The numbers only reduced by 29 head to 473 at Tuesday's Warwick cattle sale.
All the regular export processors were present and operating along with the usual feeder and trade buyers, who were pushed along by a large panel of local and interstate restockers, which increased prices on yearling steers returning to the paddock by 30c/kg.
An increase in numbers of well finished heavy cows presented saw prices improve by 29c/kg.
Yearling steers in the 200-280kg range returned to the paddock at an average of 619c and made to 694c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market sold to 569c and averaged 519c, with restockers paying 579c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 487c and sold to 551c/kg.
Yearling heifers to feed or background averaged 516c and made to 542c/kg. Yearling heifers to feed for the domestic market made 548c to average 502c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers returned to the paddock at 435c to average 428c/kg.
Grown steers to processors averaged 385c and made to 390c/kg. Medium weight weight cows to restockers sold to 318c and averaged 309c/kg. Good heavy weight cows to export processors averaged 328c and sold to 336c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made 320c/kg.