There were 434 cattle yarded at Moreton on Tuesday. The market was dearer for all descriptions, with quality weaner steers selling to a very competitive panel of buyers. Vealer heifers sold well and trade cattle were in demand. All export sold to a dearer market.
W & R Sanders, Holmview sold Droughtmaster vealer heifers for 227.2c weighing 142.5kg to return $323. Euro cross vealer steers account T Ryan, Goodna sold 261.2c weighing 226.3kg returning $590. J,S & S Schultz, Blenhiem sold Charolais cross yearling steers for 292.2c weighing 345kg to return $1008. Grain assist Limousin cross heifers account D,C & A Knopke, Lowood sold for 294.2c weighing 400kg to return $1176. C & A Arnold, Blenchview sold Euro cross feeder heifers 258.2c weighing 367.5kg to return $948.
Limousin cross feeder steers account Steinhardt Pastoral Co, Marburg sold for 282.2c weighing 420kg to return $1185. J & D Gurney, Obum Obum sold Droughtmaster cross feeder steers for 274.2c weighing 430kg to return $1179. G Martin, Toowoomba sold Charolais cross feeder steers for 271.2c weighing 415kg returning $1125. M,B,T & F Sippel, Morton Vale sold Charolais cross grass ox for 278.2c weighing 622kg to return $1731. Tab Van Vu, Ellengrove sold Santa cross 0 tooth grass steers for 290.2c weighing 540kg to return $1567.
Santa cross 0 tooth grass heifers account D Laing, Boonah sold for 266.2c weighing 415kg to return $1104. K & L Jackson, Milora sold Charolais cross 6 tooth grass heifers for 248.2c weighing 690kg to return $1712. M B T & F Sippel, Moreton Vale sold Santa cross cows for 232.2c weighing 875kg returning $2031. Charolais bull, account M Conroy, Bryden sold for 242.2c weighing 860kg to return $2082.