17 May 2019

Pukekohe cattle 11.05

  • Top prime steers earned $2.66-$2.76/kg

  • Top prime heifers sold for $2.68-$2.76/kg

  • Boner cows made $1.33-$2.05/kg

  • Good weaner steers sold for $780

There was good demand at the Pukekohe cattle on Saturday, May 11th. Prime steers and heifers softened though better quality were more resilient, while cross-bred steers made $2.40-$2.64/kg and heifers were $2.30-$2.64/kg. Store cattle made for good buying, with caution in the market as to how winter will play out.  Medium yearling steers made $2.20-$2.50/kg, while medium 15-month heifers were $2.32-$2.40/kg.