Numbers were generally up across prime market offerings this week, quality was mixed.
Heifers are replacing steer on processor hooks as steer numbers tighten and breeders need to quit females - earlier it was due to lack of feed, now water is running out.
Dubbo store cattle pens filled with 3000 head last Friday featuring all 2500 steers and heifers (2018 drop) from the Walker family properties at St George and Coonamble, selling to four states.
It's a heartwarming notion that even during one of the worst droughts in living memory across the eastern states, ALPA members have put forward charity funds to a worthy cause.
The new chief executive of ALPA was born into the stock and station industry and profession runs through his blood.