A breakdown of the sale saw 50 of the 56 Charolais bulls sold for an average of $5940, achieving a top of $11,500, with 11 of the 14 Composite bulls selling to a $5409 average, to a top of $8500.
The market topper was the 30-month-old Fairfield Magistrate, who was 866kg and had a scrotal circumference of 42 cm with and EMA of 139, IMF of 4.8 percent and an average daily weight gain of 3.23 kg.
Fairfield Magistrate topped the sale at $11,500 and sold to Stuart Murray, Kindee Pastoral co, Muya, Injune.
Ray Schmidt (Manager), said he purchased the bull to put over their Santa cross cows and he was a really well put together bull, with nice hind quarters and length to suit their cow herd..
Kindee Pastoral Company, Muya, purchased a total of three bulls to average $10,000 to run with their 1200 breeders on Brigalow, Belah country where they supply the weaner market at Roma.
Strong support came from repeat buyers Ken Syme and Dee Chambers, Noogilla Cattle Company, Woodlands, Mitchell, underpinned the market, seeing them sign off on 12 bulls for their commercial operation to average $5458.
They also took home the two top priced composite bulls, with the first beinmg Fairfield Merlot a polled, caramel bull who weighted 901kg with a scrotal circumference of 43.5 cm with an EMA of 137cm, IMF of 5.1 and a average daily weight gain of 2.53kg.
Their second top price purchase was Fairfield Maple also a polled, caramel bull who weighed 779kg with a scrotal circumference of 38 cm with an EMA 134cm, IMF of 5.2pc and an average daily weight gain of 2.68kg.
Hartley Grazing, Coopermurra, Mitchell, purchased a total of eight bulls for a $5625 average.
“The way the season had been it was a really good result and we are still just waiting on a bit of rain at the moment,” said.Lindsay Hindle.
The sale was conducted Elders and Watkins and Company with Blake Munro and Brad Neven as the auctioneers.