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Dalby Sale 4 July 2018: Most classes dearer

by Beef Central, 05 July 2018

Video market report from Ray White Eastern Rural’s Wyatt Wrigley

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A large panel of export buyers was present and include in the line-up was some interstate processors.

The regular feeder operators were in attendance along with a larger panel of restockers.

Apart from poor quality light weight yearling heifers easing in price most other classes of stock sold to a much dearer trend. Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 23c/kg dearer.

The better end of the medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 5c dearer and heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 5c to 11c/kg better. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged over 30c/kg dearer. Heavy grown steers and bullocks sold close to the improved prices of the previous sale. All classes of cows were in demand and the largest samples averaged 14c to 18c/kg dearer. Steer calves made to 290.2c and heifer calves 251.2c/kg. A large sample of light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 285c and made to 305.2c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 300c and made to 323.2c while lesser condition lines averaged 277c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed sold in the mid-to high 280c range with some to 323.2c/kg.

The best of the light weight yearling heifers averaged in the 230c range with sales to 277.2c, while the poor quality lines averaged 194c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 275c with sales to 288.2c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to the occasional 286c with most around 267c/kg. Heavy grown steers to export slaughter made to 299.2c to average 286c and a large supply of bullocks averaged 290c and made to 306.2c/kg some returning just over $2,000/head. Medium weight 2 score cows to processors averaged 189c and made to 193.2c/kg. Good heavy cows were in the largest numbers and averaged 230c and sold 239.2c/kg in pen lots.

Heavy bulls made to the occasional 260.2c/kg.

To read the full NLRS sale report click here

Grant Daniel Long report:

There was an increased supply of bullocks and cows. Prices lifted on all classes except lightweight yearling heifers.  Cows improved 14 to 18c topping at 239.2c.  Bullocks topped at 306.2c to average 290c. – Jordan Wenham, GDL Dalby. 

Prime Quotes
Heifers up to 400kg – lowest 200c/kg, highest 288.2c/kg, Av 268c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – lowest 180c/kg, highest 286c/kg, Av 268c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – lowest 65.2c/kg, highest 161c/kg, Av 156c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – lowest 141c/kg, highest 231c/kg, Av 212c/kg
Cows over 500kg – lowest 182c/kg, highest 239.2c/kg, Av 220c/kg
Steers & bullocks up to 500kg – lowest 250c/kg, highest 296c/kg, Av 280c/kg
Steers & bullocks over 500kg – lowest 240c/kg, highest 306.2c/kg, Av 289c/kg

Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers 200kg to 280kg – lowest 180c/kg, highest 305c/kg, Av 285c/kg
Steers 280kg to 400kg – lowest 252c/kg, highest 323c/kg, Av 284c/kg
Feeder steers 400kg+ – lowest 266c/kg, highest 323c/kg, Av 289c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 320kg – lowest 180c/kg, 277c/kg, Av 234c/kg
Heifers 320kg to 370kg – lowest 200c/kg, 288c/kg, Av 250c/kg
Feeder steers over 370kg – lowest 210c/kg, 286c/kg, Av 252c/kg

Highlights

Limousin X steers sold by A O’Dwyer of Dalby to processors 306.2c, 655kg, $2,005
Limousin X steers sold by A O’Dwyer of Dalby to feedlotters 300c, 405kg, $1,215
Charolais Bulls sold by Black Enterprises (Aust) P/L to processors 260.2c, 1090kg, $2,836
Angus X heifers sold by DJ Slack Family Trust of St George to feedlotters 270c, 420kg, $1,134
Angus X heifers sold by DJ Slack Family Trust of St George to feedlotters 275c, 381kg, $1,048
Santa cows sold by AMIP Tucker of Kingaroy to processors 234.2c, 645kg, $1,510
Angus X heifers sold by JC & GM Worsfold of Wandoan to feedlotters 272.2c, 318kg, $866
Hereford X steers sold by JC & GM Worsfold of Wandoan to feedlotters 290.2c, 336kg, $976
Angus X steers sold by JC & GM Worsfold of Wandoan to feedlotters 290c, 339kg, $983
Santa cows sold by Moolabah Agriculture Pty Ltd of St George to processors 234.2c, 611kg, $1,431
Charolais steers sold by Flegler Farms of Cecil Plains to feedlotters 280c, 403kg, $1,130
Charolais X bulls sold by Gibson P’ship of Dalby to processors 233.2c, 950kg, $2,215
Charolais steers sold by AW9 Pastoral of St George to processors 290c, 700kg, $2,031
Charolais steers sold by AW9 Pastoral of St George to processors 290.2c, 704kg, $2,044

 

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



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