There were 1166 head yarded at Harristown Saleyard on Monday, with Elders share 855 head. Due to deteriorating weather conditions prices eased again this week, with export being most effected.
Best bulls a/c Winter Grazing sold to $2018. Best bullocks a/c P & J Maher sold to 267.2c to return $1514. Top quality Limousin heavy trade steers sold to 303.2c to return $1580 while heifers also reached 303.2c to return $1389.
Heavy feeder steers from Emu Creek sold to 287.2c. Heavy heifers a/c Chris Hemmings, Pittsworth returned $1124. Heavy cows sold to a top of $1353, with medium weight cows selling from 150-170c. Trade weight feeder steers a/c GC & WK Motley reached 272.2c to return $839.
Heifers suited to the local butcher trade ex Plainby sold to 275.2c to return $811, while steers sold to 338.2c to return $828. Plain condition heifers eased in price, lightweight steers weighing 181kg sold to $541 a/c Steve and Nikki Kahler. Bull calves a/c RA & CD Ayres sold 300.2c returning $660.