Rockingham Moonshine makes $26,000

Rockingham Moonshine makes $26,000


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Rockingham Moonshine (P) sold for $26,000 to Strathmore stud, Blackall, Queensland.

Rockingham Moonshine (P) sold for $26,000 to Strathmore stud, Blackall, Queensland.

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The Hague family's Rockingham stud, Lake Cargelligo and Moxey Family's Denngal stud, Jemalong, sold 21 bulls at auction to average $6905 including the $26,000 top price.

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Santa Gertrudis bulls sold to a top price of $26,000 with 21 clearing at auction to average $6905 at the 10th annual Rockingham stud on-property sale at Tara, Lake Cargelligo on Thursday, October 4.

The auction sold 19 Rockingham bulls to average $7105 and two Denngal bulls topped at $6000 to average $5000.

Sale-topper was the 26 month-old son of Rockingham Joker J100 (P) weighing 982 kilograms, Rockingham Moonshine, purchased by Ian Walker, Strathmore Santa Gertrudis stud, Ravensbourne Station, Blackall, Queensland.

Mr Walker said Moonshine was a beautifully covered and full of beef characteristics.

“He has a good temperament and will be used for stud duties within the 700 breeder stud herd,” Mr Walker said. “He has a lot of power and is not over prepared.”

Mr Walker also paid $9500 for the 27 month-old Rockingham Majestic (P), by Bullamakinka K32 (P) weighing 860kg.

Rockingham stud heifers were in demand with 21 selling to $1400 and averaging $1284.

The sale was conducted by Landmark Russell, Cobar, with John Settree, Landmark Dubbo, the auctioneer.

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