Goats sell to $308

PRICES were up $10 to $15 a head cheaper at Dubbo’s quarterly goat sale on Tuesday with the continued dry conditions limiting restocker activity. Agents yarded about 1200 head at the sale, supported by regular buyers as well as two Victorian processors and one feedlot buyer from the Griffith area. PT Lord Dakin and Associates […]

DSSA Spring Fling Charity Ball welcomes new sponsors

The DSSA welcomes new sponsors contributing to the Spring Fling Charity Ball. AGnVET Dubbo has jumped on board as a bronze sponsor while the following businesses have been kind enough to donate goods toward raffles and prizes for the ball, which is supporting the Macquarie Homestay project. The Land newspaper Hannaford’s Tyres and Suspension Inland […]

Prime Cattle report: Numbers continue to rise

Yarding: 6657 Another substantial yarding of 6600 plus cattle at Thursday’s regular prime cattle market. Good numbers of finished cattle were presented, coming off crops or grain. Cows continue to be well supplied, as well as store weaners. Young cattle were mostly firm to dearer. Prime yearlings sold from 300 to 334c/kg for steers and […]

Store cattle report: Cows and calves to $1400

Yarding: 319 A mixed yarding of cattle was presented at yesterday’s store cattle sale however prices sold at prices comparable to the physical markets over the past week. Weaner steers sold from $270 a head to $740 a head for Brahman steers. Weaner heifers sold from $190 to $650/hd for Droughtmaster heifers. A pen of […]

Prime Cattle Report: Cows to 291c

Yarding: 5754 Cattle numbers were similar to last weeks’ yarding. There were large numbers of plain conditioned cattle however good runs of well finished cattle were also offered by agents. Most categories finished cheaper compared to last week, with some restocker and feeder buyers noticeably absent. Feeder heifers finished 10c/kg dearer, making up to 317c/kg […]

New record for Dubbo saleyards

In yet another strong prime sheep and lamb market at the Dubbo saleyards today, agents have set a new selling centre record. A pen of 83 heavy weight crossbred lambs sold for $349 a head, sold by the team at Peter Milling and Company on behalf of Merriwa vendors, Ray and Annie Inder. Mr Inder […]

Prime Cattle Report: Strong demand for females

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 11/07/19 Yarding: 4283 It was a strong market at Dubbo yesterday, where yearling heifers sold to a top of 338.2c/kg. Yearlings steers sold to 331c/kg. Feeder steers sold to 345c/kg while the heifer portion sold to 299c/kg. Restockers paid up to 297c/kg and 287c/kg for steers and heifers respectively. Cows improved by […]

Merino lambs to $277.50

Dubbo agents have set, what is believed to be, a new national record price for Merino lambs at yesterday’s weekly sheep and lamb sale. This run of Merinos sold for $277.50/hd today, and is believed to be a new national record price. Local agents CPS Thomas Ballhausen and Irvine sold this run of 222 Merino lambs […]

2019 Spring Fling Charity Ball

The DSSA will be hosting a Spring Fling Charity Ball in support of local project, Macquarie Homestay. The date is set for Saturday, September 28. The event will be held at the Dubbo RSL. The Macquarie Homestay provides affordable accommodation for patients and their families, who are transported to Dubbo for medical treatment. The facility […]

Prime Cattle Report: Market still strong for cows

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 04/07/19 Yarding: 4826 The Dubbo prime cattle market continues to be strong. Most categories finished on a firm to dearer note. Restocker support was not as strong, with prices dropping slightly for restocker steers. Heifers were dearer however, lifting by as much as 15c/kg. Prime steer and heifer yearlings sold from 285c […]

Prime Sheep Report: Solid results for mixed yarding

PRIME SHEEP AND LAMB REPORT 01/07/19 Yarding: 31,896 Agents presented a mixed yarding at Monday’s regular sheep and lamb sale, with a larger percentage of light weight lambs penned compared to previous sales. There were some outstanding pens of sheep on offer and prices remained firm to dearer across the board. Light weight lambs to […]

Prime Cattle Report: Cows to 263c/kg.

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 27/06/19 Yarding: 5158 Big numbers of cows were offered at Thursday’s prime cattle sale. They were met with good competition, pushing prices up 17 to 20c/kg for the better finished pens. Plain cows sold from 123c/kg to 197c/kg while the better types made up to 263c/kg. Prices were up across the board, […]

Sheep and lamb report: Mixed results

Yarding: 32,032 Yesterday’s mutton market was described as “erratic” with mixed results across the categories. Merino and light weight sheep lifted by as much as $5 and $10/hd, respectively. The lamb market also produced mixed results. Most categories were firm to up to $5 cheaper. Lambs topped at $310/hd. Restocker lambs $4/hd dearer, selling from […]

Sheep and lamb report: $311.50 top

PRIME SHEEP AND LAMB REPORT 17/06/19 Yarding: 36,684 It had been two weeks since the previous sheep and lamb sale which resulted in boosted numbers. The quality of the yarding overall was good. There was 25,700 lambs penned. Prices were mostly cheaper to firm across the board. Lambs sold up to $311.50/hd for heavy weight […]

Prime Cattle Report: Feeder steers to 322c

Yarding: 3919 Agents yarded good numbers of cattle at yesterday’s regular prime cattle market however majority were showing the effects of the season. Few pens of finished cattle are making their way through the saleyards, finished on grain or coming off crops. Pens of cattle with good weight continue to attract strong competition. Young cattle […]

Store Cattle Report: Steers to $1010

Today’s store cattle market sold to a much dearer trend overall, with steers selling to a top of $1010 a head. All sections sold at a much dearer rate in comparison to the previous store sale a month ago, with the exception of heifer weaners which sold close to firm. Agents yarded 760 cattle, with […]

Prime Cattle Report: Numbers increase to 5363

Numbers increased at this week’s prime cattle market where 5363 head of, mostly plain quality, cattle were yarded. Cows made up a large percentage of the yarding. Young cattle to the trade were 2c to 4c cheaper with the prime steer yearlings selling from 260c to 317c while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 233c […]