Sandon Glenoch Angus hits $17,000 top

Sandon Glenoch Angus makes $17,000 high

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GTSM auctioneer Lincoln McKinlay, vendors Justin and Kate Boshammer, JK Cattle Company, Condamine, and David Felsch, Ray White Eastern Rural Dalby, with the top price bull Glenoch-JK Napalm N602, purchased by Peter and Vicki Howard, Nogoa Pastoral, Duckponds, for $17,000.

GTSM auctioneer Lincoln McKinlay, vendors Justin and Kate Boshammer, JK Cattle Company, Condamine, and David Felsch, Ray White Eastern Rural Dalby, with the top price bull Glenoch-JK Napalm N602, purchased by Peter and Vicki Howard, Nogoa Pastoral, Duckponds, for $17,000.

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Of the 84 bulls offered by the Boshammer families, 66 sold for a 78 per cent clearance rate and average of $6693.

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Repeat and new buyers attended the Sandon Glenoch Angus bull sale on Wednesday, with demand for quality genetics pushing the sale to a $17,000 top.

Of the 84 bulls offered by the Boshammer families, 66 sold for a 78 per cent clearance rate and average of $6693.

The top-priced bull, Glenoch-JK Napalm N602, was offered by Justin and Kate Boshammer and purchased by Peter and Vicki Howard, Nogoa Pastoral, Duckponds.

At 24-months-old, Glenoch-JK Napalm N602, tipped the scales at 844 kilograms and had a scrotal circumference of 36 centimetres.

Sired by Ayrvale General G18, the bull boasted an estimated breeding value of +76 for carcase weight, an eye muscle area of +5.7, and +3.1 for intramuscular fat.

Justin and Kate also made the second-top price of $11,000 for Glenoch-JK Negotiate N612.

Purchased by the Groat family, Castle Hill, Injune, the bull weighed 776kg and measured 40cm in scrotal circumference.

Also a son of Ayrvale General G18, the bull had EBVs of +83 carcase weight, an EMA of +5.1, and +3.3 for IMF.

Several volume buyers were in attendance, including Broadmere Grazing, Taroom, who purchased four bulls for a top of $8000 to average $6500.

Greg and Jill Peck, Purtoria, Blackall, also purchased four new sires, spending a top of $8000 to average $5000, while the Campbell family, Condamine, took home three bulls for a top of $7000 to average $5000.

Stud principal Justin Boshammer said it was great to see so many repeat buyers and a representation of new buyers as well.

"It's hard not to talk about the weather, but I thought it was a pleasing result given the circumstances," he said.

Agents said it was a good, honest result in such trying times.

The sale was conducted by Ray White Eastern Rural Dalby, with Lincoln McKinlay and Michael Glasser,Glasser Total Sales Management, taking the bids.

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