Dalby sale 22 May 2019: Export processors lift market

Beef Central, 23/05/2019

Video market report from Ray White Eastern Rural’s Wyatt Wrigley

Yarding 5754 Change -1375

A full panel of export processors returned to the buying panel and all were operating, along with the regular feeder buyers, and some additional restockers.

Light weight yearling steers to restockers were well supplied and averaged 9c/kg better.

Medium yearling steers to feed improved by 12c, and heavy weight yearling steers to feed gained 9c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or background lifted in price by 21c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed experienced very little change in price. A lift in the quality of the heavy weight yearling heifers to feed improved average prices by 28c/kg.

A relatively small selection of heavy grown steers and bullocks averaged 7c to 8c/kg better. Plain condition cows averaged 11c dearer, while the better condition cows lifted in price by 2c to 5c/kg.

Steer calves returning to the paddock made to 260.2c to average 247c, and heifer calves mainly sold close to 165c/kg.

A large number of light weight yearling steers sold to restockers at 249c, with the occasional pen to 288.2c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 275c, with one large consignment reaching 289.2c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to a top of 302.2c to average 288c/kg.

A large selection of light weight yearling heifers mainly sold for close to 207c, with sales to 239.2c/kg. The better end of the medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 237c and made to 246.2c/kg. The best of the heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to a top of 274.2c to average 260c/kg.

A few heavy grown steers to export process made to 293.2c to average 285c, and a small number of bullocks made to 294.2c, while full mouth bullocks averaged 279c/kg.

Medium weight poor condition cows averaged 140c, and the better 2 scores averaged 164c, making to 176.2c/kg. Good heavy cows mainly sold close to 204c, with a few pens to 220.2c/kg. Heavy bulls made to 280c/kg

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Grant Daniel Long report:

At total of 5754 hd of cattle were yarded in Dalby today with GDL yarding 2311.

The market was generally a touch stronger today compared to previous weeks due to the decrease in numbers. The quality of cattle was stronger across the board.

GDL yarded cattle from NSW, Meandarra, Taroom, Wandoan & Kingaroy.

Prime Quotes
Heifers up to 400kg – Lowest  70c/kg, highest  246.2c/kg, Av 228.9c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – Lowest 194.2c/kg, highest  274.2c/kg, Av 227.3c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – Lowest  58.2c/kg, highest 141.2c/kg, Av 121c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – Lowest 120c/kg, highest 196c/kg, Av 164.2c/kg
Cows over 500kg – Lowest 154.2c/kg, highest 220.2c/kg, Av 203.9c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest 200c/kg, highest 295c/kg, Av 260.6c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest 256.2c/kg, highest 294.2c/kg, Av 285c/kg

Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest 130c/kg, highest 288.2c/kg, Av 249.5c/kg
Steers 280kg to 400kg – Lowest 200c/kg, highest 283.2c/kg, Av 253c/kg
Feeder steers 400kg+ – Lowest 205c/kg, highest 302.2c/kg, Av 287.9c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 320kg – Lowest 118.2c/kg, highest 239.2c/kg, Av 207.1c/kg
Heifers 320kg to 370kg – Lowest 70c/kg, highest  246.2c/kg, Av 228.2c/kg
Feeder heifers over 370kg – Lowest 194.2c/kg, highest 274.2c/kg, Av 227.2c/kg


Simmental X Heifers sold by JM Allan & Sons P/L of Blackall to backgrounders 274.2c, 476kg, $1306
Santa feeder steers sold by RA & HS Sullivan of Moonie to feedlotters 289.2c, 403kg, $1168
Santa bulls sold by JM Allan & Sons P/L of Blackall to exporters 248.2c, 849kg, $2107
D/Master cows sold by R & E Morris of Goondiwindi to processors 215.2c, 602kg, $1296
Santa heifers sold by J & MH Hetterington of Meandarra to feedlotters 260c, 377kg, $981
Charolais ylg steers sold by RJ Lehmann of Taroom to feedlotters 288.2c, 335kg, $965
Angus X ylg steers sold by Morcott P’Ship P\L of NSW to backgrounders 252.2c, 230kg, $580
Simmental ylg heifers sold by GT & CE Patteson of Kingaroy to feedlotters 230.2c, 281kg, $648

Sources: NLRS, Grant Daniel Long, Ray White Eastern Rural


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