A UNITED States’ Angus bull has sold for a world record $US1.51 million or Australia $2,129,990.90 on Saturday.
SAV America 8018 was sold for an 80 per cent semen share to Herbster Angus Farms after he was offered by Kelly and Martie Jo Schaff during their Schaff Angus Valley bull sale.
The 12-month-old sire was by SAV President 6847 and out of SAV Madame Pride 0075 and was described by the auctioneer before the sale as “good a bull as we have ever had walk into this ring”.
Overall, 414 bulls were sold to average $US15,726 while 201 females sold to a top of $US65,000 and an average of $US10,017.
The Schaff family are well-known throughout the world for achieving record prices for their Angus genetics.
In 2018 they set a new world record Angus breed price when their sale record of $US800,000 at Saint Anthony, North Dakota on February 10.