Yalgoo held its 58th annual bull sale on-property bull sale Walcha on Monday among the snow covered hills.
The stud sold 20 bulls of the 36 offered for a 55 per cent clearance, $6050 average and top of $14,000. With two more bulls selling after the hammer to update the clearance to 61pc.
Yalgoo stud principal Jock Nivison applauded his staff and parents for helping him manage over the past 24 months of feeding full time.
"Drought teaches you alot about yourself and your herd genetics" he said
22-month-old Yalgoo Newcastle N210 topped the sale at $14,000 weighing 753 kilograms with a scrotal size of 42.5 centimeters. A son of Yalgoo Juror L071 from Yalgoo Teresa L012. N210 was in the top 5pc for scrotal size and optimal carcase. He was purchased by David lee of Windy Station, Quirindi.
David Lee, Romani pastoral Co, Windy Station, Quirindi was also the bulk buyer of the sale taking home 12 bulls to complete his draft.
Romani runs a commercial operation with a base of Angus cows and is moving to black baldy, crossing Hereford bulls over Angus cows for more profitability.
This included the top price and equal second top price bulls of the sale. The draft averaged $6333 with a top of $14,000.
The sale was conducted by Elders and interfaced with Auction plus.
Read the full report in This weeks edition of The Land