Useful falls of rain across parts of the supply area reduced the supply of stock by 128 head to 506 at Warwick.
Buyer attendance was good with the regular feed and trade buyers plus restockers present and operating, and there was a return of an export processor in cow section.
Young light weight cattle to restockers experienced strong support, and a lift in the standard of the light weight yearling heifers to restockers improved average prices by 15c/kg.
Medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed received only quality related price changes, and yearling heifers followed a similar trend. Despite the extra buyer in the cow section average prices for the better end of the cows eased by 7c to 10c.
Steer calves returning to the paddock made to 497.2c to average 487c, and heifer calves made to 430c to average 404c. Light weight yearling steers sold to restockers at an average of 428c and made to 471.2c.
Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market made to 428c to average from 399c to 407c. A relatively small selection of heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 378c and made to 414c.
Some well bred light weight yearling heifers sold to restockers at an average of 424c and made to 428.2c. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed made to 392c to average 376c with the occasional sale to the trade at 420c.
A couple of bullocks sold to the wholesale meat trade at 372.2c. Medium weight plain condition cows sold restockers at an average of 245c. Heavy weight 3 score cows to processors averaged 271c and good heavy cows made to 291.2c to average 287c. Heavy bulls made to 321.2c.
MJ,DR and EA Marshall, Greymare, sold an Angus bull for 321.2c, 840kg, $2698. TK and ET Young, Old Koreelah, sold Devon bulls for 320c, 835kg, $2672. T and J McCall, Wallangarra, sold an Angus bull for 300.2c, 850kg, $2551.
Almavale Farms, Greenmount, topped the market with a Brahman cross cow 291.2c, 570kg, $1659. S Tillman, Nobby, sold a Gelbvieh cross cow for 290.2c, 770kg, $2234. KR Reilly, Inglewood, sold a Droughtmaster cow for 290.2c, 730kg, $2118. N and M Harvey, Liston, sold Angus cows for 289.2c, 615kg, $1778.
Almavale Farms, Greenmount, sold a Charolais cross Steer (0t) for 384.2c, 505kg, $1940. PR and DA Crossman, Liston, sold an Angus cross bullock (4t) for 328.2c, 558kg, $1830.
N and M Harvey, Liston, sold an Angus heifer (6t) for 329.2c, 560kg, $1843. J Sullivan, Greymare, sold Angus heifers (6t) for 325.2c, 568kg, $1845.
PR and DA Crossman, Liston, sold Angus steers (2t) for 393.2c, 426kg, $1677. S and D Young, Legume, sold Angus cross steers (0-2t) for 372.2c, 407kg, $1516.
D McCallum, Biddeston, sold Angus steers for 424.2c, 395kg, $1675. R and T Cooper, Kooroongarra, sold Santa cross steers for 397.2c, 326kg, $1296. MJ and LJ Schultz, Wellcamp, sold Charolais cross steers for 393.2c, 356kg, $1400.
Brigalow Park, Karara, sold Hereford cross heifers for 402.2c, 328kg, $1322. T Morgan, Legume, sold Charolais cross heifers for 390.2c, 335kg, $1307. S and D Young, Legume, sold Angus cross heifers for 380c, 377kg, $1431.
Almavale Farms, Greenmount, sold a Charolais cross heifer for 382.2c, 435kg, $1662.
W and J Ellis, Tannymorel, sold a Limousin cow for 256.2c, 605kg, $1550. Smith Farms, Killarney, sold Hereford cows for 245.0c, 487kg, $1193.
C and K Akers, Inglewood, sold Charolais cross steers for 454.2c, 198kg, $897. Farina Livestock, Yangan, sold Charolais cross steers for 435.2c, 228kg, $993. Brigalow Park, Karara, sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 420.2c, 219kg, $918.
T and J McCall, Wallangarra, sold Angus heifers for 404.2c, 286kg, $1158. W and J Ellis, Tannymorel, sold Simmental heifers for 404.2c, 208kg, $838. Farina Livestock, Yangan, sold Charolais cross heifer for 402.2c, 240kg, $965.