Dalby sale 8 May 2024: Export buyer attendance strong

Trevor Hess, 09/05/2024

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The supply of stock at Dalby remained relatively unchanged 3,896 head and included in the lineup were 114 PTIC cows sold open auction.

Export buyer attendance was good and all were operating in a firm to dearer market. A fair panel of feeder operators were also present and active along with a reasonable lineup of restockers.

Buyers were selective on the light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock and prices could not maintain the levels of the previous sale. Some of the yearling heifers to restockers also followed a similar trend.

However all classes of yearling steers to feed improved by 4c to 9c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed improved by 10c and heavy weights gained 30c/kg.

Heavy weight cows averaged 2c to 5c/kg dearer.

Light weight yearling steers to restockers made to 418c to average 383c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 349c to 370c with isolated sales to 408c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 344c to average 334c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers returning to the paddock made 298 to average 271c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged from 284c to 305c with sales 328c/kg. Heavy weight heifers to feed made to a top of 330c to average 301c/kg. The better end of the bullocks made to 310c to average 306c/kg.

Medium weight 2 score cows averaged 203c and made to 204c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows averaged 217c and the best of the heavy weight cows made to 240c to average 228c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 273c/kg. The large run of PTIC cows sold open auction made to $1,840/head to average $1,674/head.

Market Reporter, Trevor Hess.

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Cattle pen at Dalby’s weekly sale remained unchanged. Attendance from buyers was good and all operating in a firm to dear market. A large run of Angus PTIC sold for $1840.

Prime Quotes
Heifers over 400kg –280c/kg, 290c/kg, 286c/kg
Cows up to 400kg –110c/kg, 194c/kg, 157c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg –190c/kg, 224c/kg, 202c/kg
Cows over 500kg –200c/kg, 240c/kg, 228c/kg

Steers & bullocks up to 500kg –225c/kg, 264c/kg, 257c/kg
Steers & bullocks over 500kg –270c/kg, 310c/kg, 294c/kg

Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers 200kg to 280kg –328c/kg, 418c/kg, 382c/kg
Steers 280kg to 330kg – 328c/kg, 408c/kg, 370c/kg
Steers 330kg to 400kg –316c/kg, 380c/kg, 349c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – 307c/kg, 344c/kg, 334c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 280kg –224c/kg, 298c/kg, 271c/kg
Heifers 280kg to 330kg –240c/kg, 308c/kg, 284c/kg
Heifers 330kg to 400kg –258c/kg, 328c/kg, 305c/kg
Feeder heifers over 400kg –250c/kg, 330c/kg, 399c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls –240c/kg, 328c/kg, 299c/kg
Slaughter Bulls – 220c/kg, 274c/kg, 253c/kg

PTIC – $1520, $1840, $1674

Cows & Calves – $1200, $1580


Angus Bulls sold by Warby Cattle P/L of Goondiwindi to processors 251.2c/kg, 1100.0kg, $2763.

Angus Cows sold by Warby Cattle P/L of Goondiwindi to processors 230.0c/kg, 627.9kg, $1444.

Angus Cows sold by M & L Godlee of Goondiwindi to restockers 1840.0c/kg, $1840.

Charolais Heifers sold by DS & HM Wylie of Miles to processors 290.0c/kg,, $1914.

Charolais Heifers sold by MP & LK McHugh of Bell to feedlotters 327.2c/kg, 427.3kg, $1398.

D/Master Steers sold by Loughlin Grazing Co of Meandarra to processors 285.2c/kg, 564.0kg, $1609.

Charolais Steers sold by IJ & JL Smith of Moola to feedlotters 338.2c/kg, 430.4kg, $1456.

Angus X Ylg Steers sold by EI, JM & JM Peters of Jandowae to feedlotters 380.2c/kg, 345.0kg, $1312.

Angus X Ylg Heifers sold by EI, JM & JM Peters of Jandowae to restockers 308.2c/kg, 359.0kg, $1106.





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