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.
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.
Buyers had a range of steer weaners to meet their needs as competition pushed prices to 345c/kg at the Hamilton all breeds sale.
A dearer price trend has been evident at the early sales of the feature drafts of weaner calves at the annual sale circuit.