Medium weight steers reach 396.2c at Dalby

Medium weight yearling steers reach 396.2c at Dalby


There were 4670 cattle yarded at Dalby this week, with values slightly cheaper.


The slightly smaller number yarded at Dalby this week contained some good consignments from a large number of far western districts.

Prices generally could not maintain the levels of the previous week with most of the yearling steers and heifers to feed around 15c/kg cheaper.  Despite some additional interstate export processor support, heavy grown steers and bullocks lost 10c to 20c/kg. Cows also sold to a cheaper trend to lose 8c to 10c/kg on top of the previous week’s losses.

Medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 368.2c and made to 396.2c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 348.9c and made to 361.2c/kg.  Medium weight yearling heifers averaged 329.9c making between 324.2 and 338.2c, with heavyweights making from 290c to 350.2c to average 328.5c/kg.

Grown steers 400-500kg  made from 289.2c to 338.2c to average 310.2c, with heavy weights over 600kg averaging 278c and topping at 280c/kg.  Medium weight heifers made from 260c to 280c to average 278c/kg with heavy weight C4s making from 282.2c to 285.2c to average 282.7c/kg. Heavy weight cows averaged 253.2c/kg.  Heavy bulls made to 340.2c/kg.


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