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A top quality penning of steer and heifer weaners came under strong competition at the Warrnambool annual premier weaner sale.
Heifers destined for the paddock and backgrounders most of the heifers yarded at Hamilton's all breeds heifer sale.
On February 19, renowned Limousin and Angus stud Mandayen will offer some of their best bulls and females when they hold their annual on property sale in Keith.
A good spread of buyers combined with quality cattle and demand for EU stock was the foundation for a solid Hereford and Euro sale at Hamilton.
With a yarding of Hereford calves that were generally lighter than previous years, the application of the EU premium provided a boost to prices.