Bettafield Charolais bull tops $11,000

Bettafield Charolais sale tops $15,000


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The Bettafield Charolais and Charbray 13th Annual bull sale was held at the Emerald Ag Grow bull selling complex.

The Bettafield Charolais and Charbray 13th annual bull sale was held at the Emerald Ag Grow bull selling complex and vendor Steve Kajewski said the dry season has slowed the selling season for the Bettafield sale.

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Greg Hardgrave, Maguires Real Estate and Livestock Emerald and Steve Kajewski, Bettafield Charolais and Charbrays with the $11,000 Bettafield Lenox.

Greg Hardgrave, Maguires Real Estate and Livestock Emerald and Steve Kajewski, Bettafield Charolais and Charbrays with the $11,000 Bettafield Lenox.

A total of 30 Charolais bulls sold for an average of $7100 with a clearance of 81 per cent and 23 Charbray bulls sold for an average of $5600 with a clearance of 92 per cent.

The 4 Ways Charolais, an invited vendor, topped the sale with polled bull 4 Way Legend who was purchased by the Gleeson family, Beaufort Pastoral, Alpha for $15,000.

The Gleeson family purchased a total of three Charolais bulls to average $10,000.

Cressbank Cattle Co, Alpha, a long term repeat buyer, paid the Bettafield stud top price for Bettafield Lenox, a Charolais bull for $11,000.

Steve Kajewski, Bettafield Charolais and Charbrays with his top priced Charbray bull Bettafield Lightning, a red factor bull, that sold for $7500 to Ross Kajewski, Wyanda, Springsure.

Steve Kajewski, Bettafield Charolais and Charbrays with his top priced Charbray bull Bettafield Lightning, a red factor bull, that sold for $7500 to Ross Kajewski, Wyanda, Springsure.

The top price Charbray bull was Bettafield Lightning, a red factor poll bull, who sold to Ross Kajewski, Wyanda, Springsure for $7500 who has been buying bulls from Bettafield for about 12 years.

Bulk buyer was Dale and Kelsey Neilson, Two Rivers Station, Boulia who purchased a total of six Bettafield bulls, three Charbray and three Charolais to average $6250. 

  • Selling agents: Elders and Maguires Real Estate and Livestock

The dry weather put a bit of pressure on the sale and it was back a bit on last year but still a good sale. - Brian Wedemeyer, Elders Rockhampton

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