A lesser quality yarding was evident throughout both prime and store categories at Emerald on June 7.
Auctioneers from across the state will be making their way to CQLX, Gracemere next Monday for an intense two-day ALPA auctioneers school.
The market for the prime section mostly held firm on previous weeks but most descriptions lost ground again except for a few quality pens of weaner steers at Gracemere on June 1.
Although the store market at Blackall last Thursday was the strongest on the eastern seaboard for the week, Barcaldine’s Bill, Julanne and Annabelle Chandler were still sorry to be selling.
The store market generally eased, while prime cattle remained firm to a cent or so better at Emerald prime and store sale on May 31.
Cattle comprised of some larger lines of well finished cows, with a larger number of bulls selling to a competitive panel at Charters Towers prime and store sale on May 30.
The yarding consisted of slaughter cows, ox and bulls, feeder slaughter bulls and mixed quality store steers and heifers at Mareeba on May 29.