Dalby sale 1 Feb 2023: Cows, bullocks see value lifts

Yarding 3526 Change +202

Consignments of 455 head from far Western Queensland and 253 from New South Wales had been included within the line up.

All the same old export patrons had been in attendance and working on improved costs. The common feed and commerce patrons plus restockers had been additionally current and lively available in the market.

Yearling steers and heifers to restockers and feed typically bought near the earlier weeks improved costs. Nevertheless bullocks and cows to export processors have bought to a dearer development with enhancements of 10c to 14c/kg.

Gentle weight yearling steers to restockers made to 588c to common 496c with poor high quality traces at 403c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the home market made to 480c to common from 423c to 446c, with restockers traces averaging comparable cash. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 409c and made to 442c/kg.

Gentle weight yearling heifers to restockers made to 472c to common 437c with poor high quality traces at 331c/kg. Yearling heifers to feed made to 394c to common 355c to 390c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to 396c with the most important numbers at 355c/kg.

Bullocks made to 367c to common 357c/kg.

Cows to restockers made to 313c to common 284c/kg. Good heavy weight cows to export processors made to 309c to common 303c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 316c/kg. Cows and calves made to $2,020/unit .

Market Reporter: Trevor Hess

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Grant Daniel Lengthy report

Numbers had been barely up this week in Dalby with 3526 head. The standard panel of patrons had been current and lively, bidding to sturdy competitors for heavy cattle. General, the market was pretty much like final week, cows and heavy bulls noticed a pleasant enchancment of 10 to 15c/kg. Feeder cattle skilled a little or no change and light-weight yearling cattle on common softened nonetheless was high quality associated.

Prime Quotes
Heifers as much as 400kg – 313c/kg, 344c/kg, 320c/kg
Heifers over 400kg –320c/kg, 326c/kg, 322c/kg
Cows as much as 400kg –180c/kg, 274c/kg, 250c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg –242c/kg, 313c/kg, 280c/kg
Cows over 500kg –244c/kg, 309c/kg, 295c/kg

Steers & bullocks as much as 500kg –359c/kg, 368c/kg, 361c/kg
Steers & bullocks over 500kg –311c/kg, 367c/kg, 357c/kg

Retailer & Feeder Quotes
Steers as much as 200kg –552c/kg, 580c/kg, 566c/kg
Steers 200kg to 280kg –290c/kg, 588c/kg, 480c/kg
Steers 280kg to 330kg – 352c/kg, 488c/kg, 445c/kg
Steers 330kg to 400kg –364c/kg, 480c/kg, 423c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – 324c/kg, 442c/kg, 409c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 280kg –275c/kg, 472c/kg, 373c/kg
Heifers 280kg to 330kg –308c/kg, 380c/kg, 355c/kg
Heifers 330kg to 400kg –272c/kg, 394c/kg, 320c/kg
Feeder heifers over 400kg –260c/kg, 396c/kg, 360c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls –242c/kg, 502c/kg, 400c/kg
Slaughter Bulls – 220c/kg, 348c/kg, 275c/kg


Charbray Bulls bought by Welsh Cattle Co of Taroom to processors 295.2c/kg, 756.7kg, $2234.

D/Grasp Bulls bought by Davemac Enterprises of The Gums to processors 283.2c/kg, 885.0kg, $2506.

Charolais Cows bought by BW & LA Davis of Dalby to processors 306.2c/kg, 745.0kg, $2281.

6T Brahman Heifers bought by Hopelands Pastoral of Chinchilla to processors 321.2c/kg, 448.2kg, $1440.

Charbray Heifers bought by Welsh Cattle Co of Taroom to feedlotters 380.2c/kg, 385.0kg, $1464.

D/Grasp Steers bought by Merrawindi Pastoral Co of Millmerran to feedlotters 380.0c/kg, 458.3kg, $1742.

D/Grasp Ylg Steers bought by MK Welch of Kingaroy to backgrounders 488.2c/kg, 303.5kg, $1482.

Sources: NLRS, Jap Rural, GDL