Final sale dates for 2019

2019 FINAL SALE DATES The last sales of the year will be held on: Monday December 16, 2019 for sheep and lamb. Thursday December 19, 2019 for cattle. Sales will return: Monday January 6, 2020 for sheep and lamb. Thursday January 9, 2020 for cattle. Regards, DSSA

Crossbred wethers to $200/hd

Yarding: 19,839 Once again there were large numbers of very light young lambs suitable for the restockers with only limited numbers of well finished trade lambs throughout. There were only a few pens of heavy weights yarded. Not all the regular buyers were present with a couple of regulars still absent. Light weight lambs to […]

Bulls to 310c at prime market

It was a mostly plain quality yarding with large numbers of plain conditioned cows and young calves which included several herd dispersals due to the drought. There were good numbers of yearlings with fair numbers to suit the feeders along with some well finished cattle to suit the processors. There were limited numbers of well […]

Young goats up to $30 dearer

A SHORTAGE of goats has boosted prices by as much as $30 a head at the quarterly Dubbo goat sale, held on Tuesday. Despite a smaller yarding of 1400 head, PT Lord Dakin and Associates, Dubbo auctioneer Joe Portelli, said there was strong support from processors. “The domestic market is kicking on because of the […]

Crossbred ewes to $218/hd

Yarding: 22,350 It was a mixed yarding with a much better selection of trade lambs compared to the previous sales’ small offering. There were very few heavy weight lambs yarded though, there were still large numbers of very light young lambs being sold prematurely due to the drought. Not all the regular buyers were present […]

Prime cattle 8-12c dearer

It was a plain quality yarding with large numbers of yearlings which were mostly in store condition. There were only limited numbers to suit the feeders and processors. Bobby calves and cows were well supplied, though the cow quality was back and there were just a few pens of well finished grown steers and heifers. […]

$950 top for Walker family 2500 head offering

What a cracking sale at yesterday’s store cattle sale at Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets where 2900 cattle were yarded. It was the largest store yarding for some time and it did not disappoint with 2500 one-brand cattle from the Walker family on offer. Tony Morcom, PT Lord Dakin and Associates, said the strong sale result […]

Bobby calves to 336c/kg

Yarding: 4080 Yearlings and bobby calves made up a large percentage of the yarding along with once again good numbers of cows. The quality was fair with a pretty good selection of feeder cattle along with odd pens to suit the trade buyers. There were reasonable numbers of grown heifers, though prime grown steers were […]

Merino ewes to $190

Prime Sheep and Lamb report 28/10/19 Yarding: 27,671 It was a mostly plain quality yarding with only odd pens of well finished new season lambs and old lambs mixed throughout the yarding. The bulk of the yarding was made up of light weight new season lambs all being sold prematurely due to the season. Light […]

Young steers up 15c/kg to restockers

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 24/10/19 Yarding: 4589 It was a much better quality yarding with good numbers of well finished trade cattle coming off crops or grain. Cows were also well supplied along with the expected numbers of plainer conditioned yearlings and weaners. Once again there were large numbers of young calves in all runs. There […]

Mixed results at weekly sheep market

Yarding: 26,359 It was a mixed yarding with once again large numbers of very light new season lambs as growers make the decision to sell due to the season. There were odd pens of well finished lambs crop or grain assisted along with only odd pens of heavy weights. The market was erratic. Light weight […]

Rare opportunity at next Dubbo store cattle sale

The next Dubbo store cattle sale will be held on Friday November 1, 2019. A rare opportunity to purchase a complete drop of 2500 Angus/Santa Gertrudis weaners will be on offer at this sale. With seasonal conditions not improving the Walker family of Coonamble and St George, Queensland, have decided to sell their complete drop […]

Store cattle report: Steers to $805

04/10/19 Yarding: 600 There was a reduced penning this sale with light weight yearlings making up the bulk of the offering. The market was cheaper than the previous sale through all categories. Steers sold from $270 for plain weaner cattle, through to a top of $805/head for a line of quality Santa Gertrudis steers from […]

Sheep report: Lambs to $279

Yarding: 16,936 Numbers were up by approximately 2500 head at yesterday’s prime sheep market. There were varying trends through the lambs. Light weight young lambs attracted both restocker and processor competition selling on a firm to slightly dearer market. Well finished crossbred lambs saw strong price gains on the better quality lambs that also showed […]

Prime Sheep and Lamb: Small yarding trends dearer

Yarding: 14,157 Numbers declined again at yesterday’s market, where less than 15,000 head were yarded. Light weight Merino lambs and light weight White Dorpers made up a fair percentage of the offering. Light weight lambs to the processors were firm to $3 dearer, selling from $88 to $158/head. Trade lambs were $10 dearer with the […]

Thank you to our sponsors

The DSSA Spring Fling Charity Ball has been well supported by local businesses through sponsorship and donations of goods to be auctioned or raffled to raise funds for the Macquarie Homestay project. We would like to thank the following businesses who have kindly supported our cause, and made the charity ball a possibility. We ask […]

Prime cattle report: Young cattle 12c dearer

Yarding: 5541 Numbers dropped by approximately 900 head at this week’s prime cattle market, however big numbers of drought affected cattle continue to run through the Dubbo Regional Livestock Market. Young cattle to the trade were 12c dearer with prime steer yearlings selling from 294c to 333c while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 256c […]

Store Cattle Report: $660 top for weaners

Yarding: 730 Numbers significantly increased at today’s store cattle sale, where pens sold to similar rates to regular markets. The steer weaners sold from $210/head for very young Charolais calves. Well grown Santa Gertrudis Angus cross steers made up to $660/head. The steer weaners averaged to $400 or 195c/kg while steer yearlings sold from $640 […]