THE word around the Mount Gambier saleyards was that levels in the rain gauges from around the mid and lower South East showed anything from around 25 millimetres to 50mm, which gave a boost in confidence at the store sale on Friday.
Heavy Angus steers 400 kilograms-plus sold from $2.88-$3.33/kg, while coloured steers in this weight range sold from $2.81-$3.32/kg.
Angus steers 360-400kg made $2.49-$3.44 /kg; while coloured steers 360-400kg sold from $2.78-$3.25/kg.
Angus steers from 320-360kg sold at prices from $3.16-$3.74/kg, while coloured steers of the same weights sold from $2.76-$3.33/kg.
Lighter (weighed) Angus steers under 280-320kg sold from $3.32-$3.66/kg, while Angus steers under 280kg sold from $2.18-$3.63/kg.
Heifers 400kg-plus sold at rates of $2.80/kg; 360-450kg heifers made from $2.52-$3.14/kg; 320-360kg heifers sold from $2.25-$3.16/kg; 280-320kg from $2.19-$3.20/kg; and under 280kg heifers sold from $2.19-$3.16/kg.
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