Monday, April 22, 2024

Tuakau sales 17.06

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Hereford-Friesian steers, 177kg, realised $670 Heavy boner cows lifted to $1.80/kg to $2.28/kg Top prime lambs reached $194
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Tuakau drew a small yarding of 250 store cattle on Thursday, PGG Wrightson agent Craig Reiche reported. Hereford-Friesian steers, 501kg, earned $2.83/kg and 405kg Hereford-Friesian, $2.91/kg. The heifer section included 394kg Angus at $2.66/kg. Hereford-Friesian, 372kg, managed $2.76/kg and 202kg Hereford-Friesian, $650. Around 450 cattle were offered at Wednesday’s prime sale. Heavy steers traded at $2.86-$2.96/kg and light-medium, $2.60/kg to $2.86/kg. Heavy prime heifers realised $2.78-$2.88/kg, with medium at $2.70-$2.78/kg and light, $2.50/kg to $2.70/kg. Heavy prime lambs returned $164-$194 on Monday and light-medium, $129-$164. A big line-up of store lambs sold at $60 to $138. Heavy ewes fetched $160-$206 and medium, $129-$160.

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