Agents Boyd O'Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 718 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. The market improved across the board for most descriptions with lines of weaner steers creating strong competition. Quality grain assist heifers and steers sold very well as did export ox and cows. Feeder steers were slightly easier. Bulls were in demand.
Droughtmaster cross vealer steers account S Clark, Stockyard, sold for 249.2c/kg weighing 250kg to return $623. W and F Jenkins, Fairview Operations, Glamorgan Vale, sold Limousin cross vealer heifers for 191.2c weighing 270kg to return $516. Simmental cross yearling steers account T Sheppard, Brolga Enterprises, Glenden, sold for 255.2c weighing 298kg to return $761. T Sheppard, Brolga Enterprises also sold Simbrah cross yearling heifers for 207.2c weighing 291kg to return $602.
Charolais cross feeder heifers account Tymac Past Co, Strathpine, sold for 251.2c weighing 410kg to return $1029. Sunkissed Quarter Horse Stud, Warrill View, sold Euro cross feeder steers for 277.2c weighing 472kg to return $1309. Charolais cross 6 tooth grass ox account R Sivyer, Sutton Farms, Lockrose, sold for 270.2c weighing 602kg to return $1628.
Charolais cross grain assist heifers account Glenhills Pastoral Co Qld, Moore, sold for 290c weighing 381kg to return $1106. Charolais cross cows account J Price, Flagstone Creek, sold for 225.2c weighing 824kg to return $1855. Brangus bulls account B Greer, Flagstone Creek, sold for 240.2c weighing 825kg to return $1981.