Agents Boyd O’Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 512 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. Values eased for all descriptions with all buyers in attendance, the reasons being a combination of the high Australian dollar, dry weather and a volume of meat held in storage.
Brangus cross yearling heifers account the Dennehy family, Woolmar sold for 295.2c, weighing 348kg to return $1029. J & A Zischke, Ropeley sold Euro cross yearling heifers for 293.2c, weighing 267kg to return $782. D Harvey, Toogoolawah sold Euro cross yearling steers for 322.2c, weighing 238kg and returning $717.
H Smith, Quilpie sold Charolais cross pasture heifers for 286.2c, weighing 507kg to return $1452. I Lake, Rosewood sold Brangus cross pasture steers for 306.2c, weighing 445kg to return $1362. Euro cross feeder steers account B Varley, Marburg sold for 306.2c, weighing 435kg to return $1331. Feeder heifers account K & L Jackson, Milora sold for 287.2c, weighing 335kg to return $962.
W Van’t Wout, Ellen Grove sold Santa cross grain assist steers for 308.2c, weighing 445kg to return $1371. Limousin cross grain assist heifers account M Taege, Mt Forbes sold for 315.2c, weighing 600kg to return $1308. G Siedofsky, Gatton sold Charolais cross cows for 215c, weighing 600kg to return $1308. M Conroy, Bryden sold pens of Brahman cross cows for 223.2c, weighing 587kg to return $1310. A Charolais bull account Karreman Quarries, Cleveland sold for 254.2c, weighing 1045kg to return $2656.