There was a mixed quality line up of 900 cattle at the Maitland store sale on Saturday, with the market firm in most sections.
Cows and calves sold from $1800 to $3400 for an average of $2300.
Pregnancy-tested-in-calf heifers and cows sold from $1700 to $2500.
The 205 steer weaners on offer sold from $850 to $1630 for an average of $1270, up by $20 a head on last sale.
The few grown steers yarded sold from $1750 to $1850.
Heifer weaners sold firm, weaners making from $800 to $1500 for an average price of $1150.
The feature of the sale was the annual draft of Angus weaners, eight to nine months, from R and G Harris, Mulbrae, Chads Creek.
Their 43 Angus steers, sired by Sugarloaf Angus bulls sold to a top of $1630 and average of $1596.
Their two top pens of heifers made up to $1500, averaging $1450. They were sold to Tarin Grove Farms, Lower Hunter.
Account Junction Pastoral of Scone sold a line of PTIC Hereford and Charolais heifers for a $2100 top and an average of $2031.
There was strong local support and buyers also came from Bathurst, Mudgee, Tamworth and the Upper Hunter.