Summer conditions coupled with easing schedules meant a softer sale for most at Wellsford last Monday.
Most two-year steers eased, though Hereford-dairy, 513-595kg, maintained levels of $2.67-$2.77/kg.
Eight two-year Angus heifers, 403kg, managed $2.70/kg, with Murray Grey-Friesian of the same weight earning $2.63/kg.
Yearling Angus-cross steers, 348-376kg, eased to $2.59-$2.66/kg, with Hereford-dairy of similar weight trading at a 6-11c/kg discount for almost identical returns. Hereford-Friesian, 377-422kg, softened to $2.74-$2.80/kg. Hereford and Hereford-cross heifers, 266-366kg, came back to $2.44/kg to $2.62/kg. Friesian and Friesian-cross weaner bulls, 115-150kg improved to $350-$450, $3.00-$3.18/kg.