PRICES were strong through the top end of the sale, with the best of the pregnancy-tested in-calf cows and PTIC cows with calves at-foot reaching a sale high of $2240
HEAVIER cattle were sought after at the annual Mount Pleasant weaner sale on Thursday, according to Landmark Fawcett Mount Pleasant principal Colin Fawcett.
A top quality penning of steer and heifer weaners came under strong competition at the Warrnambool annual premier weaner sale.
LOCAL producers buying replacement PTIC heifers underpinned a solid female sale at Naracoorte on Thursday.
At Mount Gambier's opening store sale for 2020 on Friday, prices for quality lines of weaner cattle eased slightly, although returns remained above agents' expectations.
The lull in Chinese buying activity is expected to continue through Chinese New Year until February 8.
Heifers on offer at the Strathalbyn feature cattle sale on Friday were met with much interest from an excellent turnout of genuine buyers.
DESPITE some pre-sale uncertainty about how the heifer job would hold up, agents and vendors were reasonably pleased with the returns from the second day of the Naracoorte two-day weaner sale on Friday last week.