Andrew and Norah Cass, ANC Full French Charolais, sold 102 bulls for a top price of $20,000, to average $9009, while stud heifers topped at $8000 to average $3833, at their on-property sale held near Guluguba on Friday.
The sale topper was achieved early in the sale, when the 26 month old ANC Paradigm (P), a square bodied bull with volume and length was bought on-line through Elite Livestock by Jim Noon, Nutrien, Millicent, South Australia, on behalf of Steve and Barbara Bellinger and family, Goodnwindi Charolais Stud.
Mr Bellinger, a repeat buyer said he really like Paradigm when he saw him in a video.
The Bellingers join 150 Charolais bulls selling bulls into south-eastern South Australia and north-western Victoria.
"We buy from ANC because of they are 100 per cent full French genetics," he said.
ANC Paradign (P) is by ANC Kingston K277 from an ANC Maitland Xmas female line. He entered the sale ring with a weight of 990 kilograms and has an eye muscle area of 160 square centimetres.
The price tag of $17,000 was achieved on two occasions.
Commercial cattleman Charlie Booth, Burunga , Wandoan, paid that money for ANC Paintwork a red factor polled son of ANC Laois.
Mr Booth was the major buyer and finished with nine bulls to average $11,166.
Ian and Dell Price, Moongool Charolais, Yuleba, also parted with $17,000 for ANC Photogenic (AI (P) to be used for stud duties over Moongool females.
Chas and Judy Nobbs, Cordelia, Moura, paid to $16,000 for ANC Panama, a son of Island P FR who has performed well in the ANC breeding herd.
Judith Turner, Carrara, paid $16,000 for the Homozygous polled ANC Popcorn, a son of ANC Lighthouse.
Collinsville district beef producer Dillon Scott, Rosetta, was active throughout and paid a top price of $16,000 for ANC Passowrd, a son of ANC Jubilant. In all Mr Scott finished with six bulls for his breeding operation for an average of $10,833.
Co-principal Andrew Cass said overall they were very happy with the sale result.
He said it was very pleasing to see so many repeat buyers and new buyers in attendance.
"The positive feedback our repeat buyers give us is great, as it is always very pleasing to hear the success our clients have with our cattle," Mr Cass said.
Selling agents Nutrient, GDL and Elite Livestock
Queensland Country Life will have a full report in the next issue.