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TAKING THE BIDS: A file image from the store pens at Wagga cattle market.

TAKING THE BIDS: A file image from the store pens at Wagga cattle market.

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.

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