Con­tin­ued rain leads to strong prices for cat­tle

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

With the con­tin­ued rain cat­tle prices re­main strong at El­ders Mata­mata Mon­day sale.

Prime ox at 545kg made $2.45 per kg. Boner cows: Heavy friesian bon­ers 590-630kg made $1.71 to $1.75 per kg, 500-550kg friesian cows made be­tween $1.52 and $1.68 per kg. Lighter boner cows 380-490kg made be­tween $1.34 and $1.59 per kg.

Bulls: here­ford two-year bulls weigh­ing be­tween 530 and 725kg made be­tween $2.59 and $2.81.

Murray grey bulls weigh­ing bet 595 and 695kg made be­tween $2.58 and $2.79 per kg, friesian bulls weigh­ing be­tween 535 and 808kg made be­tween $2.47 and $2.69 per kg.

Jersey bulls weigh­ing be­tween 430 and 575kg made be­tween $2.20 and $2.52.

Wean­ers: Wean­ers bulls and heifers sold to a very strong de­mand.

Re­port com­piled by Danny O’leary phone 021 954 283 and John Price 0275 942 544.

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