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Dalby sale 3 June 2020: Additional Victorian processors join market

James Nason, 04/06/2020


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EXPORT buyer attendance was good with the return of all export processors, plus some additional support from Victorian operators.

The regular feeder buyers were in attendance and active, and the large panel of restockers included a number of interstate operators.

Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock sold to very strong demand.

Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market improved in price, and heavy weight yearling steers to feed experienced a very strong market. Yearling heifers followed a similar trend. Cows to export processors sold to firm demand, however plain condition cows to restockers sold to a dearer market.

Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock made to 480.2c a large sample averaging 431c/kg. Yearling steers to feed under 330kg made to 438c to average 415c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed made to 420c to average 390c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 385c and made to 401c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or background made to 432c, a large selection averaging 389c/kg. Yearling heifers under 300kg made to 396c to average 377c/kg. Medium weights made to 390.2c to average 358c, and a few to the trade made to 418.2c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 336c and made to 360c/kg. A few heavy weight yearling heifers certified grain fed made to 401.2c/kg. A consignment of 44 bullocks just over 600 kg sold to feeder operators at 335.2c/kg.

Medium weight plain condition cows returning to the paddock made to 270c to average 264c/kg. Medium weight 2 scores to processors averaged 232c and made to 239c/kg. The best of the medium weight cows made to 293c to average 284c/kg. Good heavy cows made to 293c a fair sample averaging 285c/kg. Heavy bulls made to 325c/kg.

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Grant Daniel Long report

This week saw the GDL team yard a large number of cattle from Windorah. Market remained very similar to last week with all buyers in attendance.

Prime Quotes

Heifers up to 400kg – Lowest 288.0c/kg, highest 432.0c/kg, Av 358.2c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – Lowest  260.0c/kg, highest  320.0c/kg, Av 316.4c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – Lowest 151.0c/kg, highest  240.0c/kg, Av 198.0c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – Lowest  170.0c/kg, highest  293.0c/kg, Av 284.0c/kg
Cows over 500kg – Lowest   225.0c/kg, highest  293.0c/kg, Av 285.3c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest   260.0c/kg, highest  338.0c/kg, Av 302.0c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest 283.0c/kg, highest 335.0c/kg, Av 300.0c/kg

Store & Feeder Quotes

Steers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest  312.0c/kg, highest 480.0c/kg, Av 430.7c/kg
Steers 280kg to 400kg – Lowest 276.0c/kg, highest 438.0c/kg, Av 414.8c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – Lowest  328.0c/kg, highest  401.0c/kg, Av 384.8c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 320kg – Lowest 300.0c/kg, highest  432.0c/kg, Av 388.6c/kg
Heifers 320kg to 370kg – Lowest  298.0c/kg, highest 418.0c/kg, Av 358.2c/kg
Feeder heifers over 370kg – Lowest  256.0c/kg, highest  401.0c/kg, Av 335.8c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls – Lowest  174.0c/kg, highest  394.0c/kg, Av  361.0c/kg
Kill Bulls – Lowest  243.0c/kg, highest  325.0c/kg, Av  297.9c/kg

Highlights
Santa X Cows sold by DJ Smith of Windorah to processors 293.2c/kg, 570kg, $1672.
Charolais X Cows sold by Lennie Brae Holdings of Condamine to processors 270.0c/kg, 573kg, $1549.
Santa X Heavy Heifers sold by CA & KC MacFarlane of St George to processors 317.2c/kg, 514kg, $1630.
Angus & Angus Heavy Heifers sold by S Reynolds of Pittsworth to processors 316.2c/kg, 492kg, $1557.
Brangus Heavy Steers sold by Australian Country Choice Feedlots of Cecil Plains to processors 320.2c/kg, 670kg, $2145.
Charolais X Heavy Steers sold by CA & KC MacFarlane to processors 310.2c/kg, 561kg, $1741.
Charolais Feeder Steers sold by L Anderson of Windorah to feedlotters 395.2c/kg, 441kg, $1746.
Droughtmaster X Feeder Heifers sold by Astaline Pty Ltd of Windorah to feedlotters 346.2c/kg, 415kg, $1438.
Simmental X Yearling Steers sold by OM Kath of Kingaroy to restockers 458.2c/kg, 260kg, $1191.
Angus & Angus Yearling Heifers sold by Wambo Feedlot of Kogan to restockers 400.0c/kg, 255kg, $1020.

THE LITTLE RED STEER

Santa Steer sold by Grant Daniel & Long Pty Ltd to feedlotters 376.2c/kg 480kg, $1805.

The Little Red Steer just keeps on giving to charity. The Little Red Steer sold at the Dalby Sale today to the Lemon Tree Feedlot for 376c/kg making $1805 for Lifeline. Over his life so far The Little Red Steer has raised approx. $4000 for BlazeAid, RFDS & Lifeline.

Sources: NLRS, Grant Daniel Long Ray White Eastern Rural

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