It was a mostly plain quality yarding with large numbers of plain conditioned cows and young calves which included several herd dispersals due to the drought.
There were good numbers of yearlings with fair numbers to suit the feeders along with some well finished cattle to suit the processors. There were limited numbers of well finished grown steers and heifers.
Not all the regular buyers were operating with some feeder buyers and cow buyers absent.
Young cattle to the trade were firm with the prime steer yearlings selling from 269c to 300c, while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 245c to288c/kg.
Feeder steers were 17c to 20c cheaper while the feeder heifers were 9c to 14c/kg cheaper.
The feeder steers sold from 259c to 309c while the feeder heifers sold from 240c to 278c/kg.
Young cattle to the restockers were 15c to 20c dearer with the young steers selling from 196c to 315c while the young restocker heifers sold from 188c to 281c/kg.
The few grown steers were 12c cheaper selling from 280c to 297c while the grown heifers were 10c cheaper selling from 260c to 287c/kg.
Cows were 2c to 5c cheaper with the 1 and 2 scores selling from 100c to 230c while the better 3 and 4 scores sold from 220c to 274c, with the prime heavy weights averaging 255c/kg. Bulls sold to 310c/kg.