Numbers lifted slightly this sale and quality also showed an improvement.
There was an increased offering of better finished cattle available along with fewer plain secondary types.
Feeder cattle were well supplied with grown cattle limited in numbers. The usual buyers were present and competing in a firm to easier market.
Yearling steers to feed held steady with middle weights selling from 325c to 374c and heavy weights ranging from 318c to 367c/kg. Those to processors also held steady to range in price from 290c to 345c/kg.
Restockers paid from 336c to 395c/kg for the light store types.
The heifer portion to processors slipped 3c to 5c to range from 280c to 358c/kg. Those to feed sold from 282c to 334c/kg.
Heavy steers and bullocks lifted to sell from 260c to 320c/kg.
Grown heifers received from 250c to 300c/kg.
Cows held firm to 3c/kg better.
Heavy 2 score sold from 208c to 227c while 3 and 4 score ranged from 230c to 249c/kg.