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Dubbo sale 9 Mar 2023: Mixed quality in 4030 head yarding

David Monk, 10/03/2023

Yarding 4030 Change +180

It was a mixed yarding with some good runs of well finished heavy weight steers, heifers, and cows.

There were also fair numbers of yearlings to suit the feeders and processors along with larger numbers of secondary yearlings lacking quality and finish.

Most of the usual buyers were in attendance and operating with the exception of a major feeder operator.

Young cattle to the trade finished firm with prime vealers selling to 410c/kg.

Prime steer yearlings sold from 320c to 434c while the prime heifer yearlings sold to 350c/kg. Feeder steers were 3c to 6c cheaper while the feeder heifers were firm.

Feeder steers sold from 300c to 398c while the feeder heifers sold from 260c to 354c/kg.

Young cattle to the restockers were cheaper with young steers selling from 316 to 468c while the young restocker heifers sold from 250c to 370c/kg. Grown steers and heifers were firm to 8c cheaper with the prime grown steers selling from 310c to 358c while the prime grown heifers sold from 300c to 338c/kg.

Cows were 10c to 15c cheaper with the 2 and 3 scores selling from 192c to 283c/kg. Prime heavy weight cows sold from 265c to 325c to average 281c/kg. Cows to the restockers sold from 240c to 280c while the feeders paid from 248c to 276c/kg.

Heavy bulls sold to 264c/kg.

Market reporter David Monk

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

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