Heavy grown steers make 341.2c, av 335c at Dalby

Heavy grown steers make 341.2c, av 335c at Dalby

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Some large consignments from the far western districts were offered at Dalby last week.

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The supply of stock reduced by 2277 head to 5670 at Dalby on November 6, and included in the smaller line-up were some large consignments from the far western districts.

All the usual buyers were in attendance and operating across all classes.

Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 6c/kg better. Medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 14c to 17c dearer. Light weight yearling heifers struggled to maintain the levels of the previous sale to experience some quality related price changes. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed improved by 6c, and heavy weights to the trade gained 14c.

Heavy grown steers to export slaughter averaged 10c dearer. Plain condition cows sold to within a few cents either way of the previous week's improved levels, however the large run of good cows from the far west lifted average prices by 10c to 22c.

Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock sold around 280c with a few pens reaching 316.2c. Medium weight yearling steers to feed made to 323.2c with a large number around 309c. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 325.2c to average 312c, and some to the trade made to 335.2c.

The largest numbers of light weight yearling heifers sold around 217c, with the occasional sale to 250.2c. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed made to 290.2c to average 271c. Heavy weight yearling heifers to the trade averaged 292c, with some B muscle classes reaching 321.2c.

Heavy grown steers from far western districts made to 341.2c to average 335c, and a small selection of bullocks made to 325.2c. Heavy grown heifers made to 324.2c to average 304c.

Medium weight poor condition cows sold to restockers sold an average of 196c with some to 204.2c. Medium weight 2 score cows to processors averaged 214c and made to 222.2c.

Good medium and heavy weight cows sold in the mid-270c range with some making to 284.2c. Heavy bulls made to 302.2c.


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