Wrapping up a record for heavy steers

PROCESSORS claim they’re not making any money from cattle due to the sky-high prices. However, the money being paid for prime heavy steers in NSW saleyards and over-the-hooks continues to climb.

Over-the-hooks rates for a 300 to 400 kilogram (carcase weight) steer topped at 715c/kg (cwt) this week, while the average was 703c/kg, according to Meat and Livestock Australia’s reporting.

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