Agents Boyd O’Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 390 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. The market was firm to slightly easier for vealer and yearling heifers. Heavier feeder steers were in short supply and sold to a dearer market than last week. Quality grain assist and grain accredited trade to strong competition. Export sold firm on last week’s rates.
Euro cross vealer heifers account L and P Haynes, Linville, sold for 255.2c weighing 305kg to return $778. Angus vealer steers account DAFF, Gatton sold for 265.2c weighing 170kg to return $450. Mark Werner, Mt Byron, sold Brangus cross yearling steers for 270c weighing 335kg to return $904. Santa cross yearling heifers account R and M Ruhland, Boonah, sold for 273.2c weighing 343kg to return $937.
Shirley Banditt, Boonah, sold Droughtmaster feeder steers for 312.2c weighing 455kg to return $1420. Charolais cross feeder heifers account Peter Day, Goovigen, sold for 281.2c weighing 325kg to return $913. Bazadais cross grain accredited steers account D and M Heck, Fernvale, sold for 317.2c weighing 505kg to return $1601. Angus cross grain assist heifers account Mark Lavender, Iredale, sold for 285c weighing 395kg to return $1126.
Droughtmaster 8 tooth ox account P Mahony, Canungra, sold for 297.2c weighing 700kg to return $2080. Droughtmaster cows account Mark Werner, Mt Byron, sold for 251.2c weighing 525kg to return $1318. Euro cross cows account Maree Oliver, Toogoolawah, sold for 251.2c weighing 605kg to return $1519. Mark Werner sold Brahman bulls for 244.2c weighing 700kg to return $1709.