Young Angus females, with small autumn-born calves at foot, were sold beyond $3000 a head at Myrtleford, in Victoria's northeast on Friday.
Northwest coast backgrounders and finishers maintained the pressure on demand as selling continued in the Roberts Limited series of annual weaner sales at its Powranna Markets Complex, near Launceston on Thursday.
A nice start to the season across the greater southwest has firmed Warrnambool store cattle prices by 20 to 30c/kg.
Young steer and heifer prices remained as strong as ever at the second of Roberts Limited annual weaner sales held Thursday at Powranna.
Short numbers, high prices and an absence of interstate support were the main features of the opening Tasmanian weaner sale at Powranna outside Launceston on Thursday.