Rongotea Sale 22nd April 2015

F_MY15_rongotea-sale.jpgThe yards were full to capacity at Rongotea today, with even the drafting pens needed to cope with the large number of boner cows for sale.

3 year bulls 700 kg made $1820 ($2.60).

2 year steers 420 kg – 525 kg made up to $1390 ($2.36 – $2.66), 354 kg – 412 kg made up to $990 ($1.97 – $2.48) and 270 kg – 335 kg made up to $655 ($1.96 – $2.28).

2 year bulls 430 kg – 515 kg made up to $1420 ($2.51 – $2.76), 375 kg made $945 ($2.52) and 298 kg – 302 kg made up to $770 ($2.36 – $2.55).

2 year heifers 405 kg – 482 kg made up to $1280 ($2.42 – $2.65), 350 kg – 395 kg made up to $990 ($1.92 – $2.51) and 265 kg – 332 kg made up to $610 ($1.70 – $2.18).

Yearling steers 247 kg – 295 kg made up to $660 ($2.24 – $2.59) and 172 kg – 215 kg made up to $560 ($2.67 – $2.84).

Yearling bulls 340 kg – 380 kg made up to $980 ($2.41 – $2.58), 225 kg – 275 kg made up to $475 ($1.67 – $1.78) and 150 kg – 185 kg made up to $430 ($2.00 – $2.32). Jersey bulls 290 kg made $1010 ($3.48).

Yearling heifers 202 kg – 243 kg made up to $580 ($2.38 – $2.70).

Weaner steers 153 kg – 197 kg made up to $550 ($2.67 – $3.59) and 100 kg – 130 kg made up to $450 ($3.07 – $3.46).

Weaner bulls 175 kg – 232 kg made up to $500 ($1.89  – $2.16) and 125 kg – 160 kg made up to $370 ($1.86 – $2.55).

Weaner heifers 152 kg – 202 kg made up to $530 ($2.19 – $2.95) and 127 kg – 145 kg made up to $425 ($2.89 – $2.93).

In calf cows made $780 – $1160, depending on breed and condition. In milk heifers made $840.

Boner cows 603 kg – 680 kg made $1170 ($1.69 – $1.97), 510 kg – 560 kg made up to $1090 ($1.56 – $1.98), 412 kg – 490 kg made up to $910 ($1.53 – $1.85) and 315 kg – 402 kg made up to $715 ($1.39 – $1.77).

MA ewes made $58, good mixed sex lambs made $113, medium lambs made $50 – $67 and smaller lambs made $31 – $46.

Baconers made $120 – $135 and weaner pigs made $50 – $60.

Good Friesian bull calves made $200 – $250, medium calves $150 – $190 and smaller calves made $110 – $140. Good white face bull calves made $250 – $300 and smaller calves made $180 – $240. Good white face heifer calves made $200 – $270 and smaller calves made $140 – $190. Friesian heifer calves made $50 – $60.

Darryl Harwood