Values are only just holding as the season closes in on southern regions when 2588 cattle were offered at the store sale at Wodonga last Thursday.
Demand was consistent for the better lines with heavy steers selling from $1215 to $790: while young steers ranged from $920 to $600 for a pen of five Herefords weighing 294kg.
Indicative values included 22 Angus weighing 303kg sold fro $800, $775 for 26 Angus weighing 280kg and 10 Angus weighing 294kg sold for $715.
Other pens included six Charolais weighing 273kg sold for $725, 12 Herefords weighing 354kg sold for $920 and four Herefords weighing 280kg sold for $695.
The top priced pen of heavy steers were 21 Angus weighing 428kg, while another pen of 20 Angus weighing 385kg sold for $1140 and nine Angus weighing 378kg sold for $1020.
The few pens of cows with calves sold to $1340 for six, while 22 Angus weighing 460kg sold for $950 and 25 Angus weighing 574kg sold for $900.
Sales of heavy heifers included eight Herefords weighing 454kg sold for $900, 29 Herefords weighing 356kg sold for $900 and $705 for four Charolais cross weighing 355kg.
Weaner heifer sales included $715 for six Limousin weighing 318kg; $550 for six Angus weighing 284kg, $610 for 14 Herefords weighing 309kg.
Wodonga agents BUR, Peter Ruaro Rodwells, Schubert Boers and Corcoran Parker conducted the sale.