Sale summary: 92 bulls sold; top price $30,000; average price $9837; 100pc clearance.
The bull that sparked the idea for the Woonallee N Simmental collaboration between South Australia’s Tom and Lizzie Baker and Nobbs Cattle Co’s Brett Nobbs helped deliver an outstanding result at the venture’s second Queensland sale at Inverrio, Duaringa this week.
Woonallee Los Angeles, purchased by Mr Nobbs from the Baker family for a breed record price of $160,000 in 2017, was the sire of the top priced bull at Wednesday’s sale, Woonallee N Protocol (P), sold to Eric and Lyn Slack-Smith, Gladevale, Richmond for $30,000.
Meldon Park Simmentals records new top sale average
Meldon Park Simmentals set a new top sale average of $9212 at their sixth annual Simmental bull sale at the Billabong Sale Complex, Moura, yesterday.
The sale reached a top price of $24,000, with 66 of 67 bulls sold for a 99 per cent clearance rate.
The breakdown of the sale saw Rod and Lis Skene, Meldon Park Simmentals, sell 56 bulls for an average of $8500.
Invited vendors Marty Rowlands and Stephen Lean, KBV Simmentals, Murphys Creek, sold four bulls to average $15,500 and Jason and Piper Johnston and family, Navillus Park Simmentals, Obi Obi, Mary Valley, sold six bulls to average $11,667.
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