Big yarding at Dalby

Big yarding at Dalby

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There were 6187 cattle yarded at Dalby this week, where values were firm.

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With only two more sales before the Christmas break the supply of stock lifted to a much higher level, with 6187 yarded at Dalby this week.

Most of the regular export and feeder buyers were present and operating. Medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 2c/kg dearer while heavy weight yearling steers to feed experienced very little change.

Medium and heavy weight yearling heifers to feed could not maintain the levels of the previous sale and lost 12c/kg. Heavy grown steers averaged 1c to 5c/kg less. A large supply of good heavy cows fell in price by 12c/kg.

Medium weight yearling steers to feed were up 2c making from 332.2c to 376.2c to average 355.3c/kg.  Medium weight yearling heifers to feed were back by 12c making from 302.2c to 340.2c to average 330.8c/kg.

Heavy grown steers to feed made from 281.2c to 309.2c to average 297.7c/kg. Grown heifers averaged 278.9c/kg.  Heavy cows   were back 12c making 231.2c to 245c and averaged 236.9c/kg. The best bull made 340c/kg.

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