Friday, April 19, 2024

Tuakau sales 29.07

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Hereford-Friesian steers, 346kg, made $1040 Heavy Hereford-Friesian steers, 518kg, earned $1490 Prime beef cows reached $2.33/kg Top prime lambs fetched $205-$234
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Tuakau drew a smaller yarding of store cattle last Thursday, but the market was steady, PGG Wrightson agent Craig Reiche reported. The 360-head yarding featured a good line-up of Hereford-Friesian steers, with 435-493kg at $2.86-$2.90/kg and 383kg, $2.94/kg. Hereford steers, 230kg earned $680 and 176kg Angus, $550. In the heifer section, 477kg Hereford-Friesian fetched $1370 and Hereford and Hereford-Friesian weaners, 154-211kg, $540 to $585. Over 400 cattle were presented at Wednesday’s prime sale. Heavy prime steers returned $2.99-$3.06/kg and medium, $2.93-$2.99/kg. Heavy heifers made $2.94-$3.03/kg, with light-medium at $2.73/kg to $2.94/kg. Good Friesian cows realised, $2.00/kg to $2.24/kg. Medium prime lambs managed $170-$205 on Monday, while store lambs ranged from $70 to $163. Heavy ewes made $150-$169 and medium, $120-$150

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