There was a yarding of 831 head at Toowoomba on Monday, where the market was dearer for all descriptions.
Best bulls made 273.2c/kg ex Mt Tyson with no heavy bulls yarded. Best bullocks a/c John and Karol Wilkes 292.2c weighing 645kg to return $1884. Three pens of heavy feeder steers a/c David and Rose Aqualini topped at 295.2c returning $1585, and heavy steers a/c L & L Curtis, Ravensbourne sold to 287.2c in pen lots returning $1352.
Best cows a/c Simon McCarthy ex Nobby sold to 242.2c to return $1628. A line of 114 cows a/c CR & JM Henry, Wandoan sold to 240.2c. Boner cows increased in price to 185-200c. Quality grain fed cattle were in short supply with the best a/c Commens selling to 305.2c.
Trade weight feeders a/c Wayne & Judy Schefe, Thornville sold to 337.2c to return $930. Steers a/c Peter and Janice Cowie sold to $1154.13. Vealers to slaughter sold from 280-295.2c. Restocker calves a/c Lindsay and Sue Short, Geham sold to 370.2c to return $865. Lightweight Angus cross steers a/c Gary Matties sold for 384.2c weighing 192kg to return $739.