There was a total yarding of 1137 head at Elders Harristown Saleyards on Monday. Any increase in price was quality related. Best bulls a/c Ross Bielfield returned $2167. Best bullocks a/c E & Y Biltoft, Boodua weighing 805kg sold for $2263.
Heavy feeder steers sold to a top of 295.2c, steers a/c the Terry family, Haden sold to $1494. Heavy heifers a/c Rodney and Graham Hartwig, Goombungee weighting 515kg sold to $1494.
Best cows reached a top of 243.2c in pen lots with barren cows ex Meringandan selling to 255.2c weighing 625kg returning $1695 with cull dairy cows a/c Blanch Farming topping at 245c returning $1237.
Trade cattle to slaughter with steer portion selling to 317.2c with companion heifers selling to 316.2c. Trade weight feeders a/c BL Cherry, Geham sold to 342.2c with the same weight steers also selling to 334.2c. Steers a/c DJ & SP Guerin weighing 254kg made 366.2c to return $932. Lightweight Angus steers a/c S & N Kahler sold to 382.2c.