Finley cattle sale report:
Numbers at the November 7 cattle sale were back slightly on the fortnight previous, however there was a much larger showing of excellent quality supplementary fed vealers and yearlings.
There were not as many export operators or trade buyers about the sale.
The top ends of the young cattle remained firm, even though quality excelled from a fortnight earlier.
The grown steers and plainer shaped or stored conditioned cattle sold at cheaper prices.
The best of the vealers sold from 286c to a top of 329.2c/kg for a B muscled calf that had also been supplementary fed.
The B and C muscled yearling steers
made from 260c to 325c, while the yearling heifer portion sold from 255c to 310c/kg.
There were very few heavy bullocks, with the bulk of the grown steers being in the 400-500kg weight category a, making from 268c to 295c/kg.
The 500-600kg steers made from 272c to 285c, with the odd bullock over 600kg making to 272c/kg. Friesian steers reached 195c/kg. The beef cows made from 185c to 216c/kg, with the majority being of plain condition.
The dairy portion sold from 152c to 200c/kg.