Droughtie cow and calf makes $5500

Sharon Howard
Updated September 22 2015 - 2:58pm, first published November 13 2014 - 4:00am
A cow and calf sold for $5500 to top the annual CQ Spring Classic Droughtmaster sale at Emerald last week. Vendor, David Purnell (on right), Calioran stud, Rockhampton is pictured with buyer, Riley McKenzie, Ramardoo Droughtmasters, Bluff and Landmark agent, Trent McKinlay.
A cow and calf sold for $5500 to top the annual CQ Spring Classic Droughtmaster sale at Emerald last week. Vendor, David Purnell (on right), Calioran stud, Rockhampton is pictured with buyer, Riley McKenzie, Ramardoo Droughtmasters, Bluff and Landmark agent, Trent McKinlay.

Summary

  • Top $5500, av $2133
  • Sold 30, 56pc clearance
  • Final clearance 64pc

FEMALES ruled the roost at the Emerald Saleyards during the CQ Spring Classic Droughtmaster sale and although demand was soft, buyers paid impressive prices for registered Droughtmasters.

Sharon Howard

Livestock writer for Queensland Country Life.

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