Agents Boyd O'Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 618 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. The market improved across the board for most descriptions with quality lines of feeder steers and backgrounding steers and heifers selling to a strong panel of buyers. Export sold very well with vealers and yearlings also dearer. Trade cattle were in demand.
Euro cross vealer steers account E Walk, Ingoldsby, sold for 233.2c/kg weighing 225kg to return $524. Droughtmaster cross vealer heifers account D Ryan, Junction View, sold for 231.2c weighing 300kg to return $693. D Fogg, Boonah, sold Euro cross yearling steers for 242.2c weighing 310kg to return $750. J Price, Flagstone Creek, sold Droughtmaster cross yearling heifers for 233.2c weighing 365kg to return $851. Witheron Pastoral, Boonah, sold Santa/Hereford cross feeder steers for 307.2c weighing 453kg to return $1392.
Droughtmaster cross feeder heifers account J Price sold for 233.2c weighing 365kg to return $851. D Zurvas, Mt Alford, sold grain assist steers for 298.2c weighing 595kg to return $1774. Santa/Hereford cross grass ox account Witheron Pastoral sold for 305.2c weighing 507kg to return $1547. J Price sold Charolais cross cows for 227.2c weighing 970kg to return $2203. Bazadais bulls account M Conroy, Bryden sold for 248.2c weighing 695 kg to return $1725.