GLENCORE Grain has shipped SA lentils to Turkey for the first time.
It was an extremely wet day out at the Jamestown sheep market on Thursday last week, with about fifty millimetres of rain falling in 24 hours. But, the heavy rain did not dampen buyers enthusiasm, with all types trending firm to dearer.
Sprys Shorthorn and Angus sale reached a top of $23,000 for a Shorthorn bull to a commercial producer, Angus bulls averaged $11,583 while Shorthorn bulls averaged $10,600.
In a total clearance last week, Coolana stud principals Mark, Anna and Max Gubbins sold 130 Angus bulls to $17,000 and averaged $7588 – both new record highs for the stud.
TWO SA Poll Hereford studs Kerlson Pines and Oak Downs have joined forces to buy the $36,000 sale topper at Mawarra Genetics’ successful 44th annual sale at Longford, Vic last week.
THE Gubbins family kicked-off their four-day dispersal last week with a solid sale result for their XSimm Black Simmental stud.