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 […]

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 […]