LIVESTOCK SALES REPORTS
Levin Sale There was an excellent turnout of stock and buyers. Calves — Freisan bulls $100, Murray Grey bulls $140, Murray Grey heifers $90. Sheep — fat ewes $150-$164, lambs $150 — $173, store lambs $139. Cattle — Freisan bulls $560, Angus steers $650, F/H steers $600. Rongotea Sale, July 20 A fine day brought out some bigger lines of heavier cattle and bigger numbers of feeder calves at Rongotea reported Darryl Harwood of New Zealand Farmers Livestock. 3 year Speckle Park bulls 610kg made $2.95/kg. 2 year Friesian — Hereford cross steers 340-375kg made $2.37-$2.59/kg, Angus cross steers 365kg made $2.40/kg and Ayrshire steers 360kg made $2.27/kg. Friesian steers 330kg made $2.20/kg and crossbred steers 466kg made $2.64/kg. 2 year Friesian-Hereford cross bulls 445kg made $2.97/kg and Speckle Park cross bulls 405 — 530kg made $2.86-$3.02/kg. Friesian bulls 425-600kg made $2.75-$2.95/kg, Ayrshire bulls 485kg made $2.91/kg and cross bred bulls 407kg made $2.83/kg. 2 year Friesian-Hereford cross heifers 370kg made $2.32/kg and Angus cross heifers 360-411kg made $2.25-$2.28/kg. Yearling Friesian-Hereford cross steers 268-293kg made $2.54-$3.21/kg, Angus cross steers 306kg made $2.58/kg and Speckle Park cross steers 273kg made $2.90/kg. Friesian and crossbred steers 161-275kg made $2.23-$2.58/kg. Yearling Friesian bulls 243kg made $2.80/kg, Friesian-Hereford cross bulls 223kg made $3.06/kg and Speckle Park cross bulls 261kg made $3.14/kg. Murray Grey cross bulls 275kg made $2.55/kg and crossbred bulls 265-290kg made $1.59-$2.68/kg. Yearling Friesian-Hereford cross heifers 184-199kg made $3.02-$3.15/kg, Simmental cross heifers 195kg made $2.62/kg and crossbred heifers 175-240kg made $1.28-$1.77/kg. Weaner Friesian-Hereford cross steers 99-131kg made $400-$540, and White Galloway steers 255kg made $610. Weaner Friesian-Hereford cross heifers 128kg made $460, Angus cross heifers 127kg made $420, Speckle Park cross heifers 203kg made $495 and White Galloway heifers 245kg made $550. Boner Friesian cows 470-543kg made $1.81-$1.99/kg and Ayrshire cows 360kg made $1.76/kg. Speckle Park cross cows 521kg made $1.84/kg and Angus cross cows 454kg made $1.96/kg. In the calf pens, Friesian bull calves made $50-$185 and Angus cross bull calves made $250. Speckle Park cross heifer calves made $80-$285.