Agents Boyd O'Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 497 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday. The market remained firm to dearer for well-conditioned lines. Heavy trade and export are in demand and sell to a strong panel of buyers. Vealers and yearlings sold to a stronger market.
Charolais cross vealer steers account S and M Ebbern, Linville, sold for 247.2c weighing 234kg to return $578. S and M Ebbern also sold Charolais cross vealer heifers for 234.2c weighing 252kg to return $591. Droughtmaster yearling steers account Look Enterprises, Boyland, sold for 255.2c weighing 259kg to return $661. Look Enterprises also sold Droughtmaster cross yearling heifers for 233.2c weighing 259kg to return $746.
Light Angus cross feeder steers account B and A Roughan, Scrub Ck, sold for 265.0c weighing 346kg to return $918. Droughtmaster cross steers 12 months account Look Enterprises sold for 265.2c weighing 358kg to return $949.
Santa cross feeder heifers account Leikefett Holdings, Eskdale, sold for 263.2c weighing 352kg to return $927. Grain assist Charolais cross heifers account D Cahill, Beaudesert, sold for 284.2c weighing 418kg to return $1188. L and J Williams, Glamorganvale, sold Droughtmaster cross pasture heifers for 304.2c weighing 520kg to return $1581.
Charbray cross cows account S and M Ebbern, Linville, sold for 253.2c weighing 580kg to return $1468. Medium Brahman cows account Jilrift Pty Ltd, Grandchester, sold for 242.2c weighing 536kg to return $1300. Charolais cross bulls account L, P and T Haynes, Linville, sold for 300.2c weighing 745kg to return $2236.
Moreton Beef Classic Show and Sale will be held on Thursday, October 17. Judging starts at 6.30am, and the sale starts at 1pm.