Just under 2200 weaners turned out at Frankton last Tuesday, though good buying support meant most traded at solid levels.
Heifers were sold outside, and no weights were available. Autumn-born Hereford-Friesian heifers managed $580-$655, while good spring Hereford-Friesian heifers were mostly $420-$615.
Autumn-born Angus-Friesian bulls, 167-175kg, eased to $660-$690, whilst Hereford-Friesian, 149-191kg, sold to per head budgets at $700-$760.
Spring dairy-beef weaners traded at steady to lifting levels for most. Hereford-Friesian bulls, 96-115kg, improved to $610-$650, and Angus-Friesian, 127kg, $650. Friesian bulls made up 70% of their section and most softened as 103-128kg eased to $480-$540, though 20 at 124kg held at $590. Lighter 93-102kg also softened to $430-$477.
A small weaner steer offering was mainly Hereford-Friesian and at 111-128kg held at $630-$690.