UPDATE: HEAVY Angus steer weaners sold to $752 at Casterton today.
The 350kg to 415kg steers met solid competition from feedlots and bullock finishers to make 158c/kg to 182c/kg or $600 to $752.
Mt Gambier bullock finisher Max Saffin paid the top price of $752 for eight 413kg Angus steers from Cape Burridge.
The 280kg to 350kg steers sold mostly from 165c/kg to 179c/kg or $495 to $580 and went to south-east South Australian and Gippsland restockers, a local feedlot and a King Island buyer.
The best 280kg to 360kg heifers made from $500 to $564, with competition from restockers, feedlots, Ray White Keatley and Landmark Global Exports on the top Angus lines.
The secondary and lighter heifers ran out of buyers, making from $320 to $500.
Harrow Hereford btreeders Neville and Alison McClure sold 64 weaned heifers for 165c/kg or $500 to Elders Holbrook client Injemira Beef Services with the remainder of their offering of 200 making $370n to $444.
Stonehaven's 12 357kg Charolais topped the heifer run at $564 a head to Landmark Leongatha agent Terry Ginnane.
JP Darcy Livestock with Miller Whan and John organised the sale of 1450 head.
Auctioneer Jody Darcy said he was happy with the steer prices and selected lines of heifers sold well.
"I think the heifers represented good buying, but I think there is worse to come in the next several weeks."