There were 800 head yarded at Harristown Saleyards on Monday, with young cattle proving more difficult to sell and ex cattle remaining firm.
Best lightweight bulls sold to 268.2c to return $1220, while no bullocks were yarded. There was only a limited number of heavy feeder steers with a quality pen of 390kg steers a/c Bora Creek, Millmerran selling to 270c to return $1055 with the same vendor supplying heifers at 352kg to reach 307.2c to return $1082.
An outstanding pen of nine Limousin heifers a/c John and Karol Wilkes, Pittsworth reached 314.2c weighing 559kg to return $1757. Best 4 tooth cows a/c Rodney Kanowski, Haden weighing 457kg sold for 230.2c while Droughtmaster cows a/c IR and LA Hotchin, Crows Nest made 218.2c weighing 565kg to return $1232.
Trade steers ex Dalby High School show team reached 331.2c to return $1556. Angus steers a/c Mead Fitch, Haden sold to 270.2c to return $722. Angus steers a/c Ian Stark, Thornville returned $712. Lightweight Blonde d'Aquitaine steers a/c Neil and Claire Maddern, Emu Creek returned to the paddock for 278.2c.