Agents Boyd O’Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 416 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. The market opened dearer for quality vealers and yearlings. Pens of weaner steers and heifers returning to the paddock sold to strong competition. Feeder steers and heifers sold well. Good trade were in demand. The cow market was solid on last year’s rates.
Droughtmaster cross vealer steers account R Dale, Rosewood, sold for 287.2c weighing 195kg to return $561. Charolais cross vealer heifers account J & E O’Keefe, Ingoldsby, sold for 251.2c weighing 290kg to return $728. C Redgwell, Tarampa, sold Droughtmaster cross feeder heifers sold for 260.0c weighing 360kg to return $936.
B & N Schimke, Laidley, sold Droughtmaster cross feeder steers for 309.2c weighing 450kg to return $1391. Charbray cross grain accredited heifers account Glenhills Pastoral, Moore, sold for 310.2c weighing 450kg to return $1395. B & G Bidgood, Blackbutt, sold Bazadais cross grain accredited heifers for 310.2c weighing 475kg to return $1473.
G Robinson, Gatton, sold Charbray cross light two tooth grass ox for 295.2c weighing 469kg to return $1384. ATG Pastoral, Mt Mee, sold Droughtmaster cross six tooth heifers for 279.2c weighing 535kg to return $1493.
E Duncombe, Cooeeimbardi, sold Charbray cross cows for 244.2c weighing 511kg to return $1248. Charbray cross cows account M Conroy, Bryden, sold for 242.0c weighing 618kg to return $1496. G Robinson sold Droughtmaster bulls for 245.2c weighing 860kg to return $2108.