Emerald agents experienced a similar yarding to last week, with 1160 head being offered.
Good competition in the buyers gallery brought great results across the yard for quality cattle, with both processors and restockers operating.
Heavy bullocks over 550kg sold to a top of 351c to average 346c, steers from 400-500kg topped at 419c to average 403c, feeder weight steers from 350-400kg sold to 424c to average 414c, 280-350kg steers sold to a top of 462c to average 373c, weaner steers from 200-280kg topped at 554c to average 487c, while weaner steers under 200kg sold to a top of 500c to average 500c.
Heavy heifers over 400kg sold to a top of 376c to average 337c, 350-400kg feeder heifers sold to 376c to average 349c, 280-350kg heifers sold to 454c to average 401c, 200-280kg weaner heifers sold to a top of 496c to average 474c, while heifers under 200kg sold to a top of 488c to average 481c.
Heavy cows over 520kg topped at 279c to average 269c, cows from 450-520 kg sold to 270c to average 250c, while heavy bulls over 600kg topped at 329c to average 283c.
The Flohr family, Wotonga Station, Moranbah, sold Santa cross steers to 409c weighing 480kg to return $1964. The Feddersen family, Whitdale, Rubyvale, sold Charbray steers to 419c to weigh 454kg for a $1902 return. Steven Bailey, Bayella Downs, Capella, sold Brangus steers to 554c weighing 225kg to return $1245.