Feeder cattle up to 35c/kg dearer

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 16/01/2020 Yarding: 1272 It was a pretty good quality yarding with a good selection of young cattle to suit both the feeders and processors. There were also some good lots of well finished grown steers and heifers along with good numbers of cows. Most of the regular buyers were present and operating […]

Merino wethers to $198/hd

Yarding: 21,540 It was only a fair quality yarding with a large percentage of the lambs lacking weight and finish. There were odd pens of well finished trade lambs mixed throughout along with a few pens of heavy weights. A full field of buyers were in attendance and operating. Lightweight lambs to the processors were […]

Cows firm to dearer at first cattle sale

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 09/01/2020 Yarding: 2381 With no decent rain since the last sale, the quality remained similar with good numbers of young cattle lacking condition. There were only odd pens of good young cattle to suit the feeders and processors and very few well finished grown steers. Cows and bobby calves were well supplied […]

Merry Christmas from the DSSA

Monday’s sheep and lamb sale wrapped up sales at the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets for 2019. The first sale of the New Year will be the prime sheep and lamb sale on Monday January 6, 2020. The first cattle sale will be held on Thursday January 9, 2020. The DSSA would like to thank everyone […]

Numbers back at last sheep sale of 2019

PRIME SHEEP AND LAMB REPORT 16/12/19 Yarding: 17,757 Numbers were back by 870 for the last sale for the year. It was a mostly plain quality yarding with a large percentage of the yarding made up of very young lambs, all being sold prematurely due to the drought. There were odd pens of well finished […]

Merino wethers to $200/hd

Yarding: 24,000 It was a much better quality yarding than previous sales with a pretty fair selection of trade lambs along with some heavy weights coming off crops or grain. There was still though the expected numbers of light young lambs being sold early due to the season. Light weight lambs to the processors were […]

Pink sheep auction raises $10,390

GENEROUS farmers have helped raise $10,390 for the McGrath Foundation at today’s weekly sheep and lamb sale at the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets. A number of lambs as well as prime lucerne hay was donated for the annual pink sheep charity auction. Peter Cruickshank, Trangie auctioned the lambs at the start of today’s weekly sale, […]

Store cows and calves sold to $1100

STORE CATTLE REPORT 06/12/2019 Yarding: 890 This month’s store cattle sale produced a pretty good quality yarding. There was a good selection of steers and heifers which included the annual selloff of the good quality Angus cattle off Hampshire Downs Station from Merriwa, along with the exceptionally good quality Hereford steers off local property “Corrodgery”. […]

Restocker steers to 315c

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 05/12/2019 Yarding: 3866 It was another mostly plain quality yarding with good numbers of cows and grown heifers along with large numbers of bobby calves as the sell off continues. There were odd pens to suit the trade buyers and feeders along with only a couple of pens of well finished grown […]

Heavy new season lambs to $223

Yarding: 19,000 It was a mostly plain quality yarding with once again good numbers of young lambs being sold prematurely. There were odd pens of well finished trade weight new season lambs including a large consignment of good quality Aussie White Dorper cross lambs in from the far west. There were very few heavy weights […]

Restockers up to 30c cheaper

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 28/11/19 Yarding: 4257 It was a mostly plain quality yarding with large numbers of yearlings lacking finish, and only odd pens to suit the feeders and processors. Cows and bobby calves were also well supplied as the selloff continues. Included in the sale was a large consignment of mixed cattle in store […]

Amended: Final sale dates for 2019

**AMENDED** The final prime cattle sale for 2019 will now be held on Thursday December 12, 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 12, 2019 for cattle. Sales will return: Monday January 6, 2020 for sheep and […]

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. […]