Dubbo sale 2 Feb 2023: Numbers lift to 3730

Beef Central, 03/02/2023

Yarding 3730 Change +1183

Compared to the sale of two weeks ago numbers were up by 1180 for a yarding of 3730.

It was mostly a pretty good quality yarding with good numbers of well finished grown steers and heifers along with good numbers of properly finished cows.

There were fair numbers of young cattle to suit the feeders and processors along with the usual runs of secondary cattle.

Young cattle to the trade were around firm with prime vealers selling from 360c to 430c/kg. Prime steer yearlings sold from 360c to 420c while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 360c to 390c/kg. Lighter feeder steers and heifers were 10c cheaper while the heavier weights over 400kg were 15c/kg dearer. Feeder steers sold from 296c to 434c while the feeder heifers sold from 318c to 405c/kg.

Young cattle to the restockers were dearer with the young steers selling from 340c to 496c while the young restocker heifers sold from 283c to 446c/kg. Grown steers and heifers were firm to 4c cheaper with the prime grown steers selling from 300c to 368c while the prime grown heifers sold from 300c to 365c/kg. Cows were 10c cheaper with the 2 and 3 scores selling from 200c to 270c/kg.

Prime heavy weight cows sold from 276c to 305c to average 291c/kg. The restockers paid to 281c/kg for cows in forward condition. Bulls were dearer selling to 336c/kg.

Market reporter David Monk

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


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