The supply of stock reduced by 1200 head to 4130 at this week’s Dalby sale. Buyer attendance was generally good and most were operating in a firm to dearer market.
Medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 1c to 4c dearer, however yearling heifers to feed regained some of the previous week’s losses to average 13c better. Heavy grown steers and bullocks experienced little change in price. Cows sold to a dearer trend with the better end 5c dearer.
Yearling steers made from 238c to 296.2c, with the C3 heavy weights averaging 276.8c, up 4c. Yearling C3 heifers to feeders sold from 251.2c to 290.2c and averaged 266.9c, up 13c.
Grown steers to feeders 400-500kg made from 248c to 258.2c, easing 6c, those 500-600kg averaged 254.4c. Grown heifers made from 210.2c to 243.2c. D4 cows 400-520kg made from 205c to 218.2c, to average 212.5c, up by 5c on last sale.
Bulls sold from 214.2c to 268.2c, with the heavy weight C3s making from 230.2c to 260.2c, to average 247.5c, back by 4c.