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.
Thirty Western Border region stock agents were briefed Wednesday in Warrnambool on the potential of the emerging live export of slaughter cattle to China
MLA's benchmark Eastern Young Cattle Indicator has eased to 635.75c on the back of ongoing hot, dry weather.