Dalby Sale 31 Oct 2018: Yarding increases 30 percent

Beef Central, 01/11/2018

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Yarding 6267 Change 1842

The supply of stock lifted by 1,842 head to 6,267, and cattle were drawn from a wide area of the state.

Export processor attendance was good and included some additional exporters in the buying panel, along with the usual feeder operators and a large contingent of restocker buyers.

Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 7c/kg dearer. Medium weight yearling steers to feed experienced a small improvement in price, while the heavy weights averaged 11c/kg better in places.

Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or background improved in price by 5c, with some well bred lines, going on to make future breeders, lifting by over 30c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed sold to a market 13c/kg better. Heavy grown steers and bullocks to export processors averaged 2c to 11c/kg dearer. Cows experienced a mixed trend, with the plain condition cows firm to 5c dearer, however good heavy cows averaged 9c/kg cheaper.

Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock were well supplied and averaged 312c, with sales to 342.2c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed made to 324.2c, with the largest sample averaging 307c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed made to 326.2c, with most making close to 308c/kg. A large supply of light weight yearling heifers made to 298.2c to average 276c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed made to 316.2c, with a fairly large selection averaging approximately 280c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to 295.2c to average 280c/kg.

Heavy grown steers to export processors made to 320.2c to average 312c and the bullock portion also made to 320.2c to average 307c/kg.

A few heavy export heifers made to 294.2c to average 288c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows averaged 214c and made to 221.2c, while the best of the medium weights made to 254.2c to average 250c/kg. Good heavy cows mostly sold close to 255c, with the occasional sale to 270.2c/kg.

Heavy bulls made to 276.2c/kg.

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Grant Daniel Long report:

Light weight steers topped at 342.2c/kg to average 305.1c/kg.  Heavy cows topped at 254.2c/kg and heavy heifers topped 294.2c/kg.  Feeder heifers topped at 295.2c/kg.

Most of the GDL cattle yarded today came from Blackall, Longreach, Tara, Glenmorgan, Texas as well as local cattle around Dalby. – Tim O’Dwyer, GDL Dalby. 

Prime Quotes
Heifers up to 400kg  – lowest 222.2c/kg, highest 286.2c/kg, Av 275.2c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – lowest 274.2c/kg, highest 294.2c/kg, Av 288.2c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – lowest 154.2c/kg, highest 217.2c/kg, Av 216.2c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – lowest 167.2c/kg, highest 254.2c/kg, Av 237c/kg
Cows over 500kg – lowest 220.2c/kg, highest 270.2c/kg, Av 254.8c/kg
Steers & Bullocks up to 500kg – lowest 254.2c/kg, highest 286.2c/kg, Av 273.2c/kg
Steers & Bullocks over 500kg – lowest 205.2c/kg, highest 320c/kg, Av 307.2c/kg

Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers 200kg to 280kg – lowest 256.2c/kg, highest 342.2c/kg, Av 305.1c/kg
Steers 280kg to 400kg – lowest 266.8c/kg, highest 324.2c/kg, Av 305.1c/kg
Feeder steers 400kg+ – lowest 284.2c/kg, highest 326.2c/kg, Av 312.4c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 320kg – lowest 210c/kg, highest 302.2c/kg, Av 291.8c/kg
Heifers 320kg to 370kg – lowest 203.3c/kg, highest 316c/kg, Av 287c/kg
Feeder heifers over 370kg – lowest 246.2c/kg, highest 295.2c/kg, Av 280.2c/kg

Limousin cows sold by Dalby State High School Bunya Campus of Dalby to processors 270.2c, 680kg, $1837
Santa cows sold by Swan Hill Cattle Co of Blackall to processors 261.2c, 582kg, $1520
Simbrah cows sold by Adams & Son of Blackall to processors 262.2c, 635kg, $1666
Wagyu bulls sold by Mark Wilkinson of Cecil Plains to processors 244.2c, 835kg, $2039
Angus X young bullocks sold by Lennie Brae Holdings to processors 309.2c, 559kg, $1728
Santa X feeder steers sold by Compagnoni Grazing Co to feedlotters 310.2c, 435kg, $1349
D/Master X steers sold by A & S Stevenson of Hughenden to feedlotters 315.2c, 419kg, $1321
Santa X heifers sold by Adams & Son of Blackall to processors 280c, 525kg, $1470
Angus X heifers sold by Hillbilly Farming Pty of Meandarra to processors 289.2c, 437kg, $1265
Santa X feeder heifers sold by Thompson Business Trust of Dalby to feedlotters 300c, 364kg, $1092
Santa feeder heifers sold by SK & AK Cullen of Brookland to feedlotters 300c, 345kg, $1035
Charolais X weaner steers sold by J Donovan & D Kimlin of Kumbia to re-stockers 322c, 235kg, $759
Simmental X weaner heifers sold by Lemrex Pty Ltd of Kingaroy to re-stockers 282.2c, 269kg, $759
Santa X light weaner heifers sold by Adams & Son of Blackall to re-stockers 290c, 177kg, $515

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


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