Australia not the only one tapping into sustainable, carbon neutral
Northern feedlot buyers were a notable and welcome presence on the buyer's rail, particularly on the heavier weaner steers.
Producers consign cattle from local supply areas as well as far western Queensland as the drought takes another bite.
Rain since the middle of January will put the handbrake on production for the remaining months of the first quarter at least.
The market kicked at the Roma Store Sale on Tuesday as buyers seek to secure stock ahead of more rain forecast for parts of Queensland.
The British government's formal advisory committee on climate change has recommended the government force a 20pc reduction in consumption of beef, lamb and dairy products.
China was Australia's biggest beef customer by volume in 2019 with a total shipped weight of 300,132t.