Sale prices strong

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Levin Stock Sale

A small yard­ing in all class of stock but prices were strong. 4 day old calves Freis bull $50-$120, F/H bulls $140 — $200, F/H heifers $140 — $160, small and lesser sorts $40 — $70. Lambs — $120 — $170. Cat­tle — Ylg F/H steers $820, F/H ylg hfrs $480 — $630, wnr hfrs $460 — $500.

Levin Cat­tle Fair will be 2nd Oc­to­ber, please phone for en­tries.

David Ha­worth 027 450 4133 — Mar­garet Mor­gan 021 252 1977 — Dan Warner 027 826 5768

NZ Farm­ers Live­stock Ltd

Ron­gotea Sale

A cold bleak day greeted buy­ers at Ron­gotea with a good se­lec­tion of younger cat­tle to choose from in the weaner and year­ling pens.

2 year white face steers 410 kg made $1150 ($2.80) and cross bred steers 510 kg made $1450 ($2.84).

2 year Jersey bulls 355 kg made $730 ($2.06).

2 year white face heifers 315 kg — 325 kg made up to $920 ($2.76 — $2.83).

15 month white face heifers 257 kg — 265 kg made up to $875 ($2.49 — $3.40) and cross bred heifers 260 kg — 300 kg made up to $550 ($1.83 — $1.96).

Year­ling white face steers 220 kg made$620 ($2.82) and cross bred steers 152 kg made $430 ($2.82).

Year­ling Friesian bulls 175 kg made $460 ($2.63), white face bulls 165 kg made $635 ($3.85), Jersey bulls 149 kg — 205 kg made up to $390 ($1.90 — $2.35) and cross bred bulls 220 kg made $490 ($2.23).

Year­ling white face heifers 148 kg — 215 kg made up to $700 ($2.63 — $4.04) and cross bred heifers 147 kg — 185 kg made up to $300 ($1.62 — $2.03).

Weaner Friesian bulls 140 kg made $600 ($4.29), white face bulls 65 kg — 150 kg made up to $580 ($2.93 — $4.61) and White Gal­loway bulls 127 kg made $450 ($3.53).

Weaner white face heifers 100 kg — 114 kg made up to $400 ($3.52 — $3.96) and Friesian heifers 115 kg made $340 ($2.96).

Store pigs made $120 and wean­ers made $60 — $95.

Ewes with lambs at foot made $65 — $80 (all counted) and mixed sex lambs made $120.

Big Friesian bull calves made $90 — $175 and smaller calves made $60 — $80. Big white face bull calves made $100 — $205 and smaller calves made $60 — $90. An­gus cross bull calves made $100. Big white face heifer calves made $110 — $180 and smaller calves made $60 — $100. Red Poll heifer calves made $100 — $200 and An­gus cross heifer calves made $80.

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