Rongotea

On a change of sale day there was a large yarding of both 2-year and weaner bulls at Rongotea.

2 year white face steers 425 kg - 615 kg made up to $1585 ($2.09 - $2.58).

2 year Friesian bulls 422 kg - 485 kg made up to $1180 ($2.37 - $2.47), white face bulls 325 kg - 412 kg made up to $1060 ($2.00 - $2.57) and Murray Grey bulls 430 kg made $1090 ($2.53). Angus cross bulls 380 kg - 423 kg made up to $1020 ($2.41 - $2.53), Jersey bulls 341 kg - 470 kg made up to $960 ($2.04) and cross bred bulls 418 kg - 445 kg made up to $1005 ($2.20 - $2.33).

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18 month cross bred heifers 200 kg - 380 kg made up to $775 ($2.04 - $2.25).

Weaner white face steers 142 kg - 252 kg made up to $760 ($3.02 - $4.17), Angus cross steers 157 kg - 175 kg made up to $500 ($2.57 - $3.18) and Friesian steers 168 kg made $410 ($2.44).

Weaner Friesian bulls 154 kg - 226 kg made up to $785 ($2.58 - $3.80), white face bulls 140 kg - 275 kg made up to $765 ($2.20 - $2.86) and Murray Grey bulls 135 kg made $400 ($2.96).

Weaner white face heifers 98 kg - 302 kg made up to $700 ($2.31 - $3.99) and Angus cross heifers 125 kg - 245 kg made up to $595 ($1.96 - $2.43).

Friesian boner cows 385 kg - 597 kg made up to $1010 ($1.45 - $1.69).

Mixed sex lambs made $100 - $149.

Friesian bull calves made $120 - $275 and white face bull calves made $130 - $235.

Angus cross bull calves made $150 and Speckle Park cross bull calves made $180. White face heifer calves made $150 - $305, Angus cross heifer calves made $140 and Speckle Park cross heifer calves made $240.

Levin

Levin Sale was well attended, people were looking for replacement stock.

4 day old calves Freis bulls $220 - $270, smaller $150 - $200, F/H bulls $200 - $250, f/h Hfrs $220 - $270, xbred $100 - $150. Sheep - fat ewes $100 - $130, fat lambs $100 - $130, store lambs $60 - $100. Store cattle - rsg 2yr strs $1000, rsg 2yr hfrs xbred $900, 15mth Charolis hfrs $750, wnr strs $600 - $800, wnr hfrs Angus $780, wnr hfrs Charolis $650, smaller sorts $430 - $530.

A strong demand for all classes of livestock.