Dance Angus on-farm bull sale at Glen Innes on Saturday, hosted by Frame Rural Agencies, Inverell, sold to a top of $9500 and averaged $4880 for 30 of 42 bulls sold.
Top-selling Dance Federal M10 by Waitara PIO Federal F73 from Dance Admiral going back to Ardrossan Admiral, sold to Robert and Angela Landers, Glen Innes who will use him over Angus cows.
The Landers’ buying agent Shad Bailey, Colin Say and Co, said the sire’s natural presence strongly appealed, as did his muscle, skin and hair type.
Dance Federal at 936 kilograms and a 46 centimeter scrotal circumference presented with excellent figures including +5.1 for birthweight, +107 for 400 day growth, +145 for 600 day growth, milk at +19 and +7 for Eye Muscle Area.
Loyal returning client Adam Winter, “Cattle Creek” Cecil Plains, Qld, bought the second highest priced bull Dance Federal M133 for $8500.
This 922kg two year old bull presented with +3.3 for birthweight, +98 for 400 day and +128 for 600 day growth.
Mr Winter, purchasing through AuctionsPlus also bought Dance Traction N9, aged 17 months and weighing 608kg, for $5500. This bull showed a birthweight of +4.8, +99 for 400 day and +125 for 600 day growth.
Volume buyers were Amy and Reece Innes, “Marcella Angus” Goomeri, Qld, purchasing three bulls and four females including $5000 for Dance Federal J1209 by Dance Registry M177 going back to SAV Registry 2831.
The couple, who are the daughter and son-in-law of Dance Angus stud principals David and Christine Dance, also purchased the yearling bull Dance Traction N2 by JMB Traction for $5000 along with Dance Emperor M157, 860kg, by Dance Emperor J205 for $5000. They also bought four heifers in calf to SAV Thunderbird.
First time buyer Phil Harvey, Ashford via Inverell, bought three bulls – Dance Federal, Dance Consensus and Dance Timeless.
Michael and Sarah McMenimem, Carols Creek, bought two bulls to a top of $4000 for a Dance Emperor.