Day Two: Droughtmaster National Sale hits $100,000

Day Two: Droughtmasters hit $100,000, average $10,032

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Brandon Russell, Locarno Droughtmasters, Dingo, with the lead bull of their draft Locarno Odin (P) which sold for $100,000, and buyer Meg Ingram, Skye Cattle Company, Alpha. Photo - Hayley Kennedy

Brandon Russell, Locarno Droughtmasters, Dingo, with the lead bull of their draft Locarno Odin (P) which sold for $100,000, and buyer Meg Ingram, Skye Cattle Company, Alpha. Photo - Hayley Kennedy

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Bulls sold to a top of $100,000, to average $10,032 on Day Two of the Droughtmaster National Sale at Gracemere.

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STRONG demand for Droughtmaster genetics continued on Day Two of the national sale, with bulls selling to a top of $100,000 to average $10,032 at CQLX Gracemere on Wednesday.

Overall, the two days of selling grossed $4.24 million to average $11,020 for the 423 bulls sold.

Although the crowd was smaller and the passed-in rate drifted out to 9 per cent, there was still plenty of strength in the sale of Wednesday's 214 bulls.

Tuesday's sale saw a top of $160,000 for a $12,000 average.

Day Two sale topper was Locarno Odin (P), a 21-month-old polled son of Rondel Saxby, which was bought for a tidy $100,000 by Skye Cattle Company, Alpha. Also boasting plenty of Glenlands and Medway blood, the stylish 920kg bull had a massive 148 square centimetre eye muscle area, a 40cm scrotal measurement, 12mm of fat at the P8 and 10mm of fat at the rib.

The Farquhar family, Calioran Pastoral, Rolleston, paid $70,000 for the outstanding Hazelwood Bronx, a milk tooth 25-month-old homozygous poll by Yaralla Rochester from Minlacowie Bettina. Bronx had a 141sq cm EMA, a 42cm scrotal measurement, 15mm of fat at the P8, 9mm of fat at the rib, and 4.1pc intramuscular fat.

Bulls sold to a top of $100,0000, to average $10,032 on Day Two of the Droughtmaster National Sale at CQLX Gracemere.

Bulls sold to a top of $100,0000, to average $10,032 on Day Two of the Droughtmaster National Sale at CQLX Gracemere.

Jason and Carissa Childs, Glenlands J, Dingo, went to $42,500 for the Donaldson family's 20-month-old polled bull Medway Confidante (P). The very well structured 736kg youngster featured a 134sq cm EMA and 38cm scrotal.

The homozygous poll Vale View Bushie 2 sold for $30,000 to Pine Valley Droughtmasters, Kandanga. The 28-month-old milk tooth had an impressive top 10pc weight traits, a 148sq cm EMA and 40.5cm scrotal.

Paul and Mia Francis, Cania Droughtmasters, Monto, paid $28,000 for the Atthow's 24-month-old Sevenangle Master (P) by Locarno Lancelot. The structurally attractive homozygous polled milk tooth had an impressive 5.6pc intramuscular fat measurement.

MORE READING: 'Day One: Droughtmasters top $160,000, averages $12,000'.

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