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.