Steer prices tracked toward the heady rates of higher January markets at Ballarat’s annual grown steer and weaner sale
SEJ Leongatha offered the best yarding of yearling steers seen over all markets for a good 12 months, which sold to strong processor feeder steer demand.
Strong competition saw cows and calves make up to $3050 twice at Yea’s feature female sale last Wednesday.
Strong local buying was the key to a highly successful Warrnambool mixed sex weaner sale held on Friday.
Angus-Friesian & Hereford-Friesian heifers with calves, and spring heifers, sold mostly to strong demand, seeing a new top price set of $3125 at Wodonga.
Widespread and eager competition for future breeders installed a new high in Angus heifer prices on the final day of the Hamilton weaner sales.