Agents Boyd O’Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 420 head at Moreton on Tuesday, December 5. Due to the welcomed rain numbers eased this week holding prices firm. With plenty of buyers operating and solid demand, store cattle sold to a very firm market. Vealers sold to an unchanged market while good trade cattle and export cattle eased slightly.
Rogers Egg Supplies of Toogoolawah sold Droughtmaster yearling heifers for 302.2c weighing 260kg to return $785. Droughtmaster weaner steers from M Conroy of Bryden sold for 344.2c weighing 230kg to return $791. Grain assist ox from Tinton Grazing of Esk sold for 269.2c weighing 722kg to return $1944. Sword holdings of Toogoolawah sold Charbray feeder steers for 298.2c weighing 405kg to $1207. Garry Theuerkauf of Mt Kilcoy sold Santa cross feeder heifers for 294.2c weighing 353kg to return $1040.
Elsebach Grazing of Gayndah sold Brangus cross steers for 291.2c weighing 412kg to return $1200. Euro cross steers grain assist from Tinton Grazing sold for 284.2c weighing 295kg to return $838. Gallanani Grazing sold Charolais cross heifers for 298.2c weighing 546kg to return $1629. Grain fed steer from Gallanini Grazing sold for 288.2c weighing 520kg to return $1498. Jimna Grazing sold medium grade cows for 229.2c weighing 572kg to return $1312. D&M Heck sold Charbray cows for 233.2c weighing 595kg to return $1387. Ashley Schefe of Anduramba sold bulls for 254.2c weighing 1090kg to return $2770.
- Next week is the last sale of the year for Moreton Saleyards, first sale back is January 9, 2018.