TOUGH eastern Australian seasonal conditions failed to dent the enthusiasm of buyers at the annual Palgrove bull sale at Strathgarve, Dalveen.
Buyers from from four states and the Northern Territory launched in the quality offering with the draft of 97 Charolais bulls topping $36,000 to average $10,325. The 61 Ultrablacks peaked at $22,000 to average $7451.
Sale topper was the red factor homozygous poll Palgrove Muchmore, which sold to Stephen and Alison Kajewski, Bettafield Charolais, Emerald.
In the Ultrablacks Eric and Lyn Slack-Smith, Gladevale, Richmond, paid the top money for Palgrove Marshall a 24-and-a-half month old ET son of Hollywood of Salacoa.