Processor margins remain elevated and have moved back above the upper end of the normal range during August.
The Ascot Charolais and Angus on-property bull sale at North Toolburra, Warwick, topped $22,000 twice.
A larger than expected Barnawartha store cattle yarding has mostly held value but light stock were tougher to move
Red Polls are the feature breed at this year's Royal Melbourne Show and 14 studs from three states will do battle for top honours.
It might be hard to believe but some producers have resorted to feeding their livestock sweets during the dry times.