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 […]

Prime Sheep and Lamb report 13/05/19

There was a smaller percentage of light weight pens at yesterday’s weekly sheep and lamb sale. Numbers were up by almost 6000 head compared to last week, with 26,422 head yarded. A good selection of heavy weight lambs were on offer, along with some good runs of Merino lambs. Light weight lambs to the processors […]

Prime Cattle Report 09/05/19

Yesterday’s prime cattle sale had 5375 head yarded, up more than 1500 head on last week’s sale. Most categories sold to a cheaper trend, decreasing as much as 25c/kg for some. Young cattle to the trade sold from 280 to 300c/kg for yearling steers while yearling heifers sold from 230 to 286c/kg. Feeder steers were […]

Big bucks at Dubbo goat sale

Low numbers had buyers digging deep into their pockets at today’s quarterly Dubbo goat sale where prices reached a high of $500 for a single Boer buck. Prices were up more than $50 a head across the yarding, with strong support from restockers from across the Central West. Numbers more than halved compared to the […]

Save the date: DSSA Spring Fling Ball

The DSSA is planning a fantastic night out! There is a Spring Fling Ball planned for September 7 to raise money for the local Macquarie Homestay project (Stage Two), which provides accommodation for hospital patients and their families. Stay tuned for further details as the event comes together over the next few months. If you […]

Store weaners to $1010

The rain event had an effect on numbers at last week’s store cattle sale where 434 head were yarded. The yarding was dominated by weaner cattle, with few pens of yearlings or cows. Steers sold to excellent competition, with weaners topping at $820 and yearlings peaking at $1010 for a pen of Angus steers. Heifers […]

Date set for next goat sale

The next quarterly goat sale at Dubbo Regional Livestock Market has been set. The sale is scheduled for Tuesday May 7, 2019, starting at 11am. Should you wish to be involved in this sale as a buyer or vendor, please contact your preferred agent via our Contact Agents section. Please note: As per ALPA update […]

$277 top at weekly lamb sale

A great result for local agency Plasto and Company in yesterday’s regular sheep and lamb sale, who sold a run of 80 lambs for $277/hd on behalf of Adam and Natasha Whillock, “Haddington”, Wellington. The second cut (200 head) sold for $234/hd. Prices were up across the yarding of 21,900 head, with some categories as […]

Easter 2019 Sale Dates

The Easter Public Holidays are closing in fast! Regular prime cattle markets will not be held on Thursday April 18 or April 25 (ANZAC Day). Regular prime sheep and lamb market will not be held on April 22. No store cattle sales will be held between April 18 to April 25.   Like and follow […]

Bigger yarding at last week’s store cattle sale

Last Friday’s store cattle sale featured approximately 1400 head of cattle – the biggest store cattle yarding for some months. Selling was tough due to seasonal conditions and prices were cheaper across all sections, however both buyers and vendors walked away happy according to selling agent Mark Garland, PT Lord Dakin and Associates, Dubbo. “It […]

Charity auction to help NQ farmers

A charity auction is being held as part of next week’s prime cattle market to raise money to benefit the North Queensland cattle farmers who have been devastated by the recent natural disaster. The charity auction will be held in conjunction with the regular prime cattle market on Thursday March 14, starting at 8am. If […]

Mandatory induction for saleyard visitors

From March 1, 2019, all regular visitors to the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets will be required to complete an induction. The selling centre is a Dubbo Regional Council-owned facility. This induction satisfies Council’s legal requirements under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011. Information, instructions and training provided through the induction ensures all users have […]

Over 2000 goats yarded at quartely sale

More than 2300 goats were yarded at yesterday’s quarterly goat sale, where prices reached up to $290/head. The sale was supported by a large percentage of vendors from east of Dubbo, particularly around the Mudgee region. Selling agent Joe Portelli, PT Lord Dakin and Associates, Dubbo said there were not many consignments from the western […]

Store cows and calves sell to $1300

Today’s store cattle sale offered a good quality yarding of almost 500 head. Prices were dearer across the board, a result of a lift in quality. Regular buyers were in attendance as well as a number of active buyers from the Orange and Bathurst districts, which have received good falls of rain recently. Steer weaners […]

Small yarding at Dubbo’s store cattle sale

The Dubbo store cattle sale on Friday January 18 featured a small yarding of approximately 160 head. The yarding was made up of mainly weaner cattle. Steers topped at $455 a head for a line of 33 Angus/Murray Grey-cross calves. A single line of Brahman-cross cows sold for $440/head. The tops of the heifers were […]