Agents Boyd O'Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 918 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. The market improved across the board, especially for the better quality types. A good line of feeder steers came to hand and sold well. Cows were in large supply and met strong competition. Heavy trade were in demand.
Euro cross vealer steers account M Horrocks, Mt Sylvia, sold for 223.2c/kg weighing 205kg to return $457. R Wernowski, Greenbank, sold Euro cross vealer heifers for 191.2c weighing 285kg to return $545. Charolais cross yearling steers account Hansen Family Trust, Kilcoy, sold for 239.2c weighing 322kg to return $771. Hansen Family Trust also sold Charolais cross yearling heifers for 217.2c weighing 299kg to return $650.
Graham Isbell, Ipswich, sold Charolais cross feeder steers for 284.2c weighing 443kg to return $1259. Santa cross feeder heifers account Hansen Family Trust sold for 239.2c weighing 435kg to return $1042. Grain assist Charolais steers account Symbol D Grazing, Woolmar, sold for 279.2c weighing 462kg to return $1291.
N Sippel, Ma Ma Creek, sold Limousin cross grass 0 tooth steers for 300.2c weighing 650kg to return $1951. Droughtmaster cross grass ox account R Chalk, Boonah, sold for 299.2c weighing 586kg to return $1755. R Cox & Co, Rockhampton, sold Santa cross grass heifers for 278.2c weighing 437kg to return $1216. R Cox & Co also sold Santa cross cows for 225.2c weighing 567kg to return $1279. M and L Wrigglesworth, Laidley, sold Santa cross bulls for 254.2c weighing 795kg to return $2021.