Agents Boyd O'Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding, 557 head, cattle at Moreton on Tuesday.
A good run of heavier feeder steers came to hand and sold to a stronger market. Vealers and yearlings sold to a very buoyant market, with hot competition for quality steers and heifers with show potential. Cows and ox also sold very well.
Charolais cross yearling heifers account Hansen Family Trust, Gregors Creek, sold for 365c/kg weighing 265kg to return $970. DA, CJ and AM Knopke, Lowood, sold yearling heifers for 385c weighing 245kg to return $943. Limousin yearling steers account DA, CJ and AM Knopke also sold for 515c weighing 310kg to return $1596.
Droughtmaster cross yearling steers account Riverslea Brangus, Coleyville, sold for 365c weighing 275kg to return $1006. Gallani Grazing, Esk, sold Charbray cross vealer heifers for 365c weighing 270kg to return $986.
Droughtmaster cross vealer steers account S and M McLeish, Brightview, sold for 381c weighing 218kg to return $832. Light feeder Charolais cross steers account P and C Rogers, Helidon, sold for 371c weighing 428kg to return $1589.
Hansen Family Trust also sold Simmental cross heavy feeder steers for 370c weighing 453kg to return $1680. Feeder Euro cross heifers account J Drynan, Esk, sold for 345c weighing 411kg to return $1421.
Grass fed 6-tooth Murray Grey cross heifers account T and W Rogers, Helidon, sold for 309c weighing 480kg to return $1484. Six-tooth Santa Gertrudis bullocks account Dunlop Cattle Company, Proston sold for 333c weighing 700kg to return $2332.
DA, CJ and AM Knopke, Lowood, sold grain assist Limousin steers for 379c weighing 515kg to return $1952. Grain assist heifers account DA, CJ and AM Knopke also sold for 369c weighing 410kg to return $1513. Dunlop Cattle Company sold Santa Gertrudis cows for 275c weighing 646kg to return $1777.
Droughtmaster bulls account B Loveland, Toogoolawah, sold for 303c weighing 805kg to return $2440. Dunlop Cattle Company, Proston, also sold a Santa Gerturdis bull for 288c weighing 1125kg to return $3242.