LIGHTER cattle were the stars of the annual Kyneton weaner sale today.
While agents quoted the market $15 to $20 dearer overall, some pens of lighter unweighed cattle sold up to $60 dearer.
The top steers were a pen of yard weaned Charolais-Angus, weighing 366kg sold by the Priest Partnership for $670.
Another 19 of the steers, 337kg sold for $640.
They also sold the top pen of Charolais-Angus heifers, 344kg for $565.
Heavier steers sold from $500 to $670 with most sales between $560 and $580. Light unweighed steers made $340 to $525 with most selling around $510.
While they were officially unweighed a pen of A Battersby's seven Angus steers, by Lawsons Angus bulls, weighing about 250kg sold for $525, cracking the 210c/kg mark.
Most heavier heifers sold from $480 to $565 while heifers between 270-300kg sold from $390 to $490.
Light unweighed heifers met solid competition selling from $330 to $405.