Values eased in line with falling meatworks prices at the Toogoolawah store sale on Friday.
Once again the prime cattle eased a shade while the better quality feeder steers held firm to a shade dearer at Gracemere on August 18.
Quality was mixed and all regular buyers were in attendance at the Emerald prime and store sale on August 17.
Light weight steers made to 332c/kg and fat cows returned $1374 at the August 16 TopX North Burnett sale at Eidsvold.
Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 1360 cattle on August 16, consisting of 511 prime cattle and 849 store cattle.
The market firmed across most descriptions with weaner steers gaining some ground and weaner heifers easing on last week’s rates at the August 11 Gracemere cattle sale.
There was a quality line up of weaner steers on offer and a strong restocker presence at the August 10 Emerald cattle sale.
Charters Towers Combined Agents yarded a total of 1487 cattle on August 9, consisting of 571 prime cattle and 916 store cattle.