1. Where are the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets?
Located on Boothenbah Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830. Dubbo itself is located on the cross roads of three major highways, the Newell, the Golden and the Mitchell. Home to over 43,000 people Dubbo’s location and size has positioned the City to service over one third of New South Wales.
2. How many animals pass through the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets annually?
Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets is a multi-million dollar facility, renowned as one of the nation’s major regional livestock selling centres. Operating for more than 65 years, the Markets has grown to be the largest saleyards in the nation in terms of combined sheep and cattle throughput with in excess of 1.3 million sheep and 200,000 cattle sold each year.
3. How much money does the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets contribute to the Dubbo economy?
Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets according to economic modeling undertaken by the AEC Group in 2014, indicated the DRLM provide a total contribution of $75.6 million in total output and supports 320 full time equivalent positions. Some of these jobs include seven council employees, stock agents, buyers, carriers, suppliers and people feeding the livestock amongst many others.
4. What different breeds of stock are sold at the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets?
Cross Breeds - British
1st cross - Border Leicester / Merino
2nd cross - Dorset
There are many British breeds eg:
Exotics - Modulated fibre
Dairy - Friesian
Jersey - Occasionally
Aryshires - Occasionally
Guernseys - Occasionally
Beef - Bos Ind - Brahmam
British Breeds - Hereford
Angus, Red Angus
European - Simmentel
Other breeds from time to time -
For more information please download the Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets Information Flyer (PDF 7.5MB)
Last Edited: 09 Jul 2019