Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Finance Shona Robison announced the cuts this week.
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The 43 heifers averaged 390.5ppkg and 20 bullocks cashed in at 345.7ppkg.
The sale attracted a strong trade and saw 153 sheep cash in at £967.92.
The Rising Stars Exhibition Calf Show was held as part of the Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
The event attracted 96 entries from 28 top Aberdeen-Angus herds.
Sian Sharp has been breed secretary for both the Salers and Highland Cattle Society.
Deputy First Minister and Finance Secretary Shona Robison said she had been forced to make ''difficult decisions''.
The tax applies to manufacturers or importers to the UK of more than 10 tonnes a year of baler twine or net wrap.
The Christmas show and sale attracted a strong show of prime cattle.