Classified bulls hit $32,000 while purebreds sold to $11,000 at Friday's annual Santahat Santa Gertrudis sale, Rawbelle, Monto.
On the way to another complete clearance for vendors, the Hatton family, Santahat stud, the sale produced a bottom line average of $10,030 for the 59 bulls on offer.
Top seller was the 17-month-old, 744 kilogram, Santahat Rusty R391 (PS) selling for $32,000.
Rusty was the reserve calf champion male at Beef 2021 earlier this year and recorded a scan of 134 square centimetres for eye muscle area, 14mm and 9mm, respectively, for P8 and rib fats, and 4.8 for intramuscular fat percentage.
Taking home the youngster sired by the prepotent Warenda Kilmanjaro (P) through AuctionsPlus was Troy Roberts, Callistemon, Springsure.
Two others reached $25,000. First of these was the 20-month-old, Santahat Rambo R169 (P).
The 902kg son of Waco Yale (P), Rambo sold to the Hatton family, Diamond H stud, Chinchilla.
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The other was the following lot, Santahat R85 (P) a 22-month-old, 774kg son of Yarrawonga Friendly (PS) going to John and Vicki Howard, Burleigh Estates, Biloela.
Another Waco Yale son to feature was the 20-month-old, 782kg, Santahat R167 (P) selling to Treswell Cattle Company, Treswell, Springsure, for $22,000.
Volume support came from Southwick Pty Ltd., Dunira, Moura, taking 12 from the offering to average $8417.
The delivery report witnessed 28 buyers from across the region take bulls.
- Selling agents: Hourn & Bishop Qld
Full report in next week's Queensland Country Life.