Bonnydale black Simmentals sell to $26,000 at Roma

The top-selling bull, Bonnydale Proclamation R116, pictured with Jake Berghofer, Sharon Wraight and the bull’s purchaser, son Casey Wraight, Westmore, Roma. Photo by QCL

By Sally Gall, QCL

The expansion of the Bonnydale black Simmental stud into Queensland is proving to be a fruitful one for Western Australia’s Introvigne Grazing Co, with a top price more than double last year’s inaugural showing, at Friday’s sale at Roma.

Local cattleman Casey Wraight, Westmore, paid the top price of $26,000 for Bonnydale Proclamation R116, one of 24 young black Simmental bulls offered by the Queensland side of the operation, run by Jake Berghofer and Emma Patterson at Kingaroy.

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