Dalby sale 10 Jan 2021: Prices lift across most classes

Beef Central, 21/01/2021

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A full panel of export processors was present and operating plus the usual feeder operators and trade buyers, as well as local and interstate restockers.

Prices generally improved across most classes, with light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock reaching a new high level of 712.2c/kg.

Medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed lifted in price by 14c to 26c/kg. Medium and heavy weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 7c to 19c/kg better.

All classes of cows sold to a dearer trend with plain condition lines returning to the paddock averaging up to 30c/kg dearer. Good heavy weight cows to export processors improved in price by 23c/kg. Yearling steers under 200kg returning to the paddock made to 712c to average 619c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg averaged 578c and made to 620c/kg. Yearling steers under 330kg made to 585c to average 538c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 474c and made to 490c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 447c to average 438c/kg.

Yearling heifers under 200kg returned to the paddock at an average of 598c and sold to 648c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg averaged 473c and made to 510c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed made to a top of 470c to average 444c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to 446c to average 420c/kg. A handful of bullocks made to 385c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows returning to the paddock averaged 315c, with a pen of PTIC cows reaching 350c/kg to return $1,761/head. Medium weight 2 score cows to export processors averaged 279c, and the best of the medium weights averaged 310c/kg.

A large sample of good heavy weight cows averaged 322c and made to 329c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 360c/kg.

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Grant Daniel Long report

A large panel of buyers competing strongly today, saw a greater increase in the market. Dalby and surrounding areas had some good rain seeing more local restockers wanting to purchase.

Prime Quotes
Heifers up to 400kg – Lowest 400c/kg, highest 409c/kg, Av 405c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – Lowest  347c/kg, highest  384c/kg, Av 364c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – Lowest 183c/kg, highest  234c/kg, Av 208c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – Lowest  308c/kg, highest  311c/kg, Av 310c/kg
Cows over 500kg – Lowest   307c/kg, highest  329c/kg, Av 321c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest   317c/kg, highest  368c/kg, Av 342c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest 330c/kg, highest 368c/kg, Av 340c/kg

Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers up to 200kg – Lowest  556c/kg, highest 712c/kg, Av 618c/kg
Steers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest  530c/kg, highest 620c/kg, Av 577c/kg
Steers 280kg to 330kg – Lowest 472c/kg, highest 585c/kg, Av 538c/kg
Steers 330kg to 400kg – Lowest 450c/kg, highest 490c/kg, Av 474c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – Lowest  400c/kg, highest  447c/kg, Av 438c/kg
Heifers up to 200kg – Lowest 480c/kg, highest  648c/kg, Av 597c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest 446c/kg, highest  510c/kg, Av 472c/kg
Heifers 280kg to 330kg – Lowest  406c/kg, highest 458c/kg, Av 435c/kg
Heifers 330kg to 400kg – Lowest  409c/kg, highest 460c/kg, Av 444c/kg
Feeder heifers over 400kg – Lowest  385c/kg, highest  446c/kg, Av 419c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls – Lowest  337c/kg, highest  398c/kg, Av  360c/kg
Kill Bulls – Lowest  307c/kg, highest  360c/kg, Av  333c/kg


Simmental Bulls sold by DWJ & JC Bradshaw of Wandoan to feedlotters 360.0c/kg, 561kg, $2019.
Simmental Bulls sold by DWJ & JC Bradshaw of Wandoan to processors 360.0c/kg, 910kg, $3276.
Santa Cows sold by G Bodkin of St George to processors 329.2c/kg, 525kg, $1728.
Brangus X Cows sold by PJ & CC Trebbin of Kingaroy to processors 328.2c/kg, 544kg, $1785.
Angus X Steers sold by J & J Dougall of Chinchilla to backgrounders 486.2c/kg, 366kg, $1779.
Droughtmaster X Steers sold by S & M Bowtell of Taroom to feedlotters 448.2c/kg, 485kg, $2176.
Brangus Heifers sold by PJ & CC Trebbin of Kingaroy to feedlotters 440.2c/kg, 414kg, $1823.
Angus Heifers sold by MRH Enterprises of Glenmorgan to feedlotters 438.2c/kg, 459kg, $2011.
Santa Ylg Steers sold by A & K Walker Family Trust of Bell to backgrounders 654.2c/kg, 206kg, $1347.
Santa X Ylg Steers sold by Trousdell Investments Pty Ltd of Yarraman to feedlotters 572.2c/kg, 260kg, $1492.
Angus Ylg Heifers sold by MRH Enterprises of Glenmorgan to restockers 478.2c/kg, 285kg, $1365.

Sources: NLRS, Grant Daniel Long, Eastern Rural


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