Record price at Artesian bull sale

$34,000 for Medway bull


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TOP: $34,000 Medway Xcursively.

TOP: $34,000 Medway Xcursively.

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The Artesian Droughtmaster Sale topped at a record $34,000 today.

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THE Artesian Droughtmaster Bull Sale was held in Blackall on Monday, and saw a record top price of $34,000.

Medway Xcursively was sold over the phone to Rondel Droughtmasters, Anrod, Winton. 

The sale averaged $7305 and grossed $526,000, with 72 of 81 bulls sold for an 88 per cent clearance. 

Xcursively, a 24 month old bull with an EMA of 132cm sq, and a scrotal circumference of 44cm, was as impressive in the books as he was in the flesh. 

The two second top priced bulls both sold for $18,000. 

Glenlands D Valuator, 23 months old, sold to Ross Kiernan, Bygana Station, Clermont. 

D Valuator weighed 740kg with an EMA of 114cm sq, and a scrotal circumference of 42cm. 

Locarno Loctite sold soon after to Clarke and Tait, Hobartville, Alpha. 

Selling for $17,000 was another Locarno bull, Locarno Ladbroke, who sold to the Needmor family trust, Rookwood, Gogango. 

Selling agent: Landmark. 

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