The 81st annual Gundagai weaner sale was held last Friday, bringing $4.2 million into the local economy.
Gundagai Elders manager Ross Tout described the sale as a success, with 2225 total head yarded for an average of $1904.
811 heifer weaners were sold to local buyers for an average of $1636. Mundarlo Angus topped at $2280.
1414 steers sold for an average of $2058, with Wandeen topping at $2450.
335 head were sold via AuctionsPlus to local and interstate buyers.
Best presented pen of steers was won by Toby O’Brien and Lorraine Sutton, while best presented heifers went to Mundarlo Angus.
Mr Tout praised the young livestock team from Elders for their excellent job running the weaner sale, and also thanked neighbouring Elders branches at Tumut and Adelong for their support.
“It was a very solid sale overall, very well supported. Everything sold well and all vendors were happy with their sales,” Mr Tout said.
“It was great to see the Gundagai saleyards being well-used and the $4.2 million to the local economy, with all the money going to local vendors.”