Agents Boyd, O’Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 433 head of cattle at the Moreton Saleyards on Tuesday. As the dry hot weather continues the market eased for all descriptions. Quality grain assisted trade sold well as did the better end of the feeder cattle. Export were slightly cheaper then last weeks strong rates.
R & M Ruhland, Boonah sold Santa cross vealer heifers for 247.2c/kg weighing 305kg to return $754. Charolais cross vealer steers account I Sirett, Jimboomba sold for 242.2c weighing 158.3kg returning $383. R & M Ruhland, Boonah also sold Santa cross yearling steers for 279.2c weighing 390kg returning $1089. R Bird, Tennyson sold Charbray cross yearling heifers for 258.2c weighing 310kg to return $800.
Charbray feeder heifers account D & O Sinclair, Tallegalla sold for 269.2c weighing 330kg returning $888. Grain assist Charbray cross steers account Shane Murphy, Toogoolawah sold for 283.2c weighing 420kg to return $1190. M Lavender, Iredale sold Angus cross grain assist heifers for 288.2c weighing 383.3kg to return $1104. Light Droughtmaster cross feeder steers account M & D Schwenke, Kingaroy sold for 285.2c to weigh 377.7kg and return $1077. R Zahnow, Walloon sold heavy Charolais cross feeder steers for 291.2c weighing 551.7kg returning $1606.
G & K Richards, Palen Creek sold Simbrah cross pasture 0 and 2 tooth heifers for 276.2c weighing 499kg to return $1378. MF Maynard, Mt French sold Droughtmaster cross pasture 8 tooth ox for 285.2c to weigh 570kg and return $1625. Euro cross cows account G & V Brewster, Glamorgan vale sold for 240c to weigh 620kg and return $1488. B & A McLoughlin, Derrymore sold a Limo cross bull for 260c weighing 850kg to return $2210.