Dubbo sale 5 May 2023: Plainer quality yarding

David Monk, 05/05/2023

Yarding 5200 Change +323

It was a much plainer quality yarding with large numbers of weaner cattle mostly lacking finish.

There were still though some good runs of young cattle ideal for the feeders along with odd lots to suit the processors.

There was a fair supply of well finished grown steers heifers and cows. Young cattle to the trade were firm with prime yearlings selling from 326c to 410c/kg.

Feeder steers finished 3c cheaper while the feeder heifers were firm for the very best but up to 20c/kg cheaper for most. Feeder steers sold from 232c to 416c while the feeder heifers sold from 264c to 366c/kg.

Young cattle to the restockers were 50c cheaper and more in places with the young steers selling from 200c to 412c while the young restocker heifers sold from 150c to 358c/kg.

With and additional export processor operating grown steers and heifers were 4c to 9c/kg dearer. Prime grown steers sold from 300c to 370c while the prime grown heifers sold from 280c to 348c/kg.

Cows were 21 to 26c cheaper with the 2 and 3 scores selling from 110c to 236c/kg. Prime heavy weight cows sold from 240c to 293c for C muscle Charolais cows. The prime heavy weight cows averaged 258c/kg. Cows to the restockers sold from 190c to 229c while the feeders paid from 218c to 239c/kg. Heavy bulls sold to 273c/kg.

Market reporter: David Monk

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


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