Good competition between Queensland and NSW processors resulted in cow prices lifting 5c to 11c/kg on average at Roma prime sale on December 8.
Values in Blackall stayed firm on current market trends at their final prime and store sale for the year.
The quality was mixed, however there were some good quality lines in the yearling and vealer classes at this week's Emerald cattle sale.
Isisford’s Tim and Kerry Joseland celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary with the purchase of 43 PTIC cows from Jersey Plains, Boulia, at Blackall’s last cattle sale for 2016.
While a date for the last Charters Towers sale of 2016 is yet to be finalised, Council has advised that the Dalrymple Saleyards will close on December 15 and reopen on January 3.