A TWO state buyers panel was in operation at Monday’s annual 5 Star Senepol Sale, Gracemere.
Vendors, Geoff and Alison Maynard and family, 5 Star Senepol Stud, Jambin have witnessed a slight decrease in male values when compared to the previous years result but were heartened by the amount of return clientele and strong clearance level.
Top seller was the 24-month-old, 5 Star 120135 at $12,000. A son of the ever consistent, 5 Star Longfellow (Thunder US) the sale topper delivered scans of 10/7mm and an EMA of 120 and an IMF reading of 4.3.
He sold with another entry to average $10,250 to the manager of Hazeldean Riverina, Hay, News South Wales, Richard Cannon.
Richard purchased the pair for Hazeldean owners, Jim and Libby Litchfield.
Both new acquisitions will be utilised in the Senegus programme that involves some 350 females on Rosevale, Hay.
Spenser and Sophie Morgan, Myall Grove, Condamine took home the $11,500 5 Star 120115 (21-months) (AACo SE6R041) while at the same money, David Heslin, Hilton Park, Julia Creek selected the 25-month-old, Aurora WSJ (5 Star Longfellow) from the Spoor stable at Jambin.
Wayne and Judy Moxham-Price, Pinamor Agri Trust, Thangool outlaid $11,000 for a 22-month-old Longfellow son, 5 Star 120141.
Pinamor ended with a trio to average $6333.
Brett and Sharon Becker, Araluen Park, Chinchilla through AuctionPlus secured the RNA and Beef expo champion, 5 Star Mojo (Antigua Kingston) (34-months) (852kg) for $9500 in a three quarter share/full procession arrangement.
Jonaron Grazing, Canowindra, New South Wales picked up a $9000 AAC SE6R 128 ET son aged 25-months.
Shane Stafford, Stafford Stock and Property, Richmond acting for regular supporters, Alistair and Jo McClymont, Burleigh Station, Richmond, selected three to average $6833 topping at $8000.
Edward and Anna Barclay Bassett, Jenavale, Roma took with them a trio to average $6000 while Jock Warriner, Consolidated Pastoral Company signed off on eight for on average $2800 for the 608,000 hectare Marreba holding, Wrotham Park.
Also returning were Lyndon and Dereck Goddard, Eucumbene, Bollon securing six for on average $4167.
Paul and Jackie Lindenmeyer, Grasstree Pastoral Company, Yerillo, Mundubbera selected a pair to average $7500.
Topping the Grasstree haul was the $10,500 22-month-old 5 Star 12-684 (AAC SE6R 128 ET).
Lending support was Ken Braithwaite, Winchester Downs, Moranbah taking took four to average $5125.
Tolga seedstock producers, Peter and Katrina Spies, Pinnacle Pocket Senepols accounted for a pair for on average $4500 while Bill Nicholas, Toowoomba took five of the Senegus on offer for on average $2800.
The Stevenson family, Spring Creek, Springsure returned taking four to average them $4750.
Top of their selections was a 22-month Senelais. Shane Watts, Sonoma Grazing, Sonoma Station, Collinsville were the major purchaser of the day accounting for nine for a $4000 medium.