Cows up to 10c dearer at prime market

Cows were the talk of yesterday’s prime market where plain conditioned females traded up to 10c/kg dearer. A large number f the 6350-head yarding were cows and calves, as growers continue destocking due to the dry season. In the breakdown: Yearling steers made 245 to 307c/kg. Heifer yearlings made 193 to 299c/kg. Feeder steers sold […]

Price, quality up at Dubbo goat sale

STRONG demand from restockers helped push prices up by as much as $15 a head at Dubbo’s quarterly goat sale on Tuesday. About 2500 head were offered at the sale, which was heavily supported by vendors east of Dubbo, from the Mudgee, Dunedoo and Coolah regions. Queensland buyers were active seeking restockers and kill goats, […]

Market trends dearer at weekly sheep sale

Prices were cheaper across all categories at yesterday’s weekly sheep and lamb sale. It was up to $18/head cheaper, with light weight mutton seeing the biggest decrease in price on average. There was a big reduction in numbers week-on-week, with 27,900 yarded – 7400 head less than the previous week. Making the top money was […]

Quality up at Dubbo store sale

It was a small yarding of only 550 at Dubbo’s store cattle sale on August 3, 2018. Quality was good, with lines of cattle from “Wyangerie”, Quambone majorly supporting the sale. Despite the better quality on offer, the market proved to be tough for selling agents. Highlight’s of the sale include a line of PTIC Charolais […]

Nominate a farmer in need

We have had a very kind donation of a number of care packages to help our farmers in need. The care packages consist of non-perishable groceries, toiletries, some pamper items and fun packs for kids. If you have a neighbour, friend or family member doing it tough, please send us a message on Facebook with […]

38,820 sheep and lambs for July 30 sale

A total of 38,820 sheep and lambs have been drawn for the weekly sale on Monday July 30. In the breakdown: Lambs: 28,600 Sheep: 10,220 Featured listings include a line of lambs offered by PT Lord Dakin and Associates, on account of the breeders. A/C Biamble Grazing 1500 White Suffolk/Merino cross lambs by Corby stud […]

New national lamb record at Dubbo

For the fourth week in a row, agents at the Dubbo saleyards have broken a lamb price record. A line of 211 second cross Poll Dorset lambs were sold for $286.20 a head – a new national lamb price record. The heavy weight lambs were sold by Ross Plasto and Aaron O’Leary, Plasto and Company, […]

Next goat sale: August 14

The date for the next Dubbo goat sale has been set. Lock in Tuesday, August 14 in your calendars. For more information, contact Joe Portelli on 0418 835 464 or the PT Lord Dakin office on 02 6882 3444. Details on any listings will be available on our website and Facebook when available.

Lamb price record up to $277 at Dubbo

The benchmark continues to be moved higher at the Dubbo saleyards where agents reset the selling centre record again today. The team at Carter Lindsay and Weber, Dubbo sold extra heavy weight, second cross lambs for $278 a head today on behalf of Robert and Jenny Attenborough, Tottenham – smashing the previous record of $270.60/hd […]

New lamb price records at Dubbo saleyards

Lamb prices have never been better at the Dubbo Regional Livestock Market where new records for sheep and lamb prices have been set. At Monday’s weekly prime lamb and sheep sale, heavy weight crossbred lambs sold for $270.60 a head while Merino lambs made $233.20. Both prices are believed to be records for the selling […]

New lamb price record for Dubbo saleyards

A line of extra heavy weight lambs set, what is believed to be a saleyard record, at Dubbo’s weekly sheep and lamb sale on Monday, selling for $253.60 a head. The price is believed to be a record for the selling centre. The national record for saleyard lamb prices was set at Wagga Wagga today, with […]

Almost 20,000 grown sheep yarded at Dubbo

The “roaring drought” and no sale next week pushed numbers of grown sheep up to almost 20,000 at today’s weekly sheep and lamb sale – something most agents haven’t seen at Dubbo. A total of 40,140 head were yarded at today’s sale. Despite the large numbers, local agent Tim Wiggins from Christie and Hood said […]

$80/hd improvement at Dubbo store cattle sale

  The first sale of winter brought a price improvement of as much as $80 a head at Friday’s Dubbo store cattle sale. Numbers were still low, with vendors choosing to sell through the prime market where there is more competition from processors. A total of 780 cattle were yarded, with weaner cattle making up […]

Market Report: Numbers to slow through winter

It took a “pretty fair lamb” to make $200 at Monday’s weekly sheep and lamb market at Dubbo, according to local agent Peter Thomas, Landmark Milling Thomas, Dubbo. In this fortnight’s market update, Mr Thomas said they were seeing “extremes” in the market. “The better end of the lambs are still coming through with condition […]

Prices up at Dubbo’s quarterly goat sale

MORE buyers and the dry season positively influenced prices at the quarterly Dubbo goat sale, where priced improved as much as $10 to $15 a head. The sale, held on Tuesday May 8, attracted an extra two buyers from Sydney as well as Victoria according to selling agent Joe Portelli, PT Lord Dakin and Associates. […]