Stud competition pushes Valera Vale Droughtmasters to new top of $42,000

Sally Gall
Updated October 5 2022 - 11:11am, first published September 30 2022 - 8:00pm
The top-priced Valera Vale bull with purchasers Roger and Jenny Underwood, Wallumbilla, and Valera Vale representatives Nikki Cleary and Claire Hay. Pictures: Sally Gall
The top-priced Valera Vale bull with purchasers Roger and Jenny Underwood, Wallumbilla, and Valera Vale representatives Nikki Cleary and Claire Hay. Pictures: Sally Gall

Two stud breeders, Aldinga Droughtmasters and Eversleigh/Wallace Vale Droughtmasters had their eyes on the same bull in Valera Vale on-property sale, resulting in a new record price of $42,000 for the Charleville-based stud.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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