Agents Boyd O’Brien Bartholomew yarded 716 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. Vealers and yearlings continued a downward trend with quality lines of backgrounders and feeders firm to dearer. Export remained strong on last week’s sale. A quality line of Speckle Parks both weaner steers and heifers came to hand and met a very competitive panel of buyers.
J & C McLoughlin, Rolston sold Speckle Park vealer steers for 300c/kg weighing 240kg to return $720. J & C McLoughlin also sold Speckle Park vealer heifers for 278.2c weighing 227kg to return $631. Speckle Park yearling heifers from J & C McLoughlin sold for 289.2c weighing 288kg to return $835. J & C McLoughlin also sold Speckle Park yearling steers for 256.2c weighing 267kg to return $684.
Avocavale Farming, Aratula sold Droughtmaster cross grass 2 tooth steers for 268.2c weighing 475kg to return $1273. Gutzke Rural Farming, Coulson sold Droughtmaster cross grain fed heifers for 236.2c weighing 400kg to return $944. Avocavale Farming also sold Droughtmaster cross feeder steers for 258.2c weighing 484kg to return $1249.
Pryde Pastoral, Buarraba sold Santa cross feeder heifers for 238.2c weighing 368kg to return $876. A & M Martin, Kingaroy sold Droughtmaster cross cows for 208.2c weighing 549kg to return $1143. Cribrum Pastoral Co, Purga sold Droughtmaster cows for 213.2c weighing 640kg to return $1364. Sticklen & Lau sold Charolais bulls for 239.2c weighing 775kg to return $1985.