AGENTS Boyd O’brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 637 head of cattle on Tuesday.
The market for all descriptions was firm to slightly easier for the lesser-quality types.
An outstanding line-up of the heavier feeder steers came to hand and sold to a very competitive panel of buyers.
Export sold well with the better end of the cows in very strong demand.
J. and R. Shallcross, Woolmar, sold euro-cross vealer steers for 268.2c/kg, weighing 263.8kg and returning $707.
Greyman-cross vealer heifers from Tinton Grazing, Esk, sold for 236.2c/kg, weighing 295kg to return $697.
R. and B. Brook, Fassifern Valley, sold charolais-cross yearling heifers for 320c/kg, weighing 315kg to return $1008.
Charolais-cross light feeder steers from B. and D. Hermann, Kholo, sold for 302.2c/kg, weighing 425kg and returning $1284.
C. Zischke, Gatton, sold charbray-cross light feeder heifers for 262.2c/kg, weighing 350kg and returning $918.
Heavy santa feeder steers from RB Investments, Boonah, sold for 320.2c/kg, weighing 502.2kg to return $1608, and 319.2c/kg, weighing 515.7kg to return $1646.
Charolais-cross zero- to two-tooth ox from Valley Pride Produce, Boonah, sold for 312.2c/kg, weighing 500kg to return $1561.
RB Investments also sold zero- to two-tooth ox for 308.2c/kg, weighing 558.6kg and returning $1722.
Tinton Grazing, Esk, sold eight-tooth ox for 287.c/kg, weighing 690kg to return $1982.
Merillyn Stenzel, Boonah, sold angus-cross four-tooth heifers for 264.2c/kg, weighing 430kg and returning $1136.
Grieve Bros, Colinton, sold brahman-cross cows for 250.2c/kg, weighing 550kg to return $1376.
Valley Pride Produce, Boonah, also sold a charolais bull for 250.2c/kg, weighing 975kg to return a total of $2439.