Light weight yearling steers make to 696c at Dalby

Light weight yearling steers make to 696c at Dalby

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Most classes sold to a dearer trend at Dalby.

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The return of some follow-up rain across the usual supply area reduced the number of stock down by 658 head to 1040 at Dalby.

Export buyer attendance was good, with the return of one major export processor. The regular feed and trade plus restockers were present and active.

Most classes sold to a dearer trend with yearling steers to feed and restockers improving by 6c to 16c/kg. Yearling heifers also experienced some price improvements. However cows gained the most to regain the previous weeks losses to average 8c and up to 34c/kg better.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg made to 696.2c to average 656c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg made to 666c to average 565c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 471c to 520c with sales to 534.2c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 452c and made to a top of 470.2c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg averaged 583c and made to 620c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 466c and made to 472.2c/kg.

Medium weight plain condition cows returning to the paddock averaged 277c and made to 283c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows to processors averaged 276c, and the better 4 scores averaged 294c/kg. Good heavy weight cows made to 317.2c with a fair sample averaging 312c/kg. Heavy weight bulls averaged 22c dearer and made to 321c/kg.

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