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Dalby sale 21 April 2021: Dearer across board for 3603 head

Beef Central, 22/04/2021

Yarding 3602 Change -593

Overall quality was generally good. All the usual export buyers were in attendance and operating, along with the regular feed and trade buyers, plus local and interstate restockers.

Light weight yearling steers to restockers averaged over 20c/kg better.

Yearling steers to feed were firm to 7c/kg dearer.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg were noticeably dearer.

Yearling heifers to feed improved in price by 6c, with the heavy weights up to 18c/kg better. A fair selection of heavy grown steers and bullocks to export processors averaged 7c to 15c/kg dearer.

Most classes of cows also experienced a dearer trend of 3c to 5c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg returning to the paddock made to a top of 694.2c to average 657c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg made to 646c with a large sample averaging 586c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 482c to 507c, with sales to 528.2c, with a few returning to the paddock reaching 580c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 435c and made to 454c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg made to 640c with a good sample averaging 612c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg average 507c and made to 608c/kg. Yearling heifers to feed averaged in the 460c/kg range and sold to 480c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 413c and sold to 446c/kg.

Heavy weight grown steers and bullocks to export processors averaged 367c to 369c and made to 380c/kg. Medium and heavy weight plain condition cows to restockers made to 300c, and averaged from 288c to 294c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows to processors averaged 263c and made to 271c/kg.

A large selection of good heavy weight cows made to 314c to average 303c/kg.

Heavy weight bulls made to 322c/kg.

To view full NLRS report click here 

Grant Daniel Long report

Today saw a reduced yarding of numbers by 600 head.  With a full panel of buyers covering all categories, lifting prices from 5c to 15c.

Prime Quotes
Heifers up to 400kg – Lowest 372c/kg, highest 374c/kg, Av 372.8c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – Lowest  300c/kg, highest  340c/kg, Av 326c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – Lowest 255c/kg, highest  255c/kg, Av 255c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – Lowest  285c/kg, highest  303c/kg, Av 292.5c/kg
Cows over 500kg – Lowest   290c/kg, highest  314c/kg, Av 303.1c/kg
Steers & bullocks up to 500kg – Lowest   364c/kg, highest  364c/kg, Av 364c/kg
Steers & bullocks over 500kg  – Lowest 373c/kg, highest 376c/kg, Av 374.9c/kg

Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers up to 200kg – Lowest  620c/kg, highest 694.2c/kg, Av 657.3c/kg
Steers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest  506c/kg, highest 646c/kg, Av 586.4c/kg
Steers 280kg to 330kg – Lowest 476c/kg, highest 536c/kg, Av 507c/kg
Steers 330kg to 400kg – Lowest 416c/kg, highest 528.2c/kg, Av 482.3c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – Lowest  420c/kg, highest  454c/kg, Av 434.8c/kg
Heifers up to 200kg – Lowest 526c/kg, highest  640c/kg, Av 611.6c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest 440c/kg, highest  608c/kg, Av 507c/kg
Heifers 280kg to 330kg – Lowest  440c/kg, highest 480c/kg, Av 460.3c/kg
Heifers 330kg to 400kg – Lowest  390c/kg, highest 473c/kg, Av 428c/kg
Feeder heifers over 400kg – Lowest  380c/kg, highest 446c/kg, Av 412.8c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls – Lowest  294c/kg, highest  400c/kg, Av  357.8c/kg
Slaughter Bulls – Lowest  288c/kg, highest  322c/kg, Av  309.1c/kg

Highlights

Simmental Bulls sold by RC & EM Skene of Cecil Plains to processors 322.2c/kg, 820kg, $2,642.

Hereford Bulls sold by LS & WS Gray of Miles to processors 305c/kg, 1,225kg, $3,736.

Simmental X Cows sold by CJ & JI York of Miles to processors 310.2/kg, 752kg, $2,334.

Santa Cows sold by DR & PL Cameron of Moonie to processors 308.2c/kg, 704kg,
$2,170.

Charbray Steers sold by Welsh Cattle Co of Taroom to feedlotters 440.2c/kg, 396kg, $1,743.

Angus Steers sold by HA & P Campbell of Moonie to feedlotters 500.2c/kg, 376kg, $1,884.

Hereford Steers sold by LS& WS Gray of Miles to processors 364.2c/kg, 563kg, $2,051.

Angus Heifers sold by HA & P Campbell of Moonie to feedlotters 474.2c/kg, 374kg, $1,776.

Angus Heifers sold by Dongamere Farming of Cecil Plains to feedlotters 432.2c/kg, 437kg, $1,888.

Angus Ylg Steers sold by B Clayton & The Estate of PF Clayton of Kingaroy to
re-stockers 694.2c/kg, 187kg, $1,304.

Angus Ylg Steers sold by B Clayton & The Estate of PF Clayton of Kingaroy to
re-stockers 624.2c/kg, 249kg, $1,557.

Charolais Ylg Steers sold by Southwest Grazing of Moonie to feedlotters 528.2c/kg, 352kg, $1,860.

 

 

 

Highlights Cont’d

Simmental Ylg Steers sold by Currawilla Pastoral of Windorah to re-stocker    600.2c/kg, 291kg, $1,751.

Simmental Ylg Steers sold by Currawilla Pastoral of Windorah to re-stocker 624.2c/kg, 202kg, $1,264.

Simmental Ylg Heifers sold by Currawilla Pastoral of Windorah to re-stocker 616.2c/kg, 214kg, $1,322.

Sources: NLRS, Grant Daniel Long, Eastern Rural

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