It was a mixed quality yarding with a handful of good bullocks and cows at the October 18 Charters Towers store and prime sale.
Lightweight steers and heifers had the biggest gains of the day and without many plain cattle on offer, the market looked even better on paper at Emerald on October 12.
Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 1385 cattle on October 11, consisting of 592 prime cattle and 793 store cattle.
Young store bulls gained ground with an increase of 35 cents at the Mareeba prime and store cattle sale on October 10.
It was a smaller yarding of only 840 head at Gracemere on October 6 thanks to the welcomed rainfall of last week.
Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 1602 on October 4, cattle consisting of 506 prime cattle and 1096 store cattle.
There were 613 cattle at Roma Prime Sale on Thursday, where the majority of the yarding was cows to slaughter.