Hereford bulls hit $15,000 to average $7466 while Jarrah Reds averaged $8203 selling to a high of $12,000 at Monday's Jarrah Genetics sale, Banana.
Conducted by the Becker family, the sale witnessed a complete clearance for the 30 Herefords and 27 Jarrah Reds in what was both a physical and online auction for the first time.
Dean Carseldine and Linda Evans, Dawsonette, Theodore, selected the top seller, Jarrah Anzac L170 P226 (S).
The 24-month-old tipped the scales at 818kg, had fat depths of 15mm and 10mm, and an eye muscle area of 131 square centimetres.
He was in the top 1 per cent of the breed for all growth EBVs and top 20pc for EMA.
A son of the $40,000 Injemira Anzac L170 (AI) (ET), Anzac L170 P226 will join the top-selling Jarrah Red 8229 at Dawsonette.
Topping the Jarrah Red portion of the catalogue at $12,000, the 27-month-old weighed 874kg and had an EMA of 125sq cm.
Both bulls will commence duties in the Hereford/Santa Gertrudis operation that encompasses three properties in the Theodore district and is home to a 1000-head breeder herd.
Penna and Sons, Kangaroo Hills Station, Ingham, were one of the major supporters of the Jarrah Reds, taking six to average $9583.
Top of their selections at $11,000 was a 27-month-old son of Jarrah Hunter (Tartrus Gara).
These new introductions will be joined into a composite herd of Droughtmaster, red Brangus and Red Brahman females on the 61,000ha property.
Stuart and Joy Hamilton, Wathonga, Eidsvold, invested in a trio of Herefords to average $7667 topping at $8000 on two occasions, while Appleton Cattle Company, Star Downs, Alpha, also secured three Herefords for on average $7333 topping at $10,000 for another of the Injemira Anzac L170 (AI) (ET) sons.
Tim and Kath Dunne, Wooroona, Duaringa, signed off on five Hereford Bulls to average $5200 and top at $6000.
The Luke family, Lignum Station, Clermont, selected five Jarrah Reds for a $7300 average topping at $9000 twice.
Western Queensland producers, the Lloyd family, Jedburgh Station, Yaraka, purchased five Jarrah Reds for a $7700 average, topping at $10,000.
Doug Burnett, Burnett Enterprises, Bendemeer, Clermont, took the $10,000 PP tested, Jarrah Anzac K220 P260 (AI) (ET) to utilize in his Braford bull-breeding enterprise.
An AuctionsPlus buyer secured the second-top priced Hereford bull for $13,000.
At 27-months-old, Jarrah Anzac L170 P026 (S), by Injemira Anzac L170 (AI) (ET) (PP), weighed 880kg and had an EMA of 132sq cm.
Bottle Tree Camp Pastoral, Blackwater, signed off on three Herefords to average $8500, topping at $10,000 for Jarrah Anzac L170 P086.
- Selling agents: Hourn and Bishop Qld and AuctionsPlus.