Saturday's store sale hosted by Wauchope Stock and Estate Agents sold light Hereford steers to 812 cents a kilogram, staying local, while store condition Holstein bullocks made $2020.
Restocker buyers from Narrabri and Gunnedah, Yarrowitch and Inverell worked with local buyers to lift prices to new heights. Of the 324 head yarded all classes sold to a dearer trend, reported agent John O'Brien.
"I prefer my clients to make good money when they sell but I like to see buyers make some too."
Peter and Joy Hurrell, Comboyne, who sold the remarkable holstein, sold Angus/Holstein steers for $1980.
Two tooth Droughtmaster/Hereford steers made $1860 for Glen Bryant, Beechwood.
Light Angus steers, 210kg, from Gary and Mary Hollis Byabarra, made $1430.
A Murray Grey steers the same weight from John Sommerville, Kendall, sold to a local butcher for $1470.
A pen of weaned Hereford/Shorthorn from Colin and Joan Latimore, Rosewood, made $1480.
Heifers reached a top of $1810 for unjoined Angus by McLaughlan bulls from the Hollis family, Byabarra.
Joined Angus from Rushes Creek Grazing made $1700.
O'Neill's Creek Grazing, Long Flat sold Angus/Hereford heifers, under 200kg for $1200.
Cows with calves sold mainly from $2400 to $2850
Black cows with black baldy calves produced by Andrew Noorderhaven, Wauchope, sold to $3020, while one of his station mated Angus cows made $2070.
Poll Hereford cows put to a bull of the same made $1950 for RG Hollis and Company, Yarras.