12 September 2019

Houhora spring cattle fair 12.09

  • Top one-year Simmental steers were estimated at $3.40-$3.60/kg

  • Medium one-year steers made $3.20-$3.40/kg

  • Lighter steers and heifers estimated 140kg fetched $500-$630

Last Thursday’s Houhora spring fair in the far north had approximately 650 head of mostly good quality one-year Simmental, Angus, and Hereford-cross cattle. Simmental heifers typically earned $3.20-$3.40/kg, while Angus and Angus-Hereford sold in a wider range of $3.00/kg to $3.60/kg.