The supply of stock increased by 886 head to 3837 at Dalby on Wednesday. A full panel of export processors and feeder buyers were present and operating in a generally dearer market.
Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 5c better and the heifer portion improved in price by 10c/kg. A small selection of heavy grown steers and bullocks also lifted in price by 2c to 8c/kg. All classes of cows continued to sell to a dearer market with improvements of 3c to 8c/kg, and considerably more on restocker lines.
Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 502c with sales to 560c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to 513c with a fair sample averaging 479c/kg.
Heavy grown steers to the wholesale meat trade and export processors averaged 401c/kg. A few bullocks sold to a top of 400c to average 390c, with some full mouth bullocks making to 383c/kg.
Medium weight plain condition cows returning to the paddock averaged 309c, with PTIC lines reaching 348c/kg. Good heavy weight cows to export processors made to 338c with a good sample averaging 329c/kg.