Dalby sale 2 June 2021: Firm market for larger yarding

Beef Central, 03/06/2021


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The overall quality was generally good with consignments from far western districts as well as the local supply area.

Export buyer attendance was not as good as the previous week, with one major export processor absent from the buying panel, plus the Victorian processor from the previous sale was also not in attendance.

The regular feed and trade buyers were present and active in the market, along with local and interstate restockers.

Light weight yearling steers continued to be in demand and yearling steers to feed for the domestic market improved in places.

Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 3c/kg better.

Yearling heifers to feed experienced a dearer trend.

A fair sample of heavy bullocks to export processors remained close to firm.

Plain condition cows returning to the paddock averaged 4c/kg better. Despite the absence of some export buyers, cows to processors remained within 2c/kg of the previous week. Yearling steers under 200kg made to 664c to average 614c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg averaged 545c with sales to 618c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 464c to 501c and sold to 530c/kg.

Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 466c, with one consignment of 132 head making to 442c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers returning to the paddock made to 632c to average from 508c to 516c/kg. Yearling heifers to feed averaged from 435c to 443c and sold to 472c/kg. Medium weight grown steers to feed made to 412c to average 370c/kg. Heavy bullocks made to 375c with a fair sample averaging 370c/kg. Medium weight plain condition cows returning to the paddock made to 335c to average 306c/kg, with one consignment going to Victorian restockers. Good heavy weight cows to export processors averaged 304c and made to 313c/kg.

A run of 122 head of light weight bulls from far western districts made to 529c/kg. Heavy bulls to export processors made to 344c/kg.

Market Reporter; Trevor Hess

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Grant Daniel Long report

Numbers increased by 1000 head in Dalby.  One major processor was not in attendance, but all markets stayed firm or sold to a dearer trend.

Prime Quotes

Heifers up to 400kg – Lowest 312c/kg, highest 370c/kg, Av 340c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – Lowest  301c/kg, highest  345c/kg, Av 314.2c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – Lowest 190c/kg, highest  335c/kg, Av 260c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – Lowest  264c/kg, highest  335c/kg, Av 303c/kg
Cows over 500kg – Lowest   295c/kg, highest  313.2c/kg, Av 304.1c/kg
Steers & bullocks up to 500kg – Lowest   340c/kg, highest  412c/kg, Av 370.2c/kg
Steers & bullocks over 500kg  – Lowest 341c/kg, highest 375c/kg, Av 365.8c/kg

Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers up to 200kg – Lowest  532c/kg, highest 664.2c/kg, Av 613.8c/kg
Steers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest  456c/kg, highest 618c/kg, Av 544.8c/kg
Steers 280kg to 330kg – Lowest 472c/kg, highest 530c/kg, Av 501.5c/kg
Steers 330kg to 400kg – Lowest 424c/kg, highest 453c/kg, Av 440.9c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – Lowest  422c/kg, highest  466c/kg, Av 442.4c/kg
Heifers up to 200kg – Lowest 440c/kg, highest  590c/kg, Av 515.8c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest 416c/kg, highest  632c/kg, Av 508.4c/kg
Heifers 280kg to 330kg – Lowest  476c/kg, highest 518c/kg, Av 488.8c/kg
Heifers 330kg to 400kg – Lowest  420c/kg, highest 472c/kg, Av 442.9c/kg
Feeder heifers over 400kg – Lowest  371c/kg, highest  408c/kg, Av 380.5c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls – Lowest  306c/kg, highest  394c/kg, Av  359.9c/kg
Slaughter Bulls – Lowest  282c/kg, highest  344.2c/kg, Av  321.6c/kg


Droughtmaster Bulls sold by LE Mesner of Meandarra to processors 291.2c/kg, 1070kg, $3,115.

Brahman X Bulls sold by Scholefield Boulia of Meandarra to feedlotters 394.2c/kg, 390kg, $1,537.

Brahman Cows sold by LE Mesner of Meandarra to processors 306.2c/kg, 595kg, $1,823.

Angus X Steers sold by Ray Kelly Family Trust of Taroom to processors 382.2c/kg, 691g, $2,643.

Angus Steers sold by RE & CT Huth of Cecil Plains to feedlotters 466.2c/kg, 449kg, $2,094.

Santa X Heifers sold by Ray Kelly Family Trust of Taroom to processors 376.2ckg, 540kg, $2,031.

Droughtmaster X Heifers sold by WA & CS Jones of Kingaroy to feedlotters 446.2c/kg, 354kg, $1,582.

Charolais X Ylg Bulls sold by GG & ME Wilson & Son of Kingaroy to restockers 496.2c/kg, 260kg, $1,290.

Simmental X Ylg Steers sold by G Pomfret of Kingaroy to restockers 620.2c/kg, 211kg, $1,314.

Charolais Ylg Heifers sold by VG & MY Kerkow of Kingaroy to restockers 568.2c/kg, 215kg, $1,225.

Sources: NLRS, Grant Daniel Long, Eastern Rural


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