The supply of stock increased by 391 head to 1023 at Warwick on Tuesday.
Young light weight cattle returning to the paddock lifted in price, and this trend also flowed onto all classes of feeder cattle. Cows were also dearer with stronger support from processors as well as restockers.
Mixed sex calves returning to the paddock averaged 428c, and steer calves made to the occasional 500.2c. Light weight yearling steers sold to restockers at an average of 443c with sales to 494.2c.
Medium weight yearling steers to feed made to 428.2c to average 394c. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 409.2c to average 365c. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or background made to 383c to average 365c.
Medium weight yearling heifers to feed made to 387c to average 349c. Medium weight cows returning to the paddock made to 262c to average 253c. Medium weight 3 score cows to processors made to 282c to average 276c.
The occasional cow sold to the wholesale meat trade at 304.2c, while pens of good heavy cows made to 299.2c, average 290c.
G Holley, Tenterfield, sold an Angus bull for 277.2c, 840kg, $2328.
Melrose Station, Killarney, sold Ultrablack cows for 259.2c, 523kg, $1356. Warwick Park Grazing, Liston sold a Angus cow for 259.2c, 465kg, $1205. Peterson Partnership, Old Koreelah, sold Hereford cows for 227.2c, 406kg, $922.
H and GP Westerhout, Stanthorpe, sold a Charbray cow for 298.2c, 590kg, $1759. Greenup Maryland Partnership, Maryland, sold a Droughtmaster cross cow for 298.2c, 560kg, $1670. Melrose Station, Killarney, sold Ultrablack cows for 291.2c, 618kg, $1798. P and K Christensen, Freestone, sold a Friesian cow 252.2c, 665kg, $1677.
Dandar Cattle, Dalcouth, sold a Angus bullock (6t) for 314.2c, 595kg, $1869.
PJ Wickham and LJ Osborne, Kyogle, sold Angus heifers (2-4t) 328.2c, 561kg, $1842. Imperial Sapphire Pty Ltd, Goomburra, sold a Brahman cross heifer (4t) for 307.2c, 410kg, $1259. Melrose Station, Killarney, sold an Ultrablack heifer (6t) for 304.2c, 615kg, $1871.
Jason Smith, Sugarloaf, sold a Droughtmaster cross steer (2t) for 350c, 480kg, $1680. PM Shooter, Allora, sold Hereford steers (2-4t) for 341.2c, 445kg, $1518. JR and KJ Bloomfield, Killarney, sold Brangus steers (2t) for 340.0c, 430kg, $1462.
Chris Hill, Liston, sold an Angus steer for 407.2c, 310kg, $1262. D Burton, Liston, sold Angus steers for 407.2c, 307kg, $1252. T Morgan, Legume, sold Angus cross steers for 400c, 342kg, $1370.
Venvale Partners, Cambooya, sold Angus cross feeder heifers for 387.2c, 321kg, $1241. T Morgan, Legume, sold a Greyman feeder heifer for 355c, 360kg, $1278.
F Shannon and J Reisenleiter, Allora, sold an Angus yearling heifer for 370c, 305kg, $1128. Grayson Farms, Legume, sold an Angus yearling heifer for 355c, 305kg, $1082.
L and D Townsend, Warwick, sold Angus cross weaner heifers for 405.2c, 205kg, $830. HF and SJ Bolzan, Allora, sold Limousin weaner heifers for 384.2c, 235kg, $903. MW Bell, Braeside, sold Angus weaner heifers for 383.2c, 227kg, $870.
MW Bell, Braeside, sold Angus cross weaner steers for 468.2c, 217kg, $1018. L and D Townsend, Warwick, sold Angus cross weaner steers for 458.2c, 179kg, $822. HD and MK Henry, Warwick, sold Angus weaner steers for 454.2c, 250kg, $1135.