Recent rainfall meant the yarding at the Charters Towers sale was predominantly well-finished or good quality cattle, which were met by improved rates on Wednesday.
Agents yarded a total of 2515 head, consisting of 952 prime (mainly cows) and 1563 store cattle (mainly steers).
A competitive buying panel was on hand to look over the yarding drawn from Mt. Isa, Normanton, Mt. Garnet, Georgetown, Greenvale, Bowen, and all local and coastal areas.
Bullocks were quoted 8c dearer, heifers were 10c dearer, cows were 8-12c dearer and bulls were 10c dearer.
Bullocks topped at 464.2/kg, for heavy…