C2 yearling steers sell to 307.2c at Dalby

C2 yearling steers sell to 307.2c at Dalby

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Numbers increased and prices lifted for most classes at Dalby sale on Wednesday.

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Numbers increased by over 1000 head to 5291 at Dalby. Buyer attendance was good and included some extra interstate operators. Prices lifted for most classes, with medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaging 13c to 20c/kg better.

Medium and heavy weight yearling heifers also gained 15c to 20c. Heavy grown steers and bullocks lifted in price by 11c to 16c, with some of the improvement due to the better quality pens. Cows continued to gain ground, with average prices 2c to 10c better.

C2 yearling steers to feed sold from 283.3c to 307.2c, up 16c to average 297.6c. C3 yearling heifers to feed made from 255.2c to 285c, up 21c to average 272.9c/kg.

Grown C4 steers in the 500-600kg range sold from 275.2c to 298.2c, up 11c to average 285.6c. C4 grown heifers made from 249.2c to 257.2c, representing a decrease of 12c and averaging 254.7c. D3 cows sold to 10c dearer making from 210c to 231.2c to average 222.8c. C3 bulls sold from 224.2c to a market top of 261.2c.

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