Heavy steers hit 314.2c/kg at Moreton

Heavy steers hit 314.2c/kg at Moreton

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A large number of feeder steers were yarded at Moreton on Tuesday creating strong competition for all suitable lines.

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Agents Boyd O'Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 1068 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. The market improved for all descriptions as a much better quality yarding came to hand. A large number of feeder steers were yarded creating strong competition for all suitable lines. Cows and ox sold to a dearer market as did trade. Vealers and yearling sold well.

Euro cross vealer steers account G and T Dunnett Family Trust, Maroon, sold for 239.2c/kg weighing 196kg to return $469. C Dowling, Blanchview, sold Euro cross vealer heifers for 221.2c weighing 273kg to return $604. Rosewood Cabinetmakers sold Charolais cross yearling steers for 283.2c weighing 405kg to return $1146. I and D Hannah, Thornton, sold Droughtmaster cross yearling heifers for 247.2c weighing 355kg to return $877.

Charbray cross feeder steers account K and M Wruck, Maroon, sold for 300.2c weighing 425kg to return $1278. Stokes Farms, Mt Walker, sold Charolais cross feeder heifers for 267.2c weighing 359kg to return $959. Brangus cross grain assist steers account Lakeside Farms of Atkinson's Dam sold for 314.2c weighing 638kg to return $2006.

Euro cross grass ox account W and H Scanlan, Stockyard, sold for 296.2c weighing 670kg to return $1984. A Armstrong, Hazeldean, sold Brahman cross cows for 234.2c weighing 730kg to return $1709. A and M Predo, Coominya, sold Brahman cross bulls for 274.2c weighing 905kg to return $2481.

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