SIMMENTAL bulls sold to $9000 at the inaugural Tenterfield Euro sale on Saturday.
Organised by Alford and Duff with Linda and Glen Martin, Sixpence Park, the sale bucked the British trend so prevalent on the New England Tablelands and featured eight small studs showing 37 bulls, eight heifers and four cows with calves.
Sydney Royal Simmental champion Sixpence Park Kalechi, at 26 months, 1070kg, fetched $9000 going to Claygon Hattam, Booral, bidding in the stands at the Silver Downs venue.
Sixpence Park sold all of its three black Simmental bulls with 21 month old Sixpence Park Kimba fetching $8000 and 18 month old Sixpence Park Koonoo selling for $6250. Also sold was a red Tullatoola bull for $3000, purchased from their dispersal last year.
A 100% clearance was also achieved with their females selling for $3500, $3000 and a weaner heifer for $1750 respectively.
Coolibah Simmentals of Guyra also sold 2 bulls at the inaugural sale for $5000 and $3000 respectively. A brilliant sale all round.
Original copy from Jamie Brown, The Land, and added to by ASBA
Caption: This year’s Sydney Royal senior champion Simmental, Sixpence Park Kalechi topped Saturday’s first Tenterfield Euro sale at $9000, sharing the title. Pictured: Karina Crisp, handler at Sixpence Park; Tenterfield stock agents Damian Bulmer, Laurie Stenzel and Steve Alford; Linda and Glen Martin, Sixpence Park; and Craig Magner, Mingoola.