The Mahony and Joyce families, Gyranda Santa Gertrudis stud, Theodore, saw their bulls sell to all parts of the state and into Western Australia at their annual on-property sale last week.
In a breakdown of the offering, 20 ‘Elite’ classified bulls topped at $13,000 to average $8875, a further 46 classified bulls topped at $8500 to set a $5011 medium and nine purebred counterparts topped out at $7000 to settle at a $5506 average.
Top seller at $13,000 was Gyranda Namatjira N222 (P), a 25-month-old Rowanlea Duntroon son, weighing 938kg with an EMA of 133sq cm, who went to Aston Price, Moura.
Three made price tags of $12,000, 25-month-old Normandy N650 (PS), weighing 882kg, sold to AB Barton and Company, Manfred Downs Station, Julia Creek. Newton N202 (PP) (AI), a 25-month-old son of Wightfields Downpour, weighing 860kg with a 142sq cm EMA, sold to a partnership between the Greenup families, Rosevale stud, Jandowae, Qld and John Hasleby and family, Biara stud, Northampton, WA.
Last was 25-month-old, 834kg Gyranda Expert son, Nomad N516, selling to the Cruickshank family, Rockdale, Theodore. Rockdale will be the home of two for an average $10,000. Rosevale stud purchased the 25-month-old Nepal N270, the Greenup Gizza son weighed 808kg with a 118sq cm EMA, for $11,000 outright.
Volume support came from the Knuth family, St Pauls Station, Charters Towers, signing off on 10 for on average $4000. Rob and Annie Donoghue, Baradoo, Moura, returned taking nine for a $5444 medium.
Darcy and Kara Knudsen, Rosehall, Mundubbera, accounted for five for a $4400 average while Manfred Station, Julia Creek, will be the home of another five for an average $7200. Repeat buyer, Ray Rider, Baralaba, returned taking four to average him $5250.
Lance Bischoff, Buaraba selected the $11,000, 23-month-old, 870kg, 131sq cm EMA, Napolean N560 (P). Another three went to long time clients, John and Jo Knights, Warragumbah, St George, at on average $9000 topping at $10,000 for the 26-month, 1000kg, Neptune N230 (P) (AI).
Donald and Margie Joyce, Belcarris, Taroom, purchased four to average $7125. Top of the Joyce acquisitions was the $10,000 Nemesis N692 (P), the 24-month-old sire weighed in at 854kg with an EMA of 130sq cm. Scott and Louise Russell, Consuelo, Rolleston, returned checking off a pair for on average $4000. Wynhari Partnership, Wynhari, Goondiwindi, picked up a trio for an $8167 medium topping at $8500.
- 75 bulls av $6107
- Top $13,000
- 85 pc clearance
- Agent: GDL