Just on 616 cattle were penned at Frankton last Wednesday, with most trading on a softer market.
Ten two-year Hereford steers, 484kg, topped their section at $2.87/kg, while Hereford-Friesian, 369-399kg, mostly earned $2.72-$2.76/kg.
Autumn-born yearling Hereford-Friesian steers, 322-344kg, earned $2.70-$2.79/kg.
Yearling exotic bulls, 259-317kg, traded at $2.46-$2.49/kg.
Prime beef-dairy heifers, 511-562kg, softened to $2.68-$2.73/kg, with 14 South Devon, 451kg, a hard sell at $2.66/kg. Traditional bulls, 591-640kg, lost 14-30c/kg to $2.82-$2.89/kg.