A new level of confidence hit the arenas of the on-property bull sales during the past 12 months.
Interstate buying – in a depth of capacity not seen before – is expected to underpin the New Year weaner sales in 2017.
DEMAND for breeding females is abundant following a season unrivalled for decades as Kenny’s Creek Angus found at their stud female sale held on property at “Hillgrove”, Boorowa.
With the lamb and first cross ewe markets continuing to charge along, the Ramm family’s draft of 101 Poll Dorset rams were knocked down without hesitation from a full gallery to average $1089.
Narromine's monthly store sheep sale attracted 3500 head of mainly Merino ewes with only a small penning of first cross ewes.
New and return clients had the best of both worlds with spirited bidding on both top-end sires as well as value for money rams at the 30th Hillden Poll Dorset stud on-property sale at Bannister last Friday.
At the 12th NSW Border Leicester Show and Sale held at Dubbo recently, stud rams sold to a record high of $9600 while six flock rams all sold for $1000 each.
After a trip to the Dundee Working Dog Auction in 2015, Robert Johnson, “Shady Acres,” Casino, said he had to try it out for himself.
At the recent annual on-property Carrabungla Merino stud sale, Laggan, the McIntosh family sold 69 of the 76 rams offered to an average price of $1549.