19 July 2019

Pukekohe cattle 13.07

  • Best prime steers strengthened to $2.83-$2.93/kg

  • Best prime heifers sold for $2.80-$2.83/kg

  • Medium forward heifers earned $2.70-$2.87/kg

Cattle prices remained very solid at Pukekohe last week as demand for killable stock is strong and steers lifted. Boner cows strengthened at the top end, earning a wide range of $1.53-$2.46/kg, while bulls made $2.58-$2.73/kg. There is also good confidence for farmers to restock as the weather remains mild, with R3 and R2 steers trading at $2.75-$2.85/kg. There were a few nice yearling cattle on offer, which met good demand and the top heifers earned up to $800-$860.