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Tuakau sales 24.06

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Hereford-Friesian steers, 227kg, made $860 Heavy Friesian cows managed $2.02-$2.14/kg Prime ewes sold strongly and reached $278
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Prices for some classes of store cattle firmed by 10-20c/kg at Tuakau last Thursday, Carrfields Livestock agent Karl Chitham reported. The 700-head yarding included 407kg Hereford-Friesian steers, which made $2.94/kg with 361kg Hereford-Friesian at $3.15/kg. Angus heifers, 404kg, realised $2.65/kg and 291kg Murray Grey made $760. Hereford-Friesian weaner heifers, 151kg, managed $520. Prime steers, 580-700kg, returned $2.84-$2.97/kg on Wednesday and 470-520kg heifers fetched $2.76-$2.81/kg. Medium Friesian cows traded at $1.58/kg to $1.87/kg. Monday’s sheep market was strong. Heavy prime lambs returned $187-$203 with medium at $164-$178. Medium-good store lambs made $111-$153 and medium prime ewes, $135-$170.

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