The Dalby market in Australia eases

Published Jun 13, 2024

Tridge summary

The Dalby market experienced a decrease in prices across most classes, with the increase in supply leading to a total of 4486 head. Despite the presence of additional export buyers and processors, the market struggled to maintain prices from the previous sale. The key decelerations were seen in yearling steers and heifers, with the cow section also experiencing a decline. The top prices ranged from 394c to 310c for light and heavy weight yearling steers respectively, and 272c to 304c for medium to heavy weight yearling heifers. Medium and heavy weight cows, both in various conditions, fetched prices ranging from 176c to 248c, and heavy weight bulls made 260c/kg. Cows and calves sold for an average of $1260/unit.
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Original content

Dalby market eases The supply of stock at Dalby increased by 1461 head to 4486 on Wednesday. Export buyer attendance was good and included four extra processors plus the regular feed and trade operators and restockers. Most classes could not maintain the levels of the previous sale and yearling steers to restockers and feed averaged 3 to 12 cents a kilogram less. Yearling heifers followed a similar trend and were firm to 13c/kg cheaper. Despite the extra buyers in the cow section prices could not maintain the levels of the previous sale and lost 7c to 11c/kg. Light weight yearling steers to restockers made to a top of 394c with a good sample at 344c/kg. The 280 to 330kg yearling steers returning to the paddock made to 388c to average 349c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 333c to 339c and sold to 360c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed also made to 360c with the largest numbers averaging 321c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers ...
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