The supply of stock reduced by 85 head to 561 at Warwick on Tuesday.
Overall quality was mixed with a few well presented local trade classes included in the line-up. The usual panel of buyers was present, however not all were operating.
Young cattle could not maintain the levels of the previous sale. However yearling steers and heifers suited to the local trade market received strong support from local butchers.
Cows experienced little change in price for the quality penned. Calves returned to the paddock at a top of 442c to average 318c/kg. Light weight yearling steers sold to restockers at an average of 355c with sales to 398c/kg.
Yearling steers in the 280-330kg range to feed made to 380c to average 354c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 367c and also made to 380c, with a small sample to the trade reaching 390c/kg.
Heavy weight yearling steers to the local trade market made to 411.2c to average 391c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers averaged 310c and made to 340c/kg. Yearling heifers in the 280- 330kg range to feed averaged 334c with the occasional sale to 360c/kg.
Medium weight yearling heifers to the trade made to 383c to average 365c/kg. Grown heifers to processors made to 331c to average 271c, and a few heavy weights made to 314c/kg.
Medium weight cows averaged 231c and made to 266c, and heavy cows made to 274.2c to average 259c/kg. Heavy bulls made to an isolated 348.2c/kg.
N Harvey, Liston, sold an Angus bull for 348.2c, 825kg to return $2872. Muller Farming, Old Koreelah, sold an Angus bull for 300c, 710kg to return $2130.
D and S Silcock, Storm King, sold Limousin cows for 274.2c, 530kg, $1453. RDS Farming, Pilton, sold Angus cross cows for 271.2c, 610kg, $1654. D and M Ferguson, Tenterfield, sold Brangus cows for 271.2c, 538kg, $1457.
T and K Weier, Mt Molar, sold Angus cross steers (milk-tooth) for 379.2c, 523kg to return $1981.
N Pacholke, Clifton, sold Braford heifers (4-tooth) for 331.2c, 525kg, $1739. D Fagg, Cullendore, sold Charbray heifers (4-tooth) for 329.2c, 495kg $1629. T and J Marsden, Stanthorpe, sold Brangus heifers (6-tooth) for 314.2c, 450kg, $1414.
NV and MJ Pauli, Nobby, sold Limousin cross yearling steers for 411.2c, 405kg, $1665. H Wolski, Millmerran, sold Angus steers for 397.2c, 408kg, $1618. T and K Weier, Mt Molar, sold Limousin cross heifer for 377.2c, 375kg, $1414.
D and M Ferguson, Tenterfield, sold Angus cross feeder steers for 380c, 304kg, $1156. Doriza Pastoral Co., Liston, sold Angus feeder steers for 371.2c, 380kg, $1410. GT and LM Fletcher, Tannymorel, sold Angus cross feeder steers for 370c, 360kg, $1332.
Venvale Partners, Cambooya, sold Angus feeder heifers for 360c, 307kg, $1104. FK and MT Roche, Maryvale, sold Angus cross feeder heifers for 343.2c, 330kg, $1132. Doriza Pastoral Co., Liston, sold Angus feeder heifers for 330c, 312kg, $1031.
MS and NJ Newing, Spring Creek, sold Simmental weaner heifers for 368.2c, 220kg, $810. P and P Pugno, Eukey, sold Hereford cross weaner heifers for 340.2c, 244kg, $829. G McConnell, Dalveen sold Charolais cross weaner heifers for 320.2c, 232kg, $744.