Dalby sale 15 Nov 2023: Yarding lifts to 3810

Trevor Hess, NLRS, 16/11/2023

Yarding 3810 Change +1147

The trend of larger numbers into the market continued at Dalby with supply increasing by 1,147 head to 3,810. Export buyer attendance was not as good as the previous week however all the regular feed and trade operators plus restockers were present and active.

Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock gained a further 50c/kg on top of the improvements the previous week. Medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 20c to 30c/kg better. Yearling heifers returning to the paddock and feed averaged 20c to 36c/kg dearer.

Cows struggled to maintain the improved levels of last week. Light weight yearling steers to restockers made to 360c to average 325c/kg.

Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 271c to 303c with sales to 320c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 267c with a good sample at 248c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers returning to the paddock made to an isolated 278c with the largest numbers at 230c/kg.

Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged from 234c to 243c with sales to 274c/kg.

Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 232c and made to 254c/kg.

A handful of bullocks made to 241c and heavy grown heifers made to 237c/kg.

Medium weight 2 score cows averaged 145c and made to 154c/kg.

Heavy weight 3 score cows averaged 181c and good heavy weight cows made to 208c to average 198c/kg.

Heavy weight bulls sold to 249c/kg.

Market Reporter, Trevor Hess.

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Grant Daniel Long Report:

Increased numbers at Dalby’s weekly sale with 3810 yarded. Export buyers weren’t fully operating, with all regular feeder, trade and restockers active. Weaner steers improved by 50 cents and feeder steers 20 to 30 cents better. Heavy cows remained firm with store cows 15 cents dearer.

Prime Quotes

Heifers up to 400kg – 215c/kg, 222c/kg, 218c/kg
Heifers over 400kg –231c/kg, 237c/kg, 235c/kg
Cows up to 400kg –28c/kg, 140c/kg, 120c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg –140c/kg, 198c/kg, 145c/kg
Cows over 500kg –140c/kg, 208c/kg, 198c/kg

Steers & bullocks over 500kg –202c/kg, 241c/kg, 230c/kg

Store & Feeder Quotes

Steers up to 200kg –298c/kg, 356c/kg, 331c/kg
Steers 200kg to 280kg –253c/kg, 360c/kg, 325c/kg
Steers 280kg to 330kg – 256c/kg, 322c/kg, 303c/kg
Steers 330kg to 400kg –236c/kg, 308c/kg, 271c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – 222c/kg, 267c/kg, 246c/kg
Heifers up to 200kg –202c/kg, 228c/kg, 209c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 280kg –162c/kg, 278c/kg, 230c/kg
Heifers 280kg to 330kg –180c/kg, 274c/kg, 242c/kg
Heifers 330kg to 400kg –186c/kg, 254c/kg, 234c/kg
Feeder heifers over 400kg –192c/kg, 254c/kg, 230c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls –190c/kg, 286c/kg, 230c/kg
Slaughter Bulls – 186c/kg, 249c/kg, 215c/kg



Angus Bulls sold by Stiller Ross Family Trust of Taroom to processors 222.2c/kg, 926.7kg, $2059.

Charolais X Cows sold by MR & JR Slack of Tara to processors 200.0c/kg, 671.5kg, $1343.

Charbray Heifers sold by Brendan Malone of Toowoomba to processors 222.2c/kg, 476.9kg, $1060.

Angus Heifers sold by Carbene Grazing of Condamine to feedlotters 254.2c/kg, 408.3kg, $1038.

Angus Steers sold by PH & JM Campbell of Dalby to feedlotters 278.2c/kg, 388.0kg, $1079.

Santa Ylg Steers sold by A Keith & Co of Bell to restockers 350.0c/kg, 225.0kg, $788.

Angus Ylg Heifers sold by RM & MG Hayes of Meandarra to feedlotters 254.2c/kg, 372.9kg, $948.

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