The number of stock penned at Toowoomba on Monday remained relatively close to the previous week at 133 head.
The regular panel of feeder and trade buyers were in attendance and operating along with a good lineup of restockers.
All classes of young light weight cattle to restockers continued to receive very strong support for the quality penned. Feeder classes experienced a similar trend, with strong competition on both yearling steers and heifers.
Export classes penned were too small in numbers to provide a reliable quote. A couple of well presented vealer heifers made to 540c/kg.
Yearling steers in the 280 to 330kg range returning to the paddock made to 714c to average 664c/kg. A handful of yearling steers to feed for the domestic market made to 610c to average 574c, with a couple returning to the paddock at 620c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 594c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or background made to 640c to average 590c, with poor quality lines averaging 379c/kg. Yearling heifers to feed averaged from 542c to 552c with sales to 560c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to 546c to average 488c/kg.
The best of the cows penned made to 383c/kg. Light weight bulls to restockers made to 664c to average 615c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 370c/kg.
Best bulls returned $2887. Brahman cows a/c William Garrahy, Crows Nest, sold to 383.2c/kg to return $2184 with the same vendor selling Angus bullocks returning $3068. Heavy heifers a/c Fitch family, Haden, sold to return $2329. Trade weight feeder a/c Vince Altass, Ramsay returned $2644. Speckle Park store steers sold to 714c/kg. Angus cross heifers a/c Colin and Andrew Kahler, Geham, returned $2167.
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