Dalby sale 15 Jan 2020: Rain forecast lifts market

Beef Central, 16/01/2020

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Yarding 4079 Change 2164

The supply of stock almost doubled the previous week’s level to 4079 head. A full panel of buyers was present, with some additional interstate operators included in the line up.

The forecast of some rain lifted prices across most classes.

Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 23c/kg dearer. Medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 5c/kg dearer and heavy weights sold to very solid demand.

Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or background improved in price by 28c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed and the trade averaged up to 30c better and heavy weights to the trade and feed gained 16c to 18c/kg.

However, all classes of cows were noticeably dearer with gains of 15c to 32c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 282c and made to 308c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed made to 318c to average 300c/kg. Heavy weights to feed made to 308c to average 299c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers averaged 233c with sales to 256c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed made a 298c, with a large number averaging 283c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 264c, and local trade lines made to 285c to average 274c/kg. Very poor light weight cows to processors averaged 90c, and restocker classes averaged 132c/kg.

Medium weight poor condition lines returning to the paddock averaged 170c and made to 189c/kg. Medium weight 2 scores to processors averaged 196c and made to 207c/kg. Good heavy cows made 259c with a fair sample at 250c/kg.

Heavy bulls made 295c/kg.

Full report from NLRS click here

Grant Daniel Long report

A total of yarding of 4079 head of cattle were yarded in Dalby today with GDL yarding 2039 of those. Generally across the board the market was dearer in all categories.

Prime Quotes
Heifers up to 400kg – Lowest 70.0c/kg, highest 298.0c/kg, Av 282.2c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – Lowest  241.0c/kg, highest  285.0c/kg, Av 263.6c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – Lowest 66.0c/kg, highest  170.0c/kg, Av 150.3c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – Lowest  130.0c/kg, highest  233.9c/kg, Av 214.3c/kg
Cows over 500kg – Lowest   230.0c/kg, highest  262.2c/kg, Av 247.3c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest   220.0c/kg, highest  305.2c/kg, Av 283.4c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest 293.2c/kg, highest 298.2c/kg, Av 295.5c/kg

Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest  170.0c/kg, highest 303.0c/kg, Av 282.2c/kg
Steers 280kg to 400kg – Lowest 248.2c/kg, highest 318.0c/kg, Av 284.2c/kg
Feeder steers 400kg+ – Lowest  270.0c/kg, highest  313.2c/kg, Av 294.0c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 320kg – Lowest 170.0c/kg, highest  290.0c/kg, Av 230.0c/kg
Heifers 320kg to 370kg – Lowest  170.0c/kg, highest 294.0c/kg, Av 279.3c/kg
Feeder heifers over 370kg – Lowest  241.0c/kg, highest  285.0c/kg, Av 263.6c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls – Lowest  208.0c/kg, highest  298.0c/kg, Av 245.0c/kg
Kill Bulls – Lowest  190.0c/kg, highest  295.0c/kg, Av 275.0c/kg


Santa Bull sold by Sutton Beef of Glenmorgan to processors 272.2c/kg, 1145kg, $3116.
Droughtmaster Export Bulls sold by Merrawindi Pastoral Co of Millmerran to exporters 292.2c/kg, 687kg, $2008.
Santa Cows sold by Sutton Beef of Glenmorgan to processors 255.2c/kg, 635kg, $1620.
Charbray Cows sold by TJ & CS Allen of Dalby to processors 256.2c/kg, 695kg, $1780.
Droughtmaster X Heifers sold by Maylingup Pastoral Co of Warra to processors 278.2c/kg, 395kg, $1101.
Droughtmaster Bullock sold by Arlie V Pty Ltd of Goodooga to processors 206.2c/kg, 900kg, $1855.
Angus X Steers sold by Beau Park Pastoral Co of Kingaroy to processors 305.2c/kg, 482kg, $1472.
Charolais X Feeder Heifers sold by Lennie Brae Holdings of Condamine to feedlotters 274.2c/kg, 446kg, $1222.
Santa X Feeder Steers sold by AR & MC Sharp of Jackson to feedlotters 305.2c/kg, 447kg, $1364.
Angus X Yearling Steers sold by GG & ME Wilson & Sons of Kingaroy to backgrounders 310.2c/kg, 300kg, $932.
Hereford X Yearling Heifers sold by Roxanna Farming of Biddeston to processors 290.2c/kg, 332kg, $963.

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


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