Agents Boyd O’Brien Bartholomew yarded 550 head on Tuesday at Moreton. Young cattle sold to a firmer market with strong competition from restockers. Quality lines of light grain-fed cattle sold to increased values. Plain conditioned cows sold to a cheaper market whilst good cows and export cattle were in strong demand and sold to a dearer market.
Limousin cross vealer steers account J Doonan of Calvert sold for 263.2c weighing 210kg to return $552. TK Pix Family Trust, Ferny Glen, sold Charolais cross vealer bulls for 261.2c weighing 80kg to return $208. Llanarth Pastoral Co, Charters Towers, sold Brangus cross vealer heifers for 242.2c weighing 250kg to return $605. Droughtmaster cross grain assist yearling heifers account Llarnarth Pastoral sold for 269.2c weighing 293kg to return $789. John Drynan, Esk, sold Charolais cross grain accredited heifers for 293.2c weighing 558kg to return $1637.
Tinton Grazing, Esk, sold 6 tooth Droughtmaster cross heifers for 260c weighing 665kg to return $1729. Limousin cross feeder steers account Metcalf Farms, Gatton, sold for 268.2c weighing 446kg to return $1196. Santa cross cows account W Sabburg, Gatton, sold for 251.2c weighing 763kg to return $1918. L & M Pampling, Lacey’s Creek, sold Charbray bulls for 250.2c weighing 1015kg to return $2539.