DALBY CATTLE SALE MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 5TH JUNE 2024

  • Yarding Numbers: 3,025
  • Location: Dalby
  • Date: June 5, 2024

The number of cattle penned at Dalby reduced by 1,665 head to 3,025. Export buyer attendance was good which included Victorian processors. The regular feed and trade buyers were also active in the market along with restockers. Light weight yearling steers and heifers to restockers could not maintain the levels of the previous sale and averaged 11c/kg cheaper. Medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed were firm to 2c/kg dearer. Most classes of cows also sold to a dearer trend of 5c to 8c/kg. Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock made to 380c with the largest numbers averaging 348c to 353c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market made to 361c to average from 332c to 344c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 333c with sales to 346c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers made to the very occasional 316c with most sales at 258c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed made to 305c to average 287c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed sold to 316c to average 297c/kg. Bullocks made to 306c to average 286c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows averaged 194c and sold to 215c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 228c to average 221c/kg. The best of the heavy weight cows made to 245c to average 234c/kg.

Description Weight Min c/kg Max c/kg Avg c/kg
Bullocks 275 306 286
Feeder Steers 400-500 kg 290 346 333
Heavy Feeder Heifers >400kg 230 316 297
Slaughter Heifer 210 274 223
Heavy Cows >500kg 190 245 234
Medium Cows 420-500kg 190 228 221
Store Cows <420kg 160 182 175
Heavy Bulls >600kg 239 269 246
Light Bulls <500kg 210 285 259
Yearling Feeder Steers 300-400 kg 310 361 338
Yearling Feeder Heifers 300-400 kg 246 305 287
Weaner Heifers 180 316 258
Weaner Steers 298 380 350