The supply of stock almost doubled the previous week's level to 4079 head at Dalby on Wednesday.
A full panel of buyers was present, with some additional interstate operators included in the line-up. The forecast of some rain lifted prices across most classes.
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 23c/kg dearer. Medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 5c/kg dearer and heavy weights sold to very solid demand.
Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or background improved in price by 28c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed and the trade averaged up to 30c better and heavy weights to the trade and feed gained 16c to 18c/kg. However, all classes of cows were noticeably dearer with gains of 15c to 32c/kg.
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 282c and made to 308c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed made to 318c to average 300c/kg. Heavy weights to feed made to 308c to average 299c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers averaged 233c with sales to 256c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed made a 298c, with a large number averaging 283c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 264c, and local trade lines made to 285c to average 274c/kg.
Very poor light weight cows to processors averaged 90c, and restocker classes averaged 132c/kg. Medium weight poor condition lines returning to the paddock averaged 170c and made to 189c/kg.
Medium weight 2 scores to processors averaged 196c and made to 207c/kg. Good heavy cows made 259c with a fair sample at 250c/kg. Heavy bulls made 295c/kg.