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 […]

Sheep and lamb report: $322 top

Numbers increased considerably at yesterday’s sheep and lamb sale, mainly due to the upcoming week’s break for the long weekend. A total of 36,829 head were yarded. Lambs topped at $322 a head for two different drafts of extra heavy weights – the top money paid so far in 2019. The first were a draft […]

Prime Cattle Report: Bulls to 252c

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 30/05/19 Yarding: 4131 Yesterday’s regular cattle sale was lacking grown steers, however there were better numbers of feeders and prime young cattle. Young cattle to the trade sold to 305c/kg, finishing 8c dearer. Feeder steers and heifers sold 7 to 10c dearer, making 240 to 330c and 240 to 280c for steers […]

Sheep and lamb report: $305/hd top

It was an excellent market at yesterday’s weekly sale where some categories were as much as $40/hd dearer and reaching in excess of 1000c/kg in some places. Trade lambs were up to $35/hd dearer, making $150 to $260/hd, averaging 950c. Heavy weight lambs topped at $305/hd. Trade Merinos made $150 to $215 while heavy weights […]

Store Cattle Report 24/05/19

STORE CATTLE REPORT 24/5/19 Yarding: 710 Weaner cattle made up the bulk of the yarding at yesterday’s store cattle sale. Steer weaners sold from $115 to $570/hd while the heifer weaners sold from $100 to $490/hd. Heifer yearlings sold from $350 to $680/hd. Only two pens of cows and calves were yarded, making $650 and […]

Sheep and lamb sale report – 20/05/19

Lamb prices continue to climb at the weekly prime sheep and lamb sale at Dubbo, where 29,254 head were yarded yesterday. The return of a major supermarket buyer and a southern export processor helped push prices up as much as $13/head for lambs and $16/head in the mutton market. Trade lambs trended $6 to $10 […]

Prime Cattle Report: Cows to 233c/kg

DUBBO CATTLE REPORT 16/05/19 There was 4532 head yarded at yesterday’s prime cattle market. Feeder steers, heifers and young restocker cattle were cheaper, by as much as 30c/kg and 15c/kg respectively. Young cattle to the trade saw an improvement of up to 12c however. Prime yearling steers sold from 261 to 328c/kg. Properly finished cows […]