Thursday, November 30, 2023

Tuakau sales 19.09

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Hereford-Friesian weaner steers, 112kg, made $590. Hereford-Friesian heifers, 323kg, earned $1015 Prime steers sold to $3.22/kg
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About 750 store cattle were yarded at Tuakau last Thursday and the market remained firm, Carrfields agent Karl Chitham reported.

Hereford-Friesian steers, 453kg, made $3.07/kg, with 379kg at $3.45/kg. Hereford-Friesian heifers, 393-418kg, traded at $3.05-$3.11/kg and weaner heifers, 112-115kg, $445-$510.

Heavy prime steers fetched $3.08-$3.22/kg last Wednesday, with medium making $3.05-$3.12/kg. Heavy heifers earned $3.06-$3.17/kg and medium, $2.97-$3.05/kg.

Good prime lambs sold at $185-$217 on Monday. Medium primes earned $166-$183 and stores eased to $81-$124. The best of the prime ewes fetched $174-$193, with medium making $145-$162.

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