Trade cattle up 6c

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 06/05/21 Yarding: 1140 Following at least 20mm of rain in most districts numbers halved. It was only a fair quality yarding a large percentage of plainer quality Bos Indicus cross cattle mixed throughout. There were odd pens of ideal feeder cattle and only limited numbers of trade cattle and cows. There was […]

Heavy lambs to $280 top

PRIME SHEEP REPORT 03/05/21 Yarding: 16,475 With the run of frosts and the continuing dry conditions numbers lifted by 3245. Once again there were some outstanding heavy weight lambs yarded along with only odd pens of neat trade lambs. There were some fair runs of Merino lambs along with some well finished exotic lambs. The […]

Weaners to 708c/kg

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 29/04/2021 Yarding: 2400 It was a fair quality yarding with a large percentage of Bos Indicus cross cattle sourced from the north and far west. There were a few lines of ideal feeder cattle along with good numbers of young cattle to suit the processors. There were good numbers of grown steers […]

Trade cattle 4c dearer

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 22/04/2021 Yarding: 2266 It was a mixed yarding with a good supply of prime cattle in all sections, along with a few consignments of plainer quality cattle originally sourced from North Queensland and the Northern Territory. There were larger numbers of weaners to suit the restockers in this sale. Not all the […]

Restocker lambs up $6

PRIME SHEEP & LAMB REPORT 19/04/21 Yarding: 15,180 It was a fair quality yarding with good numbers of heavy weight lambs along with a few pens of good trade weights. There were larger numbers of lambs lacking bloom and finish along with a couple of consignments of only fair quality Merinos. Trade lambs were $6 […]

Restocker weaners to 592c/kg

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 15/04/21 Yarding: 2010 It was a mixed yarding with some good lines of young cattle to suit the feeders and processors. There was fair numbers of well finished grown steers, heifers and weaners to suit the backgrounders and restockers. There was a fair selection of cows and there was a larger percentage […]

Rain results in small yarding

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 25/03/21 Yarding: 431 It was a mostly plain quality yarding with a large influence of Bos Indicus cattle, some in plain condition and some in forward condition. There were a few pens of good quality young cattle to suit the feeders and processors, and only a couple of pens of good quality […]

Heifers to $1730/hd

STORE CATTLE REPORT 19/03/21 Yarding: 2000 Consignments lifted for a generally good yarding of store cattle, with most buyers able to select ample numbers to suit their orders. The vealer steers and yearling heifers were well supplied with a fair penning of cow and calf units also offered. Large runs were from the far west […]

Young cattle 20c dearer in rainy market

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 18/03/21 Yarding: 1731 It was a mixed yarding with some outstanding high yielding B muscle vealers and yearlings, along with a good selection of ideal feeder cattle. There was a fair line up of grown steers, heifers and cows and there were good numbers of Bos Indicus and Bos Indicus cross yearlings […]

Ewes to $220

PRIME SHEEP REPORT 15/03/21 Yarding: 11,380 With solid falls of rain in some areas over the past few days, numbers were back by 4,300. It was a mixed yarding with the expected heavy weight lambs penned along with the odd trade weights. There was also a larger percentage of secondary lambs down from Queensland, along […]

$286 top for heavy lambs

PRIME SHEEP REPORT 01/03/2021 Yarding: 10,156 Despite the strong markets over the previous weeks lamb numbers were back by 3,200. It was a good quality yarding with good numbers of outstanding heavy weight lambs and only very odd pens of trade weights. There was a fair selection of Merino lambs along with good numbers of […]

Trade cattle 12c dearer

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 25/02/21 Yarding: 1577 It was a mixed yarding with a good selection of young cattle to suit the feeders and processors along with some good runs of grown steers and heifers. There was a fair selection of cows yarded and there was also a fair percentage of crossbred cattle lacking quality. Most […]

Trade cattle up 10c/kg

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 18/02/21 Yarding: 2818 It was a mixed yarding with a good selection of young cattle suitable for the feeders and processors along with some well finished growncsteers and heifers. Included in the yarding were large numbers of Bos Indicus cattle lacking quality and condition and there were better numbers of young weaner […]

Hoggets to $230/hd

PRIME SHEEP REPORT 15/02/21 Yarding: 10,715 It was a good quality yarding with another top display of heavy weight lambs along with a fair selection of trade weights. There were not the numbers of Merino lambs compared to previous sales. A full field of buyers were in attendance and operating in a solid market. Trade […]

Heifer vealers to 460c/kg

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 11/02/21 Yarding: 1835 There was a pretty good selection of young cattle suitable for the feeders along with a couple of large consignments of Bos Indicus heifers. There were limited numbers of ideal grown steers and heifers and only limited numbers of cows yarded. Not all the regular feeder orders were operating […]

Restocker activity strong at goat sale

GOAT SALE REPORT 09/02/21 Yarding: 513 Meat goats at today’s quarterly Dubbo goat sale were at least $5 to $10 dearer, with a little over 500 head penned. The market received strong restocker support among feedlotters and particularly graziers, who were vying for nannies. Kid goats ranged in price from $50 to $120 to average […]

Lambs to $283 in dearer market

PRIME SHEEP REPORT 08/02/21 Yarding: 12,904 It was a good quality yarding with good numbers of very well finished heavy weight lambs throughout. There was only a very limited selection of trade weight lambs and there were not the numbers of Merino lambs compared to the previous sale however White Dorpers and exotics were well […]

Vealers to 450c/kg in firm to cheaper market

PRIME CATTLE REPORT 04/02/2021 Yarding: 1895 Yearlings and grown steers and heifers made up the bulk of the yarding along with a fair selection of cows. It was a good quality yarding with good numbers of young cattle to suit the feeders and processors and the bulk of the grown cattle were in top condition. […]

Vendors must have Version 0720 NVDs

Updated versions of LPA NVDs for all species are now in effect, identified by version number 0720. Previously accepted versions of NVDs for all species: cattle (C0413), EU-cattle (E0413), sheep & lambs(S0413), goats(G0517) and bobby calves(BC0412) will no longer be accepted. From 1 January 2021, only the updated versions of all NVDs (0720) will be […]