PHOTO: Sara & Will Kosch, children of Tim & Susan Kosch of Mt Violet were on hand to see Charles Stewart Nash McVilly sell their 19 Angus X weaner steers for up to 302c/kg ($931ph), and their 26 weaner heifers for up to 258c/kg ($736ph) at the first June Store Sale.

Yarding: 1,580

Agents offered 1,580 cattle at the first June fortnightly store sale. There was a good selection of well bred yearlings and weaners of mixed sex.The yarding also contained crossbred and dairy bred cattle of mixed quality from plain to good. A smaller crowd of buyers followed and a couple of processors also attended. Demand was weaker with most sales 50c to 70c/kg lower although the better quality sold 10c to 30c/kg easier. Cows and calves sold mostly from $200 to $400/unit cheaper.

Angus and Angus cross steer weaners sold from 295c to 444c/kg, European cross breeds made 244c to 320c/kg and Herefords sold to 278c/kg. The good quality weaner heifers of all breeds made 200c to 270c/kg, medium weights sold from 182c to 314c/kg and light weights made 145c to 195c/kg. Heavy yearling Angus steers sold from 250c to 296c/kg and the medium to light pens made 280c to 386c/kg. European cross yearling steers sold from 212c to 308c/kg and the British bred medium weights made 310c to 346c/kg.

Angus X Friesian yearling steers made 186c to 294c/kg and the lighter pens of crossbreds sold from 110c to 290c/kg. The better quality Angus X Friesian yearling heifers made from 260c to 285c/kg. Friesian steers sold from 120c to 186c/kg, plainer pens made between 80c to 190c and the crossbred portion ranged from 110c to 206c/kg.

British bred cows and calves at foot made from $1,460 to $2,350 and secondary pens sold from $1,040 to 1,425/unit. Cows PTIC made $1,000 to $1,690 and cows sold to 180c/kg.

Market Report: Reproduced courtesy of Meat & Livestock Australia Limited (market reporter Tim Delaney). Click HERE for full WVLX market report.