Supply of cattle unchanged at Dalby

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg made to 700c at Dalby

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The supply of cattle remained unchanged at Dalby last week at 4291 head.

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The supply of cattle remained unchanged at Dalby last week at 4291 head.

The regular panel of export buyers was present and operating, plus the usual feed and trade operators, along with local and interstate restockers.

Light weight yearling steers and heifers returning to the paddock sold to very solid demand for the quality penned.

Medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed continued to sell to strong support, and the yearling heifers to feed followed a similar trend.

Most classes of cows could not maintain the levels of the previous week and lost 4c to 6c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg made to 700c to average 605c/kg. A large sample of yearling steers under 280kg averaged 519c and made to 646c/kg.

Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 469c to 487c, with the occasional sale to 542c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 442c and made to 468.2c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg made to 650c to average 540c/kg. A large selection of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg averaged 486c and made to 542c/kg.

Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged from 441c to 455c and sold to 472c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 417c and made to 452c/kg.

A small selection of heavy grown steers and bullocks made to 380c to average 377c and 378c/kg respectively.

Medium weight plain condition cows returning to the paddock made to 297c to average 282c/kg. Good heavy weight cows to export processors made to 306c to average 295c/kg.

Heavy weight bulls made to 343c/kg.

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