Details from the big cattle fair

PLENTY OF CHOICE: The November cattle fair produced a lot of choice for buyers on Tuesday and a lot of would-be spenders came from out of town to look over the nearly 3000 head on offer. Picture by Liam Clayton

TUESDAY’S cattle fair at Matawhero produced a top dollar of $1755 for some two steers from Whangara, and further down the nearly 3000 head sale catelogue there were some good buying opportunities.

Best prices — Two year steers: B and H.D McLelland (Whangara), 4 (590 kgs), $1755, 42 (525 kgs), $1660, 20 (510 kgs), $1615, 32 (480 kgs), $1545; C.P Healey (Pehiri), 28 (490 kgs), $1570; Ingleby Co Ltd – Matahiia, 22 (450 kgs), $1480; Karaka Lands Ltd (Tolaga Bay), 37 (430 kgs), $1435, 5 (415 kgs), $1305; Pakihiroa Farms Ltd (Ruatoria), 57 (430 kgs), $1410.

Yearling steers: M.D and C.A Utting, 40 (445 kgs), $1480; 39 (430 kgs), $1380; Mangaheia Station (Tolaga Bay), 45 (410 kgs), $1370, 57 (375 kgs), $1235, 112 (375 kgs), $1220, 65 (350 kgs), $1155; Whareopaia Station (Tolaga Bay), 17 (435 kgs), $1330, 20 (355 kgs), $1210, 33 (360 kgs), $1155; M.J and J.M Charteris (Waerenga o Kuri), 50 (385 kgs), $1320, 54 (325 kgs), $1100, 92 (310 kgs), $1050; Rimunui Station (Waerenga o Kuri), 45 (390 kgs), $1255; Arakihi Station (Tolaga Bay), 22 (385 kgs), $1255, 59 (345 kgs), $1155; R and J Utting Ltd (Waimata), 40 (360 kgs), $1200, 54 (345 kgs), $1155; Glentui Station (Tolaga Bay), 48 (350 kgs), $1105; Ingleby Co Ltd – Matahiia, 61 (320 kgs), $1087.

Two year heifers: Waitangi Terraces Station (Te Karaka), 27 (395 kgs), $1100, 23 (380 kgs), $1080; Fernside Station (Tolaga Bay), 33 (380 kgs), $1070, 11 (335 kgs), $810.

Yearling heifers: M.D and C.A Utting, 78 (350 kgs), $1050; Ingleby Co Ltd — Matahiia, 58 (310 kgs), $980; Fernside Station, 48 (295 kgs), $885; Kia Ora Station (Ruatoria), 26 (280 kgs), $860; R and J Utting Ltd, 52 (270 kgs), $855; Reynolds Farming Ltd, 24 (255 kgs), $820.

Yearling bulls: Bushy Knoll Forest Ltd (Hangaroa), 34 (305 kgs), $945, 42 (250 kgs), $770, 31 (200 kgs), $660; Waimaka Station Ltd (Waimata), 45 (295 kgs), $830, 20 (280 kgs), $805; Karanga Station, 14 (315 kgs), $760; M.R Fleming, 10 (335 kgs), $810.

Cows and calves: M.J and J.M Charteris, 25, $1400; Marangairoa C4 Block, 29, $1350.

TUESDAY’S cattle fair at Matawhero produced a top dollar of $1755 for some two steers from Whangara, and further down the nearly 3000 head sale catelogue there were some good buying opportunities.

Best prices — Two year steers: B and H.D McLelland (Whangara), 4 (590 kgs), $1755, 42 (525 kgs), $1660, 20 (510 kgs), $1615, 32 (480 kgs), $1545; C.P Healey (Pehiri), 28 (490 kgs), $1570; Ingleby Co Ltd – Matahiia, 22 (450 kgs), $1480; Karaka Lands Ltd (Tolaga Bay), 37 (430 kgs), $1435, 5 (415 kgs), $1305; Pakihiroa Farms Ltd (Ruatoria), 57 (430 kgs), $1410.

Yearling steers: M.D and C.A Utting, 40 (445 kgs), $1480; 39 (430 kgs), $1380; Mangaheia Station (Tolaga Bay), 45 (410 kgs), $1370, 57 (375 kgs), $1235, 112 (375 kgs), $1220, 65 (350 kgs), $1155; Whareopaia Station (Tolaga Bay), 17 (435 kgs), $1330, 20 (355 kgs), $1210, 33 (360 kgs), $1155; M.J and J.M Charteris (Waerenga o Kuri), 50 (385 kgs), $1320, 54 (325 kgs), $1100, 92 (310 kgs), $1050; Rimunui Station (Waerenga o Kuri), 45 (390 kgs), $1255; Arakihi Station (Tolaga Bay), 22 (385 kgs), $1255, 59 (345 kgs), $1155; R and J Utting Ltd (Waimata), 40 (360 kgs), $1200, 54 (345 kgs), $1155; Glentui Station (Tolaga Bay), 48 (350 kgs), $1105; Ingleby Co Ltd – Matahiia, 61 (320 kgs), $1087.

Two year heifers: Waitangi Terraces Station (Te Karaka), 27 (395 kgs), $1100, 23 (380 kgs), $1080; Fernside Station (Tolaga Bay), 33 (380 kgs), $1070, 11 (335 kgs), $810.

Yearling heifers: M.D and C.A Utting, 78 (350 kgs), $1050; Ingleby Co Ltd — Matahiia, 58 (310 kgs), $980; Fernside Station, 48 (295 kgs), $885; Kia Ora Station (Ruatoria), 26 (280 kgs), $860; R and J Utting Ltd, 52 (270 kgs), $855; Reynolds Farming Ltd, 24 (255 kgs), $820.

Yearling bulls: Bushy Knoll Forest Ltd (Hangaroa), 34 (305 kgs), $945, 42 (250 kgs), $770, 31 (200 kgs), $660; Waimaka Station Ltd (Waimata), 45 (295 kgs), $830, 20 (280 kgs), $805; Karanga Station, 14 (315 kgs), $760; M.R Fleming, 10 (335 kgs), $810.

Cows and calves: M.J and J.M Charteris, 25, $1400; Marangairoa C4 Block, 29, $1350.

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