Agents Boyd O’Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 713 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday, where the market for vealers and yearlings was slightly easier. Trade cattle sold to a dearer market, as did quality lines of feeders. Cows and ox sold well.
Droughtmaster cross vealer steers account L Smith, Mt Sylvia ,sold for 215.2c weighing 236kg to return $509. G & S Toft, Marburg, sold Angus cross vealer heifers for 201.2c weighing 230kg to return $462. Santa cross yearling steers account M Baker, Eidsvold sold for 240c weighing 276kg to return $662. D, L & N Sippel, Gatton, sold Droughtmaster cross yearling heifers for 244.2c weighing 305kg to return $744.
Brangus feeder steers account Gold Coast Pastoral, Currumbin, sold for 287.2c weighing 492kg to return $1413. Charolais cross feeder heifers account Rosewood Cabinetmakers, Upper Tenthill, sold for 259.2c weighing 460kg to return $1192. R & G Willson, Lilydale, sold Charolais cross feeder heifers for 259.2c weighing 357kg to return $926.
Droughtmaster cross grain assist heifers account Gold Coast Pastoral sold for 286.2c weighing 473kg to return $1355. I Thornton, Kilcoy, sold Brangus cross grass ox for 279.2c weighing 470kg to return $1312. Santa cross cows account Gold Coast Pastoral sold for 230.2c weighing 610 kg to return $1404. M Baker sold Droughtmaster cross cows for 233.2c weighing 603 kg to return $1407. B & M Scheiwe, Marburg, sold Charolais bulls for 231.2c weighing 975 kg to return $2254.