The eighth auction of Australian White rams and ewes at Narrandera on account Gilmore family, Tattykeel stud, Oberon and Josh Clinton, Camden Valley stud, The Oaks saw string interest from repeat buyers along with a new purchaser underpinning the sale.
Speaking after the sale vendors Martin Gilmore and Josh Clinton each expressed satisfaction the sheep they presented attracted strong competition.
“It was a great sale, and although we didn’t sell many ewes we will always bring them here to allow producers the opportunity,” Mr Clinton said.
Mr Gilmore thought it was the best sale the Tattykeel stud had recorded, although there was a few rams passed in.
“We always make sure there are plenty of rams here for people to bid on,” he said.
Top price for rams at $3,250 was paid three times and 61/69 averaged $1,960.66: while eight ewes were offered with one sold for $800.
- Tattykeel – 40 rams top at $3,250 and average $2102.50
- Camden Valley – 21 rams top at $3,000 and average $1,690.48; and one ewe from eight at $800.
The auction was conducted by Michael Glasser, GTSM, Wodonga and settles by QPL, Narrandera.
- For full sale report see The Land 22 February