Yarding 5202 Change 841
The supply of stock at Dalby increased by 841 head to 5,202. Cattle were drawn from a wide area with 396 from New South will Wales, and 1,608 head from far Western Queensland and included in that run was one single consignment of 567 head. The export buyers of the previous week returned and all were operating in a firm to dearer market. The regular panel of feed and trade buyers plus restockers were in attendance
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 3c/kg dearer. Medium weight yearling steers to feed sold to strong demand, and heavy weights improved by 5c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers returning to the paddock or background averaged 13c/kg dearer. Yearling heifers to feed sold to a dearer market. The younger end of the heavy grown steers and bullocks improved in price. Heavy weight cows to export processors sold close to the previous weeks improved prices.
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock made to the occasional 755c with good sample at 644c/kg. Yearling steers to feed averaged from 515c to 585c the occasional sale to 650c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 546c to average 495c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers were well supplied and made to 563c to average 535c poor quality lines at 424c/kg. Yearling heifers to feed averaged from 488c to 499c with sales to 536c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to 492c to average 448c/kg.
The younger end of the heavy grown steers and bullocks made to 432c with most from 414c to 422ckg. Medium weight cows returning to the paddock averaged 336c, and PTIC heavy weights made to 443c to average 420c/kg. Good heavy weight cows to export processors made to 393c with a good selection at 387c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 371c/kg.
Market reporter: Trevor Hess
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Grant Daniel Long report
Strong week in Dalby, numbers increased to 5202 head yarded with GDL contributing 1965 of those. The usual panel of buyers were present and active, continued support from the south was solid. The market was very firm on last week, most categories didn’t experience much change or sold to a slightly dearer trend.
Heifers up to 400kg – 308c/kg, 406c/kg, 375c/kg
Heifers over 400kg –397c/kg, 408c/kg, 399c/kg
Cows up to 400kg –150c/kg, 306c/kg, 250c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg –230c/kg, 385c/kg, 340c/kg
Cows over 500kg –322c/kg, 393c/kg, 380c/kg
Steers & bullocks up to 500kg –330c/kg, 400c/kg, 383c/kg
Steers & bullocks over 500kg –374c/kg, 462c/kg, 415c/kg
Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers up to 200kg –556c/kg, 755c/kg, 634c/kg
Steers 200kg to 280kg –438c/kg, 714c/kg, 640c/kg
Steers 280kg to 330kg – 466c/kg, 650c/kg, 580c/kg
Steers 330kg to 400kg –386c/kg, 552c/kg, 490c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – 396c/kg, 546c/kg, 494c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 280kg –358c/kg, 563c/kg, 530c/kg
Heifers 280kg to 330kg –452c/kg, 538c/kg, 508c/kg
Heifers 330kg to 400kg –356c/kg, 528c/kg, 480c/kg
Feeder heifers over 400kg –320c/kg, 492c/kg, 445c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls –314c/kg, 611c/kg, 550c/kg
Slaughter Bulls – 264c/kg, 374c/kg, 355c/kg
Angus Bulls sold by BD & LT of Miles to processors 360.0c/kg, 1060.0kg, $3816.
Simmental X Cows sold by JM Allan & Sons of Blackall to restockers 443.2c/kg, 703.5kg, $3118.
D/Master X Steers sold by Thistlebank Grazing of Blackall to feedlotters 536.2c/kg, 411.7kg, $2207.
Charolais Ylg Steers sold by AGM McDonald of Kingaroy to restockers 692.2c/kg, 231.4kg, $1602.
Charolais X Ylg Steers sold by AGM McDonald of Kingaroy to restockers 550.2c/kg, 233.5kg, $1285.
Charolais Ylg Heifers sold by Purtory Family Trust of Blackall to feedlotters 536.2c/kg, 315.0kg, $1689.
Sources: NLRS, Eastern Rural, Grant Daniel Long