THERE was good competition on the better lines during a bumper yarding of 2195 sheep and lambs and 262 cattle at the Mount Pleasant market.
Wheat and barley prices across the nation and all ports continue to drop. They are now $25 to $30 lower than the January high.
Vanessa Binks details the major price trends from recent Mount Compass and Mount Gambier markets, including the SE saleyard's female sale yesterday.
At the Lucas family's Glentanner Angus twilight bull sale, 10 bulls were sold at the fall of the hammer to $5750, averaging $3775.
The recent Mount Gambier store sale was kept buoyant with good competition from local graziers, restockers and feedlotters.