New and repeat buyers were in attendance at the annual Clay Gully Simmental bull sale at CQLX Gracemere on Monday.
Brother and sister duo Gareth and Sophie Laycock battled head to head in the sale arena for the front pole position of top priced bull for the day.
Overall, the lineup of 56 Simmental bulls and 9 Simbrah bulls sold under the hammer for an average of $10,416, with a clearance of 92 per cent.
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Caption: Emily Brassington, Biarra Valley, with buyer Sean Dillon, Surbiton Station, Alpha, and daughter Kacee Dillon, alongside Gareth Laycock, Biarra Valley, and top priced bull Biarra Valley Platinum (P) who sold for $22,000. Photo and editorial by QCL
Ticoba bull sale averages $9,393
A quartet of Ticoba bulls attracted $16,000 including Ticoba 1215 (P), a 25-month-old AI son of the $210,000 Wheatland Kill Switch (P) and his younger team mate Ticoba 1210 (P), a 14-month-old pure Simmental son of LBR Crockett R81 (P) which were bought by John, Vicki and Jack Howard, Burleigh Estates, Mountain View, Biloela.
Vaughan Campagnolo and Sarah Truran, Savannah stud, Myponga, South Australia, also shared in the limelight after selling Savannah P66, a homozygous polled son of TNT Bootlegger Z268, for $16,000 to 8PK Pastoral through TopX Australia.
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Caption: Matt Bishop, Hourn & Bishop Qld, Moura, and Matt Kirk, Ticoba Station, Mundubbera, with buyer John Howard, Burleigh Estates, Mountain View, Biloela, who paid $16,000 for Ticoba 1215 (P). Photo and editorial from QCL
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