Wilkah makes Nifty Tugulawa purchase

WELL BALANCED: Top price bull buyer Wilkah stud principal Andrew Lyons, Balmoral, Vic, with LMB Linke auctioneer Bernie Grant, Vic, Tugulawa Simmental stud principal Gary Allen and selling agent Peter Creek, Miller Whan & John, Mount Gambier. Photo by Stock Journal

A top price of $7,000 twice was achieved at Tugulawa Simmental Stud 9th annual bull sale at Mil-lel, SA.

Tugulawa stud principals Gary & Joy Allen were happy with the sale results after expecting a tough bull selling season. They were pleased to see new clients at the field days and sale day.

Tugulawa sold 15 of 18 bulls offered to average $4,733. A repeat client for the last 8 years Andrew & Angela Lyons, Wilkah Herefords, paid $7,000 for Tugulawa Nifty weighing 802 kg and an eye muscle of 117sqcm.

Lot1 Tugulawa Moomba sold for $7,000 to repeat buyers AJ Telford and sons, Mingbool, SA at 874 kgs and an eye muscle of 132sqcm. They also purchased lot 13 a FFS Maximus son for $ 5,500.

Another repeat buyer N N Kerr, Drik Drik, Vic, purchased 5 bulls averaging $4,450. Bulls sold into Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia.

The top end of Tugulawa females sold well averaging $3,571. Joel & Courtney Trim, Duri, NSW, purchased 2 females. Greg Tempelton, Nar Nar Goon, Vic, purchased 3 females. Tugulawa offered 15 females and sold 7.

Guest vendor Michael Quirk , Windy Pines Simmentals, sold 1 of 4 bulls to JW & D Rogers for $5,750 and they also offered 4 females, all were passed.