Agents Boyd O’Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 987 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. The market was cheaper for all descriptions as the dry weather continues to drag large numbers into the yards. Large numbers of yearlings and vealers came to hand and sold to reduced rates. Feeder steers were also easier as were all export.
Limousin cross vealer bulls account J and R Rudduck, Derrymore, sold for 233.2c weighing 165kg to return $384. J and A Zischke, Ropeley, sold Euro cross vealer heifers for 120c weighing 240kg to return $288. Brahman cross vealer heifers account D Bader, Milbong, sold for 120c weighing 200kg to return $240. W and D Stevenson, Blackbutt, sold Limousin cross yearling steers for 248c weighing 275kg to return $682. R H Cowan, Charlwood, sold Charolais cross heavy feeder steers for 255.2c weighing 436kg to return $1113.
W and D Stevenson, Blackbutt, sold Limousin cross feeder heifers for 202.2c weighing 373kg to return $754. Grain assist 4-6 tooth Brangus steers account Lakeside Farms, Atkinson Dam, sold for 265.2c weighing 691kg to return $1834. Charbray grass ox account R and D Hession, Kilcoy, sold for 259.2c weighing 620kg to return $1607. Droughtmaster cross cows account D and K Perry Partners, Longreach, sold for 187.2c weighing 592kg to return $1109. N and D O`Connor, Toogoolawah, sold Charbray bulls for 220.2c weighing 780kg to return $1717.