Servicing the needs of the cattle industry in
South East Queensland
ABOUT MORETON SALEYARDS
Moreton Saleyards, located at 226 Middle Road, Purga (about 5KM from Amberley RAAF base) provides the venue for our weekly prime beef cattle sales each Tuesday. Several annual specialist sales are also held throughout the year – such as our beef classic, pasture sale, bull and female sales.
We answer your frequently asked questions regarding cattle, sales and marketing reports.
Yes, NLIS tags are compulsory. The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) ensures lifetime movements of cattle, sheep, pigs, and goats can be identified and recorded within Australia.
There are specific NLIS requirements when moving different types of livestock in Queensland. All cattle, sheep, pigs and goats must be fitted with an approved NLIS device when moving between properties identified with a different PIC.
NLIS devices are permanent devices that must not be removed once fitted and will remain for the lifetime of that animal. If a device is lost, the animal must be retagged with an approved NLIS device prior to moving off the property.
For more information regarding NLIS tags go to: https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/livestock/livestock-movement/legal-requirements/nlis
Branding is compulsory for cattle and pigs when they are offered for sale in Queensland. For more information regarding the rules and regulations regarding branding your cattle go to: https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/livestock/animal-welfare/branding-livestock
The Moreton Prime Beef Sales are held weekly on each Tuesday with selling commencing at 8am. Cattle sold by weight must be in by 7pm the night before the sale and open auction cattle in by 7am day of sale. Please ensure the latest version of NVD’s are completed correctly including brands and addresses with contact details.
Cattle prices are sent via email at the completion of the sale. Agents may also phone through your prices upon request.
Payments are made to all vendors either via cheque or direct deposit. All cheque payments are mailed 13 days post sale and EFT payments are made 15 days post sale.
Buyers at the Moreton Saleyards are required to make payment for cattle purchased on the day of the sale. If you are a new buyer or need to update your details you will need fill out a buyer’s advice form which can be found in the “New Clients” tab.
Our PIC number is QCIW0163.
I have been working in the livestock industry as a licensed Livestock Agent and Auctioneer since 2012 and have since became accredited as an Auctions Plus assessor. Based at Toogoolawah in the heart of the Brisbane Valley I attend and sell at our weekly Moreton Sales. I thoroughly enjoy keeping up with the evolving market options in the beef industry and strive to provide my clients with the best marketing solutions available to maximise their returns.
Vince O’Brien is a specialised Livestock Agent and Auctioneer with a lifetime of experience within the industry. He is only too happy to help both new and established clients when it comes to marketing and selling their cattle.
I have been involved in Moreton Saleyards for 18.5 years. I am immensely proud to be a part of the Boyd O’Brien Bartholomew team, working towards achieving pleasing results for our client’s week in and week out. I currently hold a Real Estate Institute of Queensland principals’ licence. I have always had a passion for the land, cattle, and saleyards.
Dick Boyd has serviced South East Queensland with his colourful auctioneering and marketing expertise since the company’s inception and has seen it grow into a remarkably successful business.
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