Numbers reduced by 142 head to 420 at the Toowoomba cattle sale on Monday.
The regular panel of buyers was present, with representatives covering all categories. Overall quality was mixed with a few pens of well presented lines.
Restockers provided strong competition on all classes of young light weight cattle. Feeder operators and trade buyers were very active on suitable yearling steers and heifers. Cows sold to a strong market for the quality penned.
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock made to 444.2c to average 389c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market made to 401c to average 384c/kg.
Medium weight yearling steers to the local trade market averaged 389c and made to 398.2c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 360c with a fair sample averaging 344c, and a couple to the local butchers made to 378c/kg.
Yearling heifers to feed for the domestic market made to 364c to average 340c, and local trade classes make to 381c/kg. A handful of heavy grown steers to export processors made to 358c, and a few full mouth bullocks made to 273c/kg.
Medium weight 2 score cows averaged 225c, and 3 scores averaged 249c and made to 258c/kg. A small selection of good heavy cows made to 286.2c to average 283c/kg. Heavy bulls made to 327c/kg.