Tough times for abattoirs curtail immediate beef production but at Casino directors of the co-op are looking forward, not back.
Special offering of females on Auctions Plus listed through Wodonga-based agencies Elders and Paull and Scollard Nutrien.
Bidding was brisk across the whole yarding with buyers keen to secure their orders for the limited number of just 573 store cattle offered.
The battle for quality prime cattle has forced the market higher during the first full week of trading this year.
Heifer prices rode on the back of their versatility at the Hamilton independent agents heifer sale Friday.