Vendors at the 30th Shorthorn Spring Fling met the market and cleared 17 bulls to a top of $7000 and a $4529 average despite drought and declining cow numbers limiting buyer strength.
Bulls sold to a top of $22,000 with three selling at $12,000 each in a near-total auction clearance, but all 40 sell at Scone.
Strong following for Palgrove Charolais bulls at Hunter Valley sale with 37 averaging $6487 and selling to a top of $22,000 plus three cleared at $12,000 each.
The Charolais breed celebrated another successful four day "Stampede" fixture at Dubbo showground this week featuring the annual youth stampede, Pickles Auctions Showcase and Allflex National sale.
The Simmental breed found strong support for bulls and females at its third Dubbo National show and sale.
Judges spoke highly of the calibre of Simmental exhibits at the third annual Simmental National Show.
The Cargo-based Powe family enjoyed a grand champion result in both female and bull showings at the Red Angus National.
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