There was an increase of numbers yarded at Cooma with 900 cattle penned and mostly older cows and young weaners.
Heavier cattle sold to firm to dearer trend on the previous sale while values for cattle going back to the paddock eased according to Landmark Cooma agent Damien Roach.
"The normal contingent of buyers from away were active, but the absence of one local restocker affected the sale of the young cattle," he said.
"The light weaner market lacked competition, understandably due to the dry times."
Weaner steers topped at $1050 with the heavier pens making from $700 to $850, while the lighter pens sold from $500 to $650.
Indicative sales included three Angus sold by Bibbenluke Common for $1050, $805 for 11 black baldy steers offered by E Kraft and $865 for nine Angus weaners sold by P and A Jamieson.
Quality varied for the heifer portion with the majority being late drop calves.
Heifers topped at $590 for six black baldies sold by E Kraft,with most selling between $350 and $450.
Bibbenluke Common sold four Angus weaner heifers for $560.
PTIC cows sold firm on the better quality articles yet lacked support on anything that was off type.
The best pen sold for $1060, and the only pen of cows with calves, six Poll Herefords offered by Phil Williams sold for $900.
Cooma Associated Agents, Landmark, Elders and Boller and Company operated.