THE third annual Southern Cross Simmental sale at Furner made to a $12, recipe 000 top and massive $5810 average of Friday, February 12.
Yerwal Est Klondike topped the sale and was knocked down to Tom and Lizzy Baker, Woonallee, Furner.
Klondike is a fully imported embryo from Lewis Farms in Canada.
The 22-month-old bull weighed 1020 kilograms and had 141 square centimetres of eye muscle area. It had 18 millimetres of P8 fat and 14mm of rib fat.
Yerwal principal Regan Burrow said he was absolutely rapt with the result of the sale.
“I put it down to a combination of things: good cattle prices, the quality of the bulls put up is outstanding and more people are seeing the bulls and appreciating what they offer,” he said.
“We always said this sale would be a three year process, to get it up and running to where we wanted it.”
Elders Broken Hill branch manager and auctioneer Ben Finch said it was a rock solid sale from start to finish.
“The vendors presented the bulls very well,” he said.
“With the way the cattle industry is going at the moment, it’s meant a good day out for everybody.”:
Rellum Farms, Seddon and Six Creeks all sold to a top price of $7000.
Picture: With the $12,000 top-priced bull at the Southern Cross Simmental sale at Furner were buyer Lizzy Baker, Woonallee, and her children Harry and Olivia, and Yerwal principal Regan Burrow and his kids Mitchell and Lacey. Courtesy of Stock Journal –