Agents yarded a slightly larger number of 1,904 head of live weight and open auction cattle.
These sold to the usual large array of trade and processor buyers, with feeder and restocker orders also present and active across the offering. Quality was generally good with some excellent weights and finish spread across the pens, with pricing in a mixed market varying from category to category. High quality vealers came forward as steers to the trade, and sold from 246c to 292c with a lift from 3c to 7c in price, as feeders operated from 245c to 267c, and restockers turned calves back out from 253c to 279c/kg. Vealer heifers to the trade received from 232c to 290c, with feeder activity from 222c to 272c/kg. Yearling steers to the trade sold from 230c to 280c to increase 6c, while feeders sought supply from 206c to 270c, with restocker activity from 188c to 223c/kg.
Yearling heifers to the trade received from 195c to 272c, with feeders active from 200c to 267c/kg. Grown steers and bullocks sold to an easier trend even with some excellent heavy cattle on offer, as the trade purchased from 230c to 270c with a decrease from 4c to 6c, while feeders operated on lighter weights from 240c to 260c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 186c to 268c, as manufacturing steers received from 170c to 210c and bulls returned vendors from 188c to 222c/kg.
A large number of cows came forward, however these sold to easier rates and were from 8c to 10c/kg cheaper. Heavy cows to the trade were priced from 185c to 199c, with an isolated sale to 205c/kg. Light cows sold from 110c to 184c, with active restockers purchasing cows to turn out from 143c to 189c/kg.