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.