Cattle averages have broken through the 800c/kg barrier.
Reducing the methane emissions produced by cattle results in increased productivity and ultimately profitability.
Early rain in the Northern Territory has buoyed the spirits of producers, who are hopeful of finally seeing an end to the driest period in decades.
Strathmore Q362 (PS) may have been tucked a third of the way through the catalogue but when two astute Santa Gertrudis breeders each had eyes on him, the resulting price went to $45,000.
Fourth generation western Queensland Santa Gertrudis breeder Ian Walker has been honoured with life membership to Santa Gertrudis Australia.
The Pearson family from Bull Creek at McKinlay showed they meant business at the 35th annual Barcoo Santa Breeders bull sale in Blackall on Tuesday.