A bright day, new faces and repeat buyers cleared all 48 bulls at the Minnie-Vale Charolais annual sale last Friday near Narrabri.
Speaking prior to the Sale Stud Principal Jason Salier advised the bulls offered had the highest Eye Muscle Area raw scan results the stud has ever produced.
The stud achieved a 100 per cent clearance, to a top of $11,000 four times and an average of $6833.
Catalogues were hard to find as bidders fought thick and fast to secure the bulls of their choice.
Agents stood on chairs to guarantee the success of the Auction Plus connection with mobile service a challenge. This paid off with 15 bulls sold online or 30 per cent of the offering.
The four top price bulls all sold within New South Wales, being spread from Lismore, across to Baradine and down to Quirindi.
The first bull to reach the top price was the homozygous polled Allednaw Pronto, purchased at foot as an outcross at the Allednaw dispersal.
The bull was purchased by Mr Peter Hannigan, Pine Valley, Lismore as part of his bulk purchase of five bulls for an average of $8000.
Mr Hannigan purchased bulls to suit the weaner market at Casino and selected the bulls for type and quality.
Minnie-Vale Paxton was the next bull to reach top price, a red factor Palgrove Jaguar J629E son who was purchased on the Auction Plus platform.
The next bull in the ring Mini-Vale Pirate a white Winchester Peacemaker D6E son also sold to $11,000 and was purchased by Maylene and Terry Griffin, Temana Charolais stud, Baradine as an outcross for their stud program.
The Last bull to secure top price was late in the sale Minnie-Vale Sky High P144E a white Palgrove Jaguar J629E son purchased by Retaru as part of their three bull draft averaging $8333.
Stud principal Mr Jason Salier was pleased with the strong support throughout the sale from both new and repeat buyers.
Sale was conducted by Davidson Cameron with Luke Scicluna as auctioneer.
Read the full report in next weeks issue of The Land