Those with crops or promising seasons supported the sale.
Thirteen stud females were sold during the 60th Dubbo Shorthorn National to a top of $7000 while two heifers grossed $6500 in a donation to the McGrath Foundation.
Judge, Peter Falls, praised breed's improvement in six years between 2013 and 2019 when he judged at Dubbo.
Dubbo showground is the venue for the third annual Red Angus and Simmental combined national show and sale.
The Tandara Angus Stud bull sale at North Dorrigo reflected a tough season in the sire market but attracted repeat buyers and new blood to its third annual auction.
Bulls carrying good fat coverage and large eye muscle areas were sought after and found at Dubbo Hereford National.