Agents Boyd O'Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 876 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. Vealers and yearlings remained firm to slightly easier for lesser quality types. Feeders sold to a competitive panel of buyers as did grain assist and accredited trade. Export sold to slightly easier market.
Charolais cross vealer steers account FM O'Shea, Thagoona sold for 229.2c/kg weighing 365kg to return $836. Auld Family Pastoral, Ripley also sold Droughtmaster cross vealer steers for 255.2c to weigh 278.5kg and return $710. P and S O`Keefe, Ingoldsby sold Euro cross vealer heifers for 205.2c weighing 245kg returning $502.
J and BR Sutton, Fordsdale sold Charolais cross yearling steers for 220c to weigh 287.5kg and return $632. Limo cross yearling heifers account RN and B Brook, Fassifern Valley sold for 281.2c weighing 305kg to return $857. N and D O`Connor, Ashgrove sold Charolais cross light feeder steers for 250.2c weighing 351.9kg returning $880.
Charolais cross heavy feeder steers account Hansen Family Trust, Kilcoy sold for 281.2c weighing 442kg to return $1242. The Hansen Family Trust also sold Charolais cross feeder heifers for 243.2c to weigh 428.9kg and return $1043. Watts Family Trust, Ropeley sold Limousin cross grain assist heifers for 290.2c weighing 454.5kg to return $1319.
Charolais cross grain assist steers account of Sticklen and Lau sold for 295.2c weighing 625kg to return $1845. Gallanani Grazing, Esk sold Charolais cross grain accredited steers for 286.2c weighing 510kg to return $1459.
Charolais cross grass heifers sold account of Hansen Family Trust, Kilcoy for 274.2c weighing 611kg returning $1675. Charbray cross cows account Lindenberg Family Trust, Mt Byron sold for 221.2c weighing 722.5kg to return $1598. CR and SD Henderson, Laceys Creek sold a Brahman cross bull for 249.2c weighing 740kg returning $1844.