A complete clearance and a buyer address list spanning two states were some of the features at the Glenlands Droughtmaster Online Genetics Sale.
Conducted over the weekend by the Childs families, Glenlands Stud, Bouldercombe the sale featured seven categories, including a breed-first where donor interests were offered.
Overall sale honours went to the PTIC heifer, the 24-month-old, $15,750 Wavell (IVF) (P) (AI) (pictured) selling to Daniel and Kirsty Boswood, Kaniel Stud, Barmoya. Wavell is by the dual RNA champion in Rambo and is a maternal half sister to 2019 Feature Show Champion, Amazon (IVF) (P) (AI). The Kaniel Stud also secured the top selling semen package paying $1075/straw in Rambo. They also paid $625/straw in the semen package in Pacific (ET) (P).
In a breed first donor interests were offered and met with great success. The pair averaged $10,875 topping at $12,750 for a quarter share in Quote (ET) (P). Selecting the proven donor and show champion were Cec, Elaine and Emily Pelling, Fernleigh Stud, Theodore. Fernleigh also secured an embryo package (10 embryos) involving two donors joined to Pacific for $3500.
Unjoined heifers peaked at $7250 twice. Kellie Pickersgill and Cody Hansen, Jigsaw Stud, Theodore selected the 11-month-old Bambi (IVF) (P) (AI) (Swan Horsham) while Paul and Lisa Laycock, High Country Stud, Eskdale at the same money accounted for the yearling, Bree (IVF) (P) (AI) (Glenlands I-Spy).
Jigsaw also claimed the top selling embryo package, paying on average $525 for a package of 10, while High Country secured the top selling breeding package (two heifers and two straws of semen) for $8500. Stephanie Laycock, High Country S Stud, Eskdale took the $9000 PTIC heifer, Acclaim (IVF) (P) (AI) (22-months) and the $5250 Believe (10-months).
Jack and Kylie Stewart-Moore, Dunluce Stud, Hughenden took the 10-month-old, $7000 Bardot (IVF) (P) (AI) (Quartermaster) while Michael and Angela Corones, Maclands Stud, Bororen took the other quarter share and donor interest in the full sister to Rambo, the 26-month-old, Waterfall (IVF) (P) (AI) for $9000. Maclands also picked up a $6500 embryo in the pairing between Pacific and Ebony Hills Leotard.
Dan and Teneale Sommer, Sommer Stud, Maleny were active taking a pair of unjoined heifers for $3750 each and paying $700/straw for a semen package for Torpedo. The other package of Torpedo fetched $650/straw selling to Rob and Kirsty Orphant, Seymour Stud, Gunalda. Seymour also selected the $7500 PTIC heifer, Avalon (24-months).
Allen and Michelle Burton, Yimin Stud, Bell Park selected two unjoined heifers to average $6625 as did Ben Bamford, Little Ed Stud, Lake Moogerah. His pair of unjoined heifers were purchased for on average $3625. Paul Dingle, Waringle Stud, Maleny paid $750/straw to secure the semen package in Quartermaster (ET) (P) and $6000 for the 10-month-old, unjoined entry, Bly.
Josh Stevens, Joken Stud, Banana accounted for a pair of unjoined heifers for on average $4500 while Andrew Welsh, Wantmore Stud, Kingaroy secured another of the maiden heifers for $4000.
Shane Lehmann, Prenzlau purchased a foundation breeding package for $6500 with Allan Matson, Ebony Hills Stud, Allora entering the market and taking a breeding package for $5250.
Jerah Hart, Toorali Stud, Casuarina, NSW secured the rights to a package in Topshelf at $450/straw. Ryan and Rachel Holzwart, Kensington, Emerald outlaid $300/straw for the semen package in Maranoa.
Agents: Savage Barker & Backhouse and Elite Livestock Auctions
. 13 Unjoined heifers av $5308 (top $7250 twice)
. 4 Joined heifers av $9250 (top $15,750)
. 3 Breeding Packages av $6667 (top $8250)
. 1 PTIC Recip $6500
. 2 Embryo Packages av $4375 (top $5250)
. 7 Semen Packages av $3250 (top $5375 or $1075/straw)
. 2 Donor Interests av $10,875 (top $12,750)
. Sale gross $185,750