Agents Boyd O'Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 687 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. The market improved across the board for all descriptions. Feeder steers and heifers sold to an enthusiastic panel of buyers. Quality yearlings and trade were in demand. Export cows and ox sold well as did store cows creating strong competitions.
Droughtmaster vealer steers account N and K Carpenter, Flagstone Creek, sold for 257.2c weighing 279kg to return $718. Croftby Downs Farming, Boonah, sold Euro cross vealer heifers for 199.2c weighing 254kg to return $505. T Yore, Tamborine, sold Charolais cross yearling steers for 257.2c weighing 332kg to return $854.
Croftby Downs Farming sold Charolais cross yearling heifers for 242.2c weighing 335kg to return $811. T McAllister sold Droughtmaster cross feeder steers for 287.2c weighing 487kg to return $1400. R and J Freeman, Tallegalla, sold Charolais cross feeder heifers for 255.0c weighing 376kg to return $960. Charolais cross grain assist steers account R and J Freeman sold for 300c weighing 471kg to return $1413.
Santa cross grass ox account W Sabburg, Gatton, sold for 305.2c weighing 603kg to return $1842. Limousin cross cows account V and T McLeod of Postman's Ridge sold for 231.2c weighing 655kg to return $1514. Woodbank Partnership, Harlin, sold Friesian dairy cull cows for 204.2c weighing 763kg to return $1559. E McAllister, Toogoolawah, sold Brangus bulls for 262.2c weighing 735 kg to return $1927.