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 […]

Prime Cattle Sale 03/01/2019- CANCELLED

Due to vendor cancellations, the prime cattle sale for Thursday January 3, 2019 has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. The prime cattle sale for Thursday January 10, 2019 will go ahead as normal, starting at 8am. Should you wish to buy or sell in this sale, please contact your preferred agent.  

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! We wish you a happy and prosperous 2019. Sales resume this Thursday with the first prime cattle sale of the year. Let’s take a look back at some of the highlights for 2018. More than 220,000 head of cattle were sold at this year’s prime and store cattle sales. The largest cattle […]

Vale: John Shadwell

We regret to inform our followers of the passing of a highly regarded member of the saleyards community, Mr John Shadwell, who passed away on Sunday. He was a highly regarded member of the agency fraternity and well known stalwart of the livestock industry who spent many years associated with the Dubbo Saleyards and mentoring […]

Year ends on a dearer note for Dubbo cattle

Dubbo cattle sales have wrapped up for 2018, finishing on a mostly dearer note for most categories in both prime and store sales this week. Thursday’s prime cattle offered 2100 head while Friday’s store sale featured only 260 head- both sales down in numbers by more than 1500. Despite lower numbers, both markets experienced dearer […]

Last sale dates for 2018

There is not long to go until the end of 2018. Our hard working agents will have a much-needed break over the Christmas and New Year period so sales at Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets will wrap up in mid-December. Final sale dates for 2018 are as follows. Last prime cattle sale: Thursday, December 13, 2018 […]

Quarterly goat sale tops at $340

Dubbo’s quarterly goat sale has reached new heights for this year, hitting $310/head for a line of Boer nannies and $340 for Boer bucks at yesterday’s sale. The pen of 10 nannies was offered by a Condobolin vendor and purchased by Sydney buyer Keshia George, Picton. The nannies were approximately three to four-years-old. Despite a […]

Condo cows and calves make $1520

Numbers were up in both price and head yarded at last week’s Dubbo store cattle sale, with the forecast of a wet week on the horizon also boosting buyer confidence. A total of 1890 cattle were offered- well above yarding numbers of previous store sales over the last couple of months. Good numbers of cows […]

Mixed yarding up to $50 dearer

The last Dubbo store cattle sale, held on October 19, saw prices improve by as much as $50 a head across the yarding of 650. Dubbo’s Ray White Rural agent, David Armitage, said the sale result was an improvement on recent months, but given the rainfall that had been received in the district, no one was out […]

Prices up 20c after more rain

Substantial rainfall around the region increased buyer confidence and reduced numbers at today’s prime cattle sale where prices were as much as 20 cents a kilogram dearer compared to last week’s sale. Today’s sale offered just 1375 head, down almost 800 on last week’s sale. Highlights include young cattle to trade making up to 308c/kg, […]

Save the date: Goat Sale

SAVE THE DATE The next Dubbo goat sale has been scheduled for Tuesday November 13, 2018. If you are interested in buying or selling at this sale, please contact your preferred agent. Contact details can be found on our Contact Agents page. Stay up to date withe details of listings and expected numbers on our […]

Cows trending dearer at prime sale

The effects of drought continue to show at Dubbo’s prime cattle sale where 3850 head were yarded today. There was a fair selection of cows, trade and feeder cattle on offer, though grown steers were low in numbers. Prices were up to 35c/kg cheaper across some categories, however not all regular buyers were in attendance. […]

New video interview available

This week I caught up with Dubbo saleyard stalwart, Mr Peter Milling. A noteworthy fact: Mr Milling was at the very first sale at the Dubbo saleyard facility in June 1950. He has been heavily involved in the facility and its development ever since. He gave us his thoughts on current markets and the growth […]

Dubbo claims national lamb price record

Agents at the Dubbo saleyards have set a new national record lamb price at today’s sheep and lamb sale where a pen of extra heavy weight lambs have made $344 a head. The pen of 64 second-cross lambs were sold by the team at Christie and Hood, Dubbo on account of the Shanks family, Shanks […]

Lamb price record jumps to $310

The lamb price record for the Dubbo saleyard has been broken for the sixth time in nine weeks. A single bid knocked down a pen of second-cross Dorset lambs for $310/head at yesterday’s weekly sheep and lamb sale. The lambs were sold by the team at Christie and Hood, Dubbo, on account of Brad and […]

Quality line on offer in Romani herd dispersal

A quality line of Charolais and Charolais/Red Angus-cross females will be offered at this Friday’s store cattle sale at Dubbo saleyards. The draft will be offered by PT Lord Dakin and Associates, on behalf of Romani Partnership, “Romani”, Bourke. They are offered as a result of the dry conditions. A/c Romani P/Ship – “Romani” Bourke. […]

Dubbo lambs crack $300

A cracking pen of second-cross lambs has cracked $300 at today’s sheep and lamb sale, setting a new record price for the Dubbo saleyards. The pen of 81 second-cross Poll Dorset lambs were estimated to weigh 65 kilograms. They were sold by Landmark Milling Thomas, on behalf of Daryl Dixon and family, Ashbank Poll Dorset […]