Wagyu bull makes $88,000

Wagyu bulls selling strong online

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A 13 months old fullblood Wagyu bull sold for $88,000 during the September Premium Wagyu sale on AuctionsPlus.

A 13 months old fullblood Wagyu bull, with Breedplan figures in the top one per cent of the breed for Terminal Carcase Index, Marble Score and Marble Fineness, sold for $88,000 during the September Premium Wagyu sale on AuctionsPlus.

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Macquarie M0480 was offered by Macquarie Wagyu from Leyburn in Queenland and purchased by a Sydney-based newcomer to the Wagyu breed. Semen will be collected.

A picture of the Mayura Fullblood Wagyu bull that sold for $105,000 in May this year.

A picture of the Mayura Fullblood Wagyu bull that sold for $105,000 in May this year.

M0480 is by a leading TCI sire Macquarie Y408 and from a Sumo dam.

At the same online simultaneous sale 19 Fullblood females sold from $3100 to $5600 and averaged $4032.

Last month a Darley Purebred Wagyu bull sold on AuctionsPlus for $65,000 and in May a Mayura Fullblood Wagyu bull sold for $105,000, the auction record for a Wagyu bull in Australia, at the Elite Wagyu sale at the annual Wagyu conference. 

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