Published June 19, 2021 1:37PM
These would be the first cattle of the Speckle Park breed to be sold at Matawhero. They were among the small yarding presented at the cattle fair on Tuesday. This pen of eight rising two-year steers weighed 290kg and sold for $900. They were a mixture of purebreds and Friesian X, sold by Richard James Wray of Kanakanaia. Pictures by Trevor Brown
STRONG SHOWING AT SMALL SALE: This pen of 15 R2 steers from Matawai Deer Park were in very forward condition and weighed 430kg. They sold at Tuesday’s Matawhero sale for $1205 ($2.80/kg).