8000 head sale as dry continues

The Dubbo Regional Livestock Market is hosting some of the largest cattle sales seen in the centre’s history, reaching almost 8000 head yarded at this week’s prime cattle sale. More than 60,000 head of cattle have been yarded so far in 2018- more than a third of what was recorded for the 2016-17 financial year, […]

Dry conditions continue to boost numbers at Dubbo

Producers suffering through the dry conditions are continuing to offload through the Dubbo saleyards, boosting numbers at both prime and store cattle sales. Despite the bigger numbers, good lines of well-bred cattle have been offered including lines of quality Herefords from Albert and Nevertire vendors. Greg Radford, G & J Radford, Albert (pictured with PT […]

Big cattle sales after Easter break

Dubbo saleyards will be hosting large numbers of cattle this week after a break in sales over the Easter holiday. A total of 7000 cattle were yarded at today’s fat cattle sale, and another 2200 head are expected at tomorrow’s store cattle sale. The Easter break had an effect on numbers, with no cattle sales […]

Massive 40,100 sheep pass through Dubbo saleyards

A massive 40,100 sheep and lambs have passed through the Dubbo saleyards at the weekly prime sheep and lamb sale. Prices held firm at today’s sale, even improving up to $4/head in some categories. Despite most of the yarding showing the effects of the current dry conditions, competition from processors was strong. Producers are under […]

Small yarding at store sale

Today’s store cattle sale yarded only 900 head, resulting in a quick selling day for agents. Condition and quality was lacking across much of the yarding as producers continue to offload numbers prior to Easter. Despite this, prices held firm for most categories, compared to previous sales. Steer weaners sold up to $830/head for crossbreds, […]

Dubbo’s Tom Pollard crowned NSW Young Auctioneer

Local agent Tom Pollard has taken out the state title at the Australian Livestock and Property Agents’ Young Auctioneer Competition, which was held at the Sydney Royal Easter Show today. Tom, who works for Elders, Dubbo, was crowned champion after competing against XX at the Sydney Royal Easter Show today. The 19-year-old has been working […]

Western cattle continue to boost sale numbers

Large numbers of cattle are still passing through the Dubbo saleyards with 5850 being sold today. Western producers are supplying a large percentage of the cattle for the weekly sales as the continuing dry conditions forces them to offload. Those attending the sale crossed their fingers as grey clouds hovered above, hoping for a decent […]

Big numbers pass through Dubbo

It has been a massive week at the Dubbo Regional Livestock Market with 29,290 sheep and almost 10,000 cattle passing through the facility this week. Local agents experienced the largest prime cattle sale so far this year, with 7100 head sold in Thursday’s sale. Dry seasonal conditions are prompting producers to clean out their stock, […]

Dry conditions boost cattle numbers

Numbers continue to rise at Dubbo prime cattle sales each week as dry seasonal conditions put more pressure on producers. Dubbo’s weekly cattle sale, held on Thursday March 15, saw an increase of almost 1500 head from the week before. The sale offered more than 7000 cattle, the largest yarding so far in 2018. Larger […]

Inclusions in tomorrow’s prime cattle sale

Good lines of cattle will be offered at tomorrow’s prime cattle sale, with more being added by Dubbo’s local agents. On offer in tomorrow’s sale includes: 70 Angus, Hereford and Angus/Hereford cross steers, featuring Waitara Angus, Ironbark and Raby Hereford bloodlines. They are described as exceptional quality, only being sold due to ongoing dry conditions. […]

Dubbo cattle sale trending dearer

Prices at today’s prime cattle sale continued to trend dearer, with some categories up as much as 20c/kg. Demand for heifers was evident in the yarding of 5660, with feeder heifers up by 10 to 20c/kg and grown heifers 10 to 15c/kg dearer. There was a solid increase of 5 to 12c/kg for feeder steers. […]

Early entries for next store cattle sale

Listings for the next store cattle sale, to be held on Friday March 16, have been advertised. Details of the early entries can be viewed in The Land newspaper, as well as in our Featured Listings section. Please contact the appropriate selling agent for further details of any consignments. Details of late entries for the sale will […]

Inclusions in tomorrow’s prime cattle sale

Some quality lines of cattle will be included in tomorrow’s prime cattle sale at the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets, including: 170 mixed sex weaners, 6 to 9 months of age. The weaners are in fresh condition, by Angus and Charolais bulls. This line is offered on account of the breeder, by Barlow & Peadon Schute Bell. […]

Prime cattle draw available

Nearly 6000 head drawn for this week’s prime cattle sale The draw for tomorrow’s prime cattle sale is now available. You can find it here. The DSSA would also like to remind buyers to complete buyer sheets at the conclusion of the sale, and leave these sheets at the agents’ office before leaving the facility. If […]

Scattered rain boosts Dubbo store cattle sale

Scattered rain boosts Dubbo store cattle sale March 2, 2018 Source: Mark Griggs, The Land Newspaper. What a difference some rain makes for store cattle sales and values especially for younger cattle which firmed up at Friday’s Dubbo fixture. Scattered showers throughout the north of the state plus rain in Queensland pressured prime cattle buyers […]

Big yarding for Dubbo sheep sale

Big yarding at Dubbo sheep sale March 5, 2018 More than 32,000 sheep and lambs were yarded at today’s sale, with a good selection of heavy weight lambs, light weight Merinos and White Dorpers represented. Sale prices were $2 to $12/head cheaper across most categories. Lightweight lambs (12-18kg/2 scores) sold between $68 to $115/head, while the […]