LIVESTOCK SALES REPORTS
Levin:Calves few on offer. Freis bulls $40-$50, F/H bulls $150, F/H heifers $100. Lambs $110-$90. Cattle — Ris 2yr Freis Angus steers $1100, Ris 2yr Sim x $1150, Ris 2yr F/H — light $860, Ris 2yr Angus — light $830, Sim Freis x hfrs $1150, F/H heifers smaller $800-$700, Wnr hfrs $400-$550. Rongotea: Heavier cattle again dominated the sale as the waiting time at the processors is resulting in increased numbers at the Rongotea sale yards reported Darryl Harwood of New Zealand Farmers Livestock. 3 year Friesian-Hereford cross heifers 480kg-526kg made $2.16/kg$2.53/kg, Speckle Park cross heifers 600kg made $2.73/kg and Friesian heifers 470kg made $2.00/kg. 2 year Friesian-Hereford cross steers 396kg-588kg made $2.43/kg$2.76/kg, Angus cross steers 320kg made $2.56/kg and Speckle Park cross steers 436kg made $2.43/kg. 2 year Friesian-Hereford cross heifers 310kg-438kg made $2.11/kg$2.47/kg, Angus cross heifers 393kg made $2.04/kg and Murray Grey cross heifers 402kg made $2.49/kg. Speckle Park cross heifers 445kg made $2.40/kg and Shorthorn cross heifers 430kg made $2.33/kg. Yearling Angus cross steers 303kg made $2.15/kg and Friesian steers 203kg made $2.07/kg. Yearling Angus cross heifers 243kg made $2.39/kg and Speckle Park cross heifers 290kg made $2.17/kg. Weaner Friesian-Hereford cross steers 256kg made $710 and FriesianHereford cross bulls 142kg-216kg made $410-$570. Weaner Friesian-Hereford cross heifers 115kg-200kg made $365-$590, Angus cross heifers 238kg made $560 and Galloway heifers 192kg made $440. Boner Friesian cows 443kg-663kg made $1.27/kg-$1.41/kg and cross bred cows 380kg made $1.26/kg. In the calf pens, Friesian bull calves made $140-$200, and FriesianHereford cross bull calves made $105-$270. Friesian-Hereford cross heifer calves made $100-$230, Angus cross heifer calves $100 and White Galloway cross heifer calves $85.