.40-$3.77).

White face cows with a calf at foot made $1630.

Friesian boner cows 482kg made $680 ($1.82), cross breed boners 295kg-507kg made up to $910 ($1.39-$1.85) and Jersey boners 365kg made $630 ($1.73).

Porkers made $95-$101 and weaner pigs made $20-$25.

MA ewes made $80-$101 and mixed sex lambs made $56-$96.

— Darryl Harwood

Disclaimer:

This information is derived from NZ Farmers Livestock Ltd's auction records. While all care has been taken by NZ Farmers Livestock Limited to compile this information (E & OE), NZ Farmers Livestock Limited and its employees take no responsibility for its accuracy, and no warranty is expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, reliability or usefulness of the information.

- Horowhenua Chronicle

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