Agents Boyd O'Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 837 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. The market eased for most descriptions with feeder steers and export least affected. A top-quality line up of weaner steers came to hand and sold well. Heavy trade cattle were in demand.
Charbray cross vealer steers account Cair Conditioning, Mt Sylvia sold for 221.2c/kg weighing 300kg to return $663. W and B Jackwitz, Boonah sold Angus cross vealer heifers for 209.2c weighing 242kg to return $507. G, L and J Christensen, Kilcoy sold Hereford cross yearling steers for 229.2c weighing 283kg to return $648.
G and N Stark, Anduramba sold Droughtmaster cross yearling heifers for 229.2c weighing 415kg to return $951. Charolais cross feeder steers account S Elliot-Wears, Toogoolawah sold for 287.2c weighing 424kg to return $1219. W Davis, Linville sold Charolais cross feeder heifers for 231.2c weighing 388kg to return $897. P Day, Goovigen sold Charolais cross grain assist steers for 263.2c weighing 371kg to return $978.
Charolais cross grass trade steers account D and M Bruce, Murphy's Creek sold for 299.2c weighing 460kg to return $1376. Droughtmaster cross grass ox account R Coote, Draper sold for 297.2c weighing 617kg to return $1833. R and T Tinney, Lower Cressbrook sold Droughtmaster cross cows for 224.2c weighing 585kg to return $1311. Perrett Traders, Jimna sold Greyman bulls for 232.2c weighing 765kg to return $1776.