A TOTAL of 3080 cattle were sold at Wagga sale on Monday.
There was a large contingent of feedlots and restockers operating.
According to the National Livestock Reporting Service vendors weren’t disappointed, with light weight steers and heifer classes posting dearer trends.
A significant portion of the stock purchased were destined for northern feedlots and paddocks.
Most of the usual processors were in attendance.
Export and domestic processors struggled to match prices given by feedlots and restockers.
The better finished steers suitable for the trade gained 14c making from 400c to 443c/kg.
Trade heifers 400 to 500kg were in short supply to average 424c/kg.
Light weight feeder heifers were paid premium prices of up to 468c to average…