Gatton Star - - LIFE -

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.

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