With 3520 head yarded for March weaner sale at Inverell, C.L Squires and Co agent Robbie Block said they had some very good pens of cattle which are a lot heavier than previous years.
The sixth annual Virbac Weaner Challenge and weaner sale at Tamworth saw 3687 head yarded with values quoted as 'stronger than expected'.
A waning season on the top of the Northern Tablelands pressured producers into selling weaner calves before their desired weight but buyers from four states grabbed the chance for a well calculated punt at Glen Innes saleyards on Friday.
The tenth annual on-property sale for Rangan Charolais on account Graeme Cook and family saw 36 bulls sold to top price of $6750 and sale average of $4527.
Buyers from four states, Rockhampton in north to Tasmania supported the Powerhouse Gunnedah weaner sale.
A tough season and early offloading of premium Angus and Angus cross cattle swelled Tenterfield saleyards on Thursday but buyer presence provides good competition
Interstate whiteface studs were active at the 70th birthday bull and female sale on account the Locke family, Wirruna Poll Herefords, Holbrook
The 6th annual on-property bull sale account Ann-Marie Collins, Kenmere Charolais, Holbrook saw average of $4565 realised from 23 bulls sold from 42 offered.
The Corrigan family offered 92 Angus bulls at their annual autumn on-property sale at Culcairn and realised a top price of $24,000 with a complete clearance and sale average of $7070.65.