VENDORS sold 2910 cattle at the Wagga market on Monday.
According to NLRS (NLRS) market reporter, Leann Dax numbers increased with the dry conditions intensifying.
There were a few more feedlot and restocker orders in the market, which helped push feeder steer prices higher.
In the trade market domestic buyers competed strongly to acquire steers 400-500kg, steers suitable for the trade averaged 476c/kg.
A single pen of European cross steers recorded a top price of 490c/kg. Trade heifers sold to similar price trends of last week, making from 374c to 450c/kg. Light weight secondary steers 200-280kg sold to a top price of 685c/kg to average $1560 per head.