REPEAT buyers returned to purchase multiple rams from Matt and Amy Reid, Rowallan Poll Dorsets, at “Hillview” Crowther, September 7.
NSW producers bought 114 rams of the 122 on offer for a 91 per cent clearance and an average of $1320. The sale topped at $2300 on six occasions.
Buyers of the top price rams included G.T. and E.F. Southwell, Rye Park, who bought two rams for $2300.
Gary Owen Pastoral, Binalong, bought one ram at $2300 and averaged $1666 for the nine rams. Green Valley Properties, Urangilly, paid $2300 for one ram, buying six rams for an average of $1800. Volume buyers Wornack Pastoral, Young, bought 12 for a $1600 average, securing two rams at $2300.
Other multiple buyers were D.J. and R.D. Sykes, Binalong, who bought nine rams for a $1600 top and a $1380 average; S.J. and C.A. Deacey, Young, secured four rams topping at $2000 and averaging $1975, and Cavan Station, Yass, purchased eight rams for a top of $1400 and an average of $1160.
Eulo Pastoral, Harden, bought 16 rams for a $1400 top and $1060 average. Medway Family Partnership, Yass, selected 25 for a top of $1400 top ($980 average).
Mr Reid said it was obvious the rams with better Lambplan figures, with the right shape and look about them, attracted the most attention.
Butt Livestock, Yass, and Gerrard and Partners, Young conducted the sale with James Tierney as auctioneer.