DALBY CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 15TH MAY 2024

  • Yarding Numbers: 1,284
  • Location: Dalby
  • Date: May 15, 2024

The number of stock penned at Dalby increased by 1,284 head to 5,180. Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 12c/kg better. Most classes of export processor lines sold to a dearer trend with bullocks 10c/kg better. Cows improved in price by 13c to 15c/kg. Light weight yearling steers to restockers made to 446c with a good sample at 395c/kg. Yearling steers under 330kg averaged 400c and made to 443c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 345c to 374c with the occasional sale to 403c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 368c to average 333c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers returning to the paddock made to 324c to average 277c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged from 280c to 295c with sales to 338c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers made to 330c to average 295c/kg. A fair sample of bullocks averaged 316c with some to 327c/kg. Export heifers made to 299c to average 296c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows to processors made to 215c to average 209c/kg. Good heavy weight cows averaged 243c with the best to 255c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 275c/kg.

Description Weight Min c/kg Max c/kg Avg c/kg
Bullocks   260 327 316
Feeder Steers 400-500 kg 250 368 333
Heavy Feeder Heifers >400kg 208 330 295
Slaughter Heifer   200 299 296
Heavy Cows >500kg 203 242 255
Medium Cows 420-500kg 170 215 209
Store Cows <420kg 170 202 189
Heavy Bulls >600kg 220 275 255
Light Bulls <500kg 240 302 259
Yearling Feeder Steers 300-400 kg 320 403 365
Yearling Feeder Heifers 300-400 kg 240 338 295
Weaner Heifers   190 324 277
Weaner Steers   356 446 395