Buyers were selective at Braidwood but continued to make their purchases as vendors are caught in a one-way trap.
A decade after their introduction into Australia, Speckle Parks numbers are growing strongly along with society members.
Values are less than last year, and weights are lower but vendors are prepared to set a reasonable reserve on their weaners offered during the sale at Cooma.
The tighter, drier season pulled prices back slightly, but the competition was strong from Hunter Valley and Queensland buyers mixed with feetlot interest in the 4000 head weaner yarding.
Casino butcher Grant Shedden was one of the first to take part in the Certified Limousin Beef program.
Recent accusations that conditions at the new Casino saleyards contributed to the deaths of 20 cattle exported to Queensland have been proven false, with independent testing showing air quality meets guidelines.
Finding the right blend of breeds to suit specific country can often be a difficult task. Jamie Crawford and Glenvillan Pastoral have found the ideal mix for their market.