There were 443 head yarded at Harristown Saleyard on Monday where better quality and conditioned cattle sold firm, and no quality stores were yarded. Elders topped the heavy bullocks and heavy heifers. John and Karol Wilkes, Pittsworth sold the top bullocks weighing 616kg making 318.2c to return $1962 with heifer companion animals weighing 545kg realising 302.2c to return $1646.
Heavy feeder steers a/c DR & VL Bowtell, Carbarlah also topped their category for the day reaching 311.2c to return $1237. Feeder heifer’s a/c Josh Temaipi, Yarraman sold to 254.2c to return $845. Top dollar returns for cows for the day a/c KD & PM Roache, Rosalie Plains was $1737.
Category topping trade steers a/c RJ Earl, Greenmount sold in pen lots weighing 391kg for 317.2c to return $1241. Steers suitable to feed for the trade a/c Robyn Nobbs, Westbrook sold to 315.2c to return $1134. No quality lightweight steers yarded with cows and calves topping at $1060.