There were1321 head yarded at Elders Harristown Saleyards on Monday. Numbers increased due to a fortnight break with all classes of cattle selling to reduced rates with minimal restocker competition at the sale.
Best bulls a/c DS and SM French, Pittsworth sold to a top of 275.2c/kg returning to the paddock for a total of $1919. Best bullocks a/c Mike and Mary Donohoe, Kilburnie topped at 301.2c to return $1867. Best heavy feeder steers a/c Lionel and Lisa Curtis, Ravensbourne weighing 449kg returned $1268. Heavy heifers a/c Burwood Grazing, Pittsworth sold to 278.2c weighing 555kg returned $1544. Feeder heifers a/c Tom and Sue Curtis sold to $826.
Best cows sold to reduced rates with top cows ex Cambooya selling to 219.2c to return $1468 with Limousin cross cows a/c Michael and Toni Dwan sold to 224.2c to return $1457. Trade steers a/c HA Huston, Allora sold to 280.2c to return $1086 with the heifer portion returning $981. Lightweight Angus steers a/c Judy Anne Pty Ltd, Yarraman returned $580 also selling light weight Angus steers a/c Wayne and Judy Schefe, Thornville sold to $519.