Yarding 2252 Change -817
The supply of stock at Dalby reduced by 817 head down to 2,252. Included in the lineup were 400 head from far Western Queensland, plus 84 from South Australia and a small consignment from New South Wales. A full panel of export processors was present and operating along with the regular feed and trade buyers and restockers.
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 4c to 6c/kg dearer. Medium and heavy weight yearling steers and heifers to feed experienced very little change in price. Light weight yearling heifers returning to the paddock varied in price according to quality. A small sample of heavy weight yearling heifers to feed improved in price. Most classes of cows sold to a dearer trend to average 6c to 10c/kg better.
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock made to 650c with a good sample averaging 583c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged 536c and made to 562c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 534c to average 508c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers made to 560c to average 496c, with poor quality lines averaging 400c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 503c and made to 526c, and heavy weights made to 500c to average 472c/kg.
A handful of bullocks made to 424c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows averaged 321c and made to 330c/kg. Good heavy weight cows made to 358c with a large sample averaging 346c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 346c/kg. PTIC cows sold open auction made to $2,050/head.
Market reporter: Trevor Hess
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Numbers reduced with recent rainfall to 2252. A full panel of export processors were present and operating with regular feeder, trade ad restockers. Cows sold 6-10cents better. With most classes of heifers staying much the same as previous weeks.
Heifers up to 400kg – 331.0c/kg, 376.2c/kg, 350.0c/kg
Heifers over 400kg –323.2c/kg, 370.0c/kg, 353.9c/kg
Cows up to 400kg –70.0c/kg, 270.0c/kg, 180.0c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg –294.2c/kg, 346.2c/kg, 320.9c/kg
Cows over 500kg –307.2c/kg, 358.2c/kg, 346.4c/kg
Steers & bullocks up to 500kg–418.2c/kg, 418.2c/kg, 418.2c/kg
Steers & bullocks over 500kg –366.2c/kg, 424.2c/kg, 390.2c/kg
Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers up to 200kg –348.2c/kg, 470.2c/kg, 399.0c/kg
Steers 200kg to 280kg –498.2c/kg, 650.2c/kg, 583.7c/kg
Steers 280kg to 330kg – 558.2c/kg, 578.2c/kg, 568.2c/kg
Steers 330kg to 400kg –430.2c/kg, 562.2c/kg, 535.6c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – 450.0c/kg, 534.2c/kg, 508.4c/kg
Heifers up to 200kg –400.0c/kg, 560.0c/kg, 532.0c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 280kg –308.2c/kg, 536.2c/kg, 496.1c/kg
Heifers 280kg to 330kg –404.2c/kg, 504.2c/kg, 450.9c/kg
Heifers 330kg to 400kg –444.0c/kg, 526.2c/kg, 503.2c/kg
Feeder heifers over 400kg –420.0c/kg, 500.0c/kg, 471.6c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls –412.2c/kg, 468.2c/kg, 431.1c/kg
Slaughter Bulls – 303.2c/kg, 346.2c/kg, 315.7c/kg
Angus Bulls sold by RE Murphy of Moonie to processors 330.0c/kg, 935.0kg, $3086.
Droughtmaster Bulls sold by Davemac Enterprises of The Gums to processors 325.2c/kg, 875.0kg, $2846.
Simmental Bulls sold by Elite Cattle Co of Meandarra to processors 346.2c/kg, 785.0kg, $2718.
Charolais X Cows sold by Daff/tick Fever Centre of Jondaryan to processors 350.0c/kg, 742.5kg, $2599.
Charolais X Cows sold by Davemac Enterprises of The Gums to processors 347.2c/kg, 620.5kg, $2154.
Mt Santa X Heifers sold by Pandin Pty Ltd of Goondiwindi to feedlotters 526.2c/kg, 370.0kg, $1947.
Mt Santa X Heifers sold by C, S, J Davies Family Trust of Surat to feedlotters 486.2c/kg, 424.4kg, $2063.
Mt Angus X Steers sold by MC & WJ McCarthy of Moonie to feedlotters 544.2c/kg, 392.8kg, $2138.
2T Hereford Steers sold by Epsilon Pastoral Co of South Australia to feedlotters 498.2c/kg, 499.4kg, $2488.
Simmental X Ylg Steers sold by R & A Cattle Co of Nanango to backgrounders 610.2c/kg, 267.1kg, $1630.
Simmental X Ylg Heifers sold by R & A Cattle Co of Nanango to restockers 536.2c/kg, 221.5kg, $1188.
Simmental X Ylg Bulls sold by J Berghofer of Kingaroy to backgrounders 540.0c/kg, 207.5kg, $1121.
Sources: NLRS, Eastern Rural, Grant Daniel Long