Export still firm at Moreton

Moreton sale: The June 5 Moreton market was easier for most descriptions – export cows and ox sold firm while feeders, yearlings, vealers and trade sold to an easier market.
Moreton sale: The June 5 Moreton market was easier for most descriptions – export cows and ox sold firm while feeders, yearlings, vealers and trade sold to an easier market.

Agents Boyd O’Brien Bartholomew reported a yarding of 663 head of cattle at Moreton on June 5.

As the dry weather continues and numbers flow into major centres, the market was easier for most descriptions. Export cows and ox sold firm while feeders, yearlings, vealers and trade sold to an easier market.

Charbray vealer heifers, account Shirley Family Trust of Nindooinbah, sold for 213.2c/kg, weighing 247kg, to return $526.

Shirley Family Trust also sold Charolais cross vealer steers for 237.2c/kg weighing 254kg to return $603.  

Pasture fed 0 tooth Droughtmaster heifers, account G. Boughen of Minden, sold for 268.2c/kg weighing 505kg to return $1354. G. Boughen also sold pasture fed 0/2 tooth Droughtmaster steers for 255c/kg weighing 590kg to return $1504.  

BBMD Developments sold euro x feeder heifers for 236.2c/kg weighing 392kg to return $925.  

G. Isbell sold Santa x feeder steers for 258.2c/kg, weighing 417kg to return $1076. Faith Lutheran College of Plainlands sold Charolais x grain assist steers for 258.2c/kg weighing 506kg to return $1308.

Brahman x 6 tooth heifers account Aust Cattle & Beef sold for 234.2c/kg, weighing 650kg, to return $1522. Aust Cattle & Beef also sold 4 tooth Brahman x heifers sold for 245.2c/kg, weighing 535kg, to return $1313.

R. & T. Harris sold Charolais x cows for 206.2c/kg, weighing 760kg, to return $1567. D. Hirn of Haigslea sold Bazadais bulls for 227.2c/kg, weighing 750kg, to return $1704.