A large reduction in numbers at Dubbo store cattle sale, but quality weaners were a compensation.
Joining forces in a combined "national" show and sale feature worked dividends for the Red Angus and Simmental breeds at Dubbo yesterday.
Dryer weather and a record June of "no rain" have combined to make a correction to the strong store cattle markets at Dubbo leading up to last week's sale.
Poll Hereford bulls sold to four states in a solid sale during the 56th Dubbo Poll Hereford National sale last week.
Lion Heart, bred by the Wile family at Jessmond, made a roar when he was knocked down for $65,000 at the 56th Dubbo National Poll Hereford sale.
A strong buying contingent helped push prices for quality weaner steers to $1340 a head at the CTLX, Carcoar, sale on Friday.
A total of 80 bulls topped at $65,000 and averaged $9288 on the second day of the 56th Dubbo National Poll Hereford Show and Sale today.