Hazeldean tops at $15,000

Hazeldean Angus Cooma bulls top at $15,000 to average $6989


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Steve and Matt Merriman, "Ravensworth", Yass, who purchased the top price bull at $15,000 and eight mates.

Steve and Matt Merriman, "Ravensworth", Yass, who purchased the top price bull at $15,000 and eight mates.

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Hazeldean Angus spring bull selling season has come to a close with 93 bulls sold in Cooma sale for a $6989 average.

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What better way to start a sale day then with a fall of snow, that is what awaited those who attended the Hazeldean Spring bull sale held on property Hazeldean, Cooma.

The sale concluded a big run of spring sales for the Litchfield family in which three hundred bulls were offered across three separate sales held in Jackson, QLD, Gracemere, QLD, and finally Cooma, NSW.

Hazeldean cleared 93 of the 99 bulls offered for an average of $6989 reaching a top of $15,000 for a Rennylea Edmund E11 son in Hazeldean Lochie L347.

Lochie L347 was purchased by EJ Merriman & sons, “Ravensworth”, Yass.

However, the Merriman’s did not stop there, they purchased nine bulls in all for a $9333 average.

The second top money of $13,000 was recorded three times.

The Merriman’s purchased Hazeldean Lomax L1183 sired by Hazeldean Jalana J1510.

Bannaby Angus, Taralga, secured a Rennylea Edmund E11 son in Hazeldean Lymington L26.

While Jim Murray, Moonbah, took home Hazeldean Lovely L604 a Sydgen Black Pearl son.

Other volume buyers included AO & KJ Waldren, “Nandawar”, Nimmitabel who purchased seven bulls reaching a top of $9000 on the way to a $6429 average.

Mark Kracht, Mittagong, also purchased seven this time for a $4857 average with a top of $7000 reached.

While Bundarbo Station, Gundagai, got stuck in and purchased four bulls for a $9000 average to a top of $10,000.

The auction was conducted by Elders, Goulburn, with Paul Dooley, Tamworth the guest auctioneer.

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