Agents Boyd, O’Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 537 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. As the cold and dry weather continues the market has eased for vealer heifers. Quality weaner steers sold to a competitive panel of buyers. Feeder steers were cheaper with the heavier end still selling quite well. The export market was easier on last week’s market.
Santa vealer steers account Tim Ryan, Ripley sold for 260.2c weighing 218kg to return $568. I & H Lake, Rosewood sold Charolais cross vealer heifers for 205c weighing 218kg to return $447. P & M Williams, Toogoolawah sold Droughtmaster vealer heifers for 205c weighing 215kg to return $440kg. Watts Family Trust, Ropeley sold for 224.2c weighing 196kg to return $440. Droughtmaster cross grain assist steers account N Schultz, Blenheim sold for 259.2c weighing 402kg to return $1043.
Angus cross feeder steers account Golden Pastoral, Mt Cotton sold for 279.2c weighing 467kg to return $1304. B Sheehy, Lanefield sold Droughtmaster cross feeder steers for 274.2c weighing 378kg to return $1038. Charolais cross feeder steers account C & K Lawson, Running Ck sold for 268.2c weighing 398kg to return $1068. Charbray cross feeder heifers account Punchagin Pty Ltd, Frenchs Ck sold for 243.2c weighing 360kg to return $875.
R Bassett, Lanefield sold Limousin cross pasture steers for 281.2c weighing 547kg to return $1539. M Humphreys, Ashwell sold Droughtmaster cross pasture steers for 268.2c weighing 481kg to return $1291. B, D & D Shirley, Beaudesert sold Brahman cross 4 tooth pasture heifer for 252.2c weighing 466kg to return $1176. R Bassett, Lanefield sold Santa cross 6/8 tooth pasture ox for 269.2c weighing 660kg to return $1776.
Bonsmara cows account Saddleback MT Pastoral Co, Canungra sold for 215.2c weighing 573kg to return $1234. M Horrocks, Mt Sylvia sold Charbray cross cows for 214.2c weighing 600kg to return $1285. Charolais cross bulls account Lindenberg Farm, Mt Byron sold for 228.2c weighing 1000kg to return $2282.