Dubbo sale 28 April 2023: Young cattle to trade firm

David Monk, 28/04/2023

Yarding 4877 Change -1623

Numbers were back by 1700 for a yarding of 4877.

It was a mixed yarding with fair numbers of young cattle to suit the feeders and processors along with good numbers of young weaners to suit the restockers and backgrounders.

There were not the numbers of grown steers and heifers compared to the previous sale though there were good numbers of cows and Bos Indicus cattle mixed throughout.

Young cattle to the trade were close to firm with prime vealers selling to 370c/kg. Prime steer yearlings sold from 330c to 380c while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 308c to 370c/kg. Feeder steers were 8c dearer while the feeder heifers were 7c/kg cheaper. Feeder steers sold from 304c to 419c while the feeder heifers sold from 290c to 366c/kg. Young cattle to the restockers were 10c dearer with the young steers selling from 312c to 492c while the young restocker heifers sold from 254c to 368c/kg. Grown steers and heifers were 10c dearer with the prime grown steers selling from 315c to 362c while the prime grown heifers sold from 290c to 332c/kg.

Cows were 2c dearer with the 2 and 3 scores selling from 174c to 275c/kg. Prime heavy weight cows sold from 230c to 300c to average 280c/kg.

Heavy bulls sold to 285c/kg.

Market reporter: David Monk

Source: NLRS. To view full NLRS Dubbo sale report click here


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