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.
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.
A smaller crowd and lack of interstate buyers resulted in a slightly softer sheep market at Jamestown on Thursday last week.
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.
COMMERCIAL breeders and stud buyers from SA, Qld, NSW and Vic were in attendance at Gary and Joy Allen’s Tugulawa Simmental bull sale, pushing averages up nearly $1000 on the 2016 sale.
FOR the second consecutive year, Lake Ellen Pastoral, Tintinara, bought the Butcher’s Pick at the Stoney Point sale – a bull selected by stud director Perry Gunner’s son Richard.
STERITA Park Angus stud’s 10th annual on-property bull sale on Monday at Lucindale smashed all its previous ones.
STONEY Point Performance Angus stud’s ninth annual bull sale on Monday experienced one of SA Angus Week’s biggest lifts in average.
DAVELLE South Devons, Jamestown, enjoyed a successful AuctionsPlus opportunity sale, achieving a rise in bull sales and a total clearance of females for the second consecutive year.