Agents Boyd O'Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 967 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. The market for plainer conditioned yearlings eased as did feeder steers and heifers. Grain trade sold to a firm market as did export ox and cows. Bulls sold very well.
Charolais cross vealer steers account L and B Ehrich, Kalbar, sold for 217.2c weighing 279kg to return $605. Gilla Partnership, Blackbutt, sold Charolais cross vealer heifers for 257.2c weighing 295kg to return $758.
J Doonan, Calvert, sold Limousin yearling steers for 260.2c weighing 302kg to return $787. Symbol D Grazing, Woolmar, sold Charolais cross yearling heifers for 259.2c weighing 354kg to return $918.
Woodford Slashing sold Charolais feeder steers for 255.2c weighing 407kg to return $1039. Palen Ck Correctional Ctr, Rathdowney, sold Charolais cross feeder heifers for 239.2c weighing 301kg to return $721. Brahman cross grain accredited heifers account Elsebach Grazing, Gayndah, sold for 280.2c weighing 425kg to return $1193.
N Sippel, Ma Ma Ck, sold Droughtmaster grass ox for 315.2c weighing 645kg to return $2033. Red Angus cross cows account N Sippel sold for 239.2c weighing 807kg to return $1931.
Droughtmaster cows account R and E Nicholls, Commissioner Flats, sold for 238.2c weighing 604kg to return $1439. Simmental cross bulls account Laycock and Brassington, Esk, sold for 295.2c weighing 710kg to return $2095. Karreman Quarries, Toogoolawah, sold for 299.2c weighing 710kg to return $2124.
The Moreton Beef Classic show and sale will be held next Thursday, September 17. Judging from 6.30am and the sale starts at 1pm.