AGENTS Boyd O’brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 857 head of cattle at Moreton on Tuesday last week.
The market was firm to slightly easier for vealers and yearlings.
Feeders were cheaper, good trade remained firm. Cows and bullocks sold to an easier market.
As the dry weather continues, numbers are
increasing and starting to affect market demand.
Droughtmaster cross vealer steers account Auld Family Pastoral of Ripley sold for 254.2 c/kg weighing 340kg to return $833.
D, N & L Sippel of Gatton sold droughtmaster cross vealer heifers for 244.2 c/kg weighing 302kg to return $738. Charolais cross yearling steers account G & P Scholl of Grantham sold for 275.2 c/kg weighing 375kg to return $1032.
J & L Kirchner of Harrisville sold santa cross yearling heifers for 270.2 c/kg weighing 357kg to return $965.
Santa cross feeder steers account Estate of D Vietheer sold for 288.2 c/kg weighing 455kg to return $1311. Droughtmaster cross feeder heifers account J & B Sutton of Fordsdale sold for 265.0 c/kg weighing 375kg to return $993.
R & D Brooking of Mt Whitestone sold charolais
cross grain assist steers for 308.2 c/kg weighing 502kg to return $1548.
Lyne Brothers of Mortonvale sold santa grass ox for 279.2 c/kg weighing 555kg to return $1549. Santa cows account Lyne Brothers sold for 231.2 c/kg weighing 730kg to return $1687.
D Dowrick of Caffey sold limousin bulls for 234.2 c/kg weighing 835kg to return $1955.