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Young cattle prices ease in 11,285 head AuctionsPlus offering

Prices in most young cattle weight categories eased in AuctionsPlus trading this week, in line with saleyards trends. April was an all-time in-month record for turnover on AuctionsPlus for both sheep and cattle, with 244,000 sheep and lambs and more than 45,000 cattle listed.
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Beef Central, May 18, 2019

Goatmeat prices soar past $10/kg, as TFI leverages goatmeat exports off beef and lamb trade

Thomas Foods International has lifted its offer to goat producers to a record $10/kg for heavier carcase weight goats, as part of a value-adding initiative and strong demand for goatmeat in the US. The record price is an 80c/kg lift on TFI’s previous highest price of 920c/kg late last week, and up from 800-820c/kg before that…Read More

Terry Sim, May 17, 2019

Dubbo sale 16 May 2019: Weaners, cows dominate yarding

Large numbers of weaners and cows dominate numbers as people make the decision not to feed their cattle through what is shaping up to be another tough winter…Read More

David Monk, May 17, 2019

Dalby Prime Sale 15 May 2019: Cows dominate yarding

Buyer attendance was good, with the return of a local export processor into the market.However, prices eased across most classes, with bulls the only exception…Read More

Beef Central, May 16, 2019

Roma store sale 14 May: Buyers selective in 7110 head yarding

Prices were firm for quality cattle, but secondary lines saw significant decreases from the previous week, especially across the lighter weight categories..Read More

Beef Central, May 15, 2019

Wagga sale 13 May 2019: Sell off continues despite rain

Despite rain the on-going sell off continues. Prices cheapened, led by young secondary cattle that have slipped 22-35c/kg…Read More

Leann Dax, May 14, 2019

Yearling steers average 318c in big 12,914 head AuctionsPlus offering

Numbers climbed sharply for the third consecutive week on AuctionsPlus this week, reaching 12,914 head, up almost 3000 head or 30pc on the previous week. Larger numbers saw a dip in clearance rate, to 44pc across all commercial cattle sales.Yearling steer offerings averaged 318c…Read More

Beef Central, May 11, 2019

Dubbo sale 9 May 2019: Rates ease in 5375 yarding

Young cattle lacking finish and large numbers of cows dominated numbers in the larger yarding which produced a cheaper market for most sections…Read More

David Monk, May 10, 2019

Dalby Prime Sale 8 May 2019: Heavier young cattle dearer

Apart from some lightweight young cattle experiencing a cheaper trend, most classes improved in price at Dalby sale yesterday, where almost 5900 head were yarded…Read More

Beef Central, May 9, 2019

Roma store sale 7 May: Heifers dearer in 4558 head yarding

Demand remained strong for better lines of cattle but tapered off quickly for steers, however heifers saw price increases across most weight brackets at Roma store sale yesterday…Read More

Beef Central, May 8, 2019

Wagga sale 6 May 2019: Mixed priced trends

The market showed mixed price trends, with young cattle to restockers softer but cattle to export processors solid…Read More

Leann Dax, May 7, 2019

Young cattle sharply higher in larger AuctionsPlus offering

Many steer and heifer weight categories were 20-30c/kg higher in a larger AuctionsPlus offering this week…Read More

Beef Central, May 4, 2019

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