Agents yarded 830 head at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange regular prime sale on Wednesday, January 25.
The yarding consisted of a few less cows while there was a good supply of young cattle.
Quality was much plainer and there were increased numbers of light young cattle throughout the sale this week.
Cow prices held firm on last week averaging 261c/kg and reaching a top price of 292c/kg.
Heifer prices were stronger with lighter stock up to 250kg averaging 418c/kg and topping at 496c/kg.
Heavier heifers over 250kg averaged 357c/kg and reached a top of 450c/kg.
Bull prices saw a drop with 22 head sold averaging 244c/kg and 645kg.
Steer prices were easier with lighter stock up to 250kg averaging 466c/kg and reaching a top of 594c/kg.
Heavier steers over 250kg averaged 381c/kg and topped their market at 500c/kg.
A good number of bullocks sold on the day averaged 311c/kg and reached a top of 331c/kg.
Vealer prices held firm this week averaging 400c/kg and 235kg and reaching a top of 516c/kg.
T&W McCormack and Ramsey & Bulmer held a joint store sale at the NRLX on Friday, January 27 with 1,718 head going under the hammer.
Steers topped their category at 570c/kg and averaged 433c/kg and 283kg and heifers reached a top of 522c/kg and averaged 423c/kg and 249kg.
Cows reached a top price of $1,740 while cows & calves topped their market at $3300.
George and Fuhrmann held the annual Hannigan Family Breeder sale at the NRLX for the first time on Saturday, January 28 with excellent results.
A large crowd was in attendance with 840 head going under the hammer.
The top priced bull went for $5600, top priced PTIC heifers went for $3400 and cows & calves topped their market at $3900.
George & Fuhrmann will hold a store sale this Friday, February 3 with 1500 head expected.
Ray White Rural will hold a breeder sale on Saturday, February 4 with 500 head booked.
NRLX business administration coordinator Tegan George