Yarding: 1723 GDL 391
Report Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2023
Dalby Sale Report 22nd November
Numbers were down this week due to the widespread rainfall in the area.
Once again, the market responded to the rain and prices lifted across the board with many classes up as much as 30 to 40c/kg. Cows reached to 240c/kg with a lot of big heavy cows making over 220c/kg and smaller framed cows from 210 to 220c/kg.
Bullocks made to 278c/kg for young bullocks and feeder steers consistently sold around 280c/kg with light feeders up to 320c/kg.
Weaner steers and heifers saw improvements from 20 to 30c/kg dearer.
Santa Bulls sold by Ray Kelly Family Trust of Taroom to processors 230.0c/kg, 1080kg, $2484.
Santa X Cows sold by Ubergang Agriculture of Miles to processors 235.0c/kg, 587.7kg, $1381.
Angus Heifers sold by Stewart Hay Family Trust of Taroom to processors 293.2c/kg, 421.0kg, $1234.
Angus X Steers sold by Kelly Family Trust of Taroom to processors 278.2c/kg, 593.0kg, $1650.
Angus X Ylg Steers sold by G & B Lewis of Warwick to feedlotters 314.2c/kg, 344.0kg, $1081.
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Useful falls of rain across most parts of the supply areas reduced numbers at Dalby to 1,723 head.
A full panel of export buyers was present however not all were operating and the regular feed and trade buyers plus restockers were in attendance and active. Most classes sold to a dearer market.
A very plain quality lineup of light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock experienced very little change.
Yearling steers to feed averaged a further 20c to 30c/kg better. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers were noticeably dearer and yearling heifers to feed and the trade lifted by over 40c/kg in places. Heavy grown steers and bullocks averaged 40c/kg dearer.
All classes of cows experienced improvements of 30c to 35c/kg. Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 315c and made to 353c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 302c to 319c with sales to 335c/kg.
Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to a top of 296c to average 270c some to the trade at 306c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers made to 308c to average 296c/kg.
Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 253c to 260c with sales to 270c/kg. Heavy weights to feed made to the occasional 293c to average 276c/kg. Heavy grown steers and bullocks to export processors made to 278c with a fair sample at 274c/kg.
Medium weight 2 score cows to restockers made to 204c/kg.
The best of the good cows made to 241c with both medium and heavy weights averaging in the early 230c/kg range. Heavy weight bulls made to 247c/kg.
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The Dalby Agents are:
Peter Daniel 0428 790 967
Anthony O’Dwyer 0408 195 114
Tom Hukins – 0473 535 633
Braydon Manning – 0429 328 914.
Kevin Way 0448 855 750
Kearin MacDonald 0407 044 877