Markets

Rain forces saleyards closures

There’s been a number of cancellations of regular store and prime cattle sales across Queensland this week, due to the weather…Read More

Beef Central, 17/05/2022

Wagga sale 16 May 2022: More bounce than the MCG

The sale generally bounced around over all feeder categories on the back of last week’s softer market…Read More

Leann Dax, 17/05/2022

Young steer and heifer prices slide in 18,656 head online offering

Most young cattle values declined in value in online treading last week – some sharply. With plenty of rain around, a lack of immediate buyer interest from Queensland and northern NSW players contributed to a consistent and in places dramatic decline in young steer prices…Read More

Beef Central, 15/05/2022

Five signs the national beef herd is rebuilding

A third wet summer over large parts of Southern Queensland and New South Wales has laid the platform for another strong year of herd rebuilding…Read More

Eric Barker, 13/05/2022

Dalby sale 11 May 2022: Prices improve across several classes

All the regular export processors were in attendance and operating, plus a good lineup of trade and feeder operators and restockers..Read More

Beef Central, 12/05/2022

Roma sale 10 May 2022: Rain reduces yarding

The market improved across most steers categories due to the quality yarding and reduced numbers, while heifers fluctuated and cows eased slightly. Light weight steers under 280kg improved by 30c, while medium weight steers improved by 21c to 49c/kg…Read More

James Nason, 11/05/2022

Chris Howie: Season away in most parts

Driving from the Adelaide hills to north of Parkes last week the germination starts at Lameroo in SA and the feed gets progressively better the further north you go, Chris Howie writes in this month’s market wrap…Read More

Chris Howie , 10/05/2022

Mixed penning at Wodonga meets strong local support

Quality well-bred and well-conditioned lines returned expected high values at NVLX Wodonga saleyards on Thursday when a mixed penning met mainly local support…Read More

Gemma Heggie, 09/05/2022

Young steers and heifers lose ground in 20,333 head AuctionsPlus offering

Most young steer and heifer categories fell in average c/kg price this week, as the largest online cattle offering seen in seven weeks was put before the market. Some sharp falls were seen through the young heifer lines…Read More

Beef Central, 08/05/2022

Discussion: Are QLD’s traditional grassfed bullocks under threat of becoming dinosaurs?

A fundamental shift appears to be taking place in beef production systems in Queensland, and some regions in southern states. Large numbers of commercial cattle producers who for decades (in some cases, generations) have taken pride in producing large, even lines of heavy grassfed ‘export ox’ are reconfiguring their businesses, focussing on selling younger, lighter feeder steers to feedlots.     ..Read More

Jon Condon, 06/05/2022

Dalby sale 4 May 2022: Market firm, heavy cattle dearer

The regular line up of feed and trade buyers were in attendance, and restockers were active in the market and had the greatest influence over the light weight categories…Read More

Beef Central, 05/05/2022

Roma sale 3 May 2022: Numbers down after short week

The market improved across most steers categories due to the quality yarding and reduced numbers, while heifers fluctuated and cows eased slightly. Light weight steers under 280kg improved by 30c, while medium weight steers improved by 21c to 49c/kg…Read More

Beef Central, 04/05/2022

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