A total of 45 lots sold from the 69 stud lots to average $3398 and five of the 16 commercial lots sold to average $975.
A total of 604 embryos and semen lots averaged $103 and grossed $62,200.
Sisters, Tania and Nicole Hartwig of Tanic Charolais, Monto, bought the top price Bauhinia Park Fancy (P) (R/F) offered by Ryan and Rachel Holzwart, Bauhinia Park, Emerald.
Bauhinia Park Fancy (P) (R/F) a red factor polled female is from stemming from the Palgrove Fancy line and sired by Rangan Park Rio Bravo D15 (Ran D15E) (P). Fancy was AI’d to LT Cheyenne Blend and depastured with Minnie Vale Monarch (P).
Tania said they purchased the heifer because she was structurally correct, soft and deep with very good udder formation.
"She ticked all our boxes," Tania said.
Her sister Nicole said after founding their stud in 2003, they have about 50 stud breeding cows and calves and heifers plus a line of commercial cattle.
The family have about 9300 hectacres of broken granitic country with native grasses and are looking for some rain in the very near future.
In all the sisters bought four heifers and said they were very excited about it as they were particularly chasing polled cattle and were able to pick up three polled and one scurred.
Roderick Binny, Glenlea Beef, Coffs Harbour, NSW offered both the equal second top priced females for $6000, Glenlea Sandy 3RD (P) (R/F) (TW) with heifer calf at foot and PTIC sold to Trish Corfield, Charters Towers while Amalikite Caarol (P) (R/F) with a (PP) bull calf at foot and PTIC sold to Quicksilver Charolais, Western Australia.
Shaun Flanagan and Trish Corfield, Charters Towers said the females presented were a credit to the vendors
Mr Binny sold a total of four lots to average $5375.
Graham Blanch, Charnelle Charolais, sold seven heifers to average $3187, six cow and calf lots to average $3375 and 12 embryo lots to average $337.
Mr Blanch, who is also the organiser of the sale, said he was pleased with the results under tough conditions and thanked buyers who travelled from as far away as Lake Magenta in Western Australia and Mt Pleasant in South Australia.
Ryan and Rachel Holzwart, Bauhinia Park, Clermont sold a total of three females to average $4417.