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Droughtmaster National Sale 2019: Live updates from the diamond jubilee sale

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There was an 88 per cent clearance of the 269 bulls offered on day one.

There was an 88 per cent clearance of the 269 bulls offered on day one.

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The scene has been set for a big two days of selling action.

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The scene has been set for a big two days of selling action at CQLX Gracemere on Tuesday and Wednesday, with 587 Droughtmaster bulls going under the hammer.

Opening day was a scorcher, with the sale topping at $100,000 for Billabong Hendrix 8546, a polled bull by Calaanah Brando, knocked down to in a joint buy to Kylie Graham and Mat Durkin, Mungalla, and John and Bec Atkinson, Cashmere, Murgon.

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In 2018, the sale topped at $55,000 for a 23-month horned bull Minlacowie Vinnie 8817, who was bought by Warren and Carolyn Kenny, Wajatryn Stud, Gayndah.

Sale committee chairperson Nick Hughes said the Droughtmaster National Sale is the only one of its kind held in Australia which sees a majority of the nations Droughtmaster studs come together to sell their high quality bulls.

Droughtmaster breeders will offer 587 bulls at this year's national sale.

Droughtmaster breeders will offer 587 bulls at this year's national sale.

"This means that the full genetic diversity of the breed is represented in a one stop shop type sale. The selling environment also means that the market dictates the price and therefore provides incredibly good value for money for buyers," he said.

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