Wakefield clear all Charolais at sale

Wakefield Charolais and Angus sell to a $12,000 top

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Top price bull Wakefield Patriot with new owners John Campbell, and Sophie Bulmer from Eltham and vendor Greg Frizell.

Top price bull Wakefield Patriot with new owners John Campbell, and Sophie Bulmer from Eltham and vendor Greg Frizell.

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The Frizzell family celebrated their 160th year of breeding cattle.

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Charolais bulls topped the offering at the Wakefield Charolais and Angus sale at Wollomombi on Friday.

The Frizzell family celebrated their 160th year of breeding cattle at Wakefield and the sale results didn't disappoint, with many loyal clients returning to purchase bulls.

Charolais were first in the ring selling 39 of 39 for a 100 per cent clearance, top of $12,000 and average of $5769.

One cheeky energetic Charolais bull wasn't keen to leave home and deserted the yards and was brought in at the end of the Angus for a full clearance.

Wakefield Patriot topped the sale selling to repeat clients the Campbell family of Eltham for their commercial coastal operation.

Top price $8000 Wakefield Niagara P20 with agents Mitch Donovan, Ray Donovan, Luke Heagney, Armitage and Buckley and vendor Greg Frizell

Top price $8000 Wakefield Niagara P20 with agents Mitch Donovan, Ray Donovan, Luke Heagney, Armitage and Buckley and vendor Greg Frizell

The polled 23-month-old tipped the scales at 796 kilograms.

A son of Wakefield Masquerade and out of a Pinay daughter, he was in the top 10 pc for gestation length and calving ease daughters.

Angus bulls sold to a top of $8000 average of $5833 with all but one bull selling in the ring.

The SS Niagara son celebrated his second birthday by reaching the top price of $8000 on Elite Livestock Auctions to a Walcha buyer.

Stud principal Greg Frizzell was very happy with the results of the sale.

The sale was conducted by Ray Donovan Agencies and Armitage and Buckley, Armidale with auctioneers Mitch Donovan and Luke Heagney.

Read the full report in The Land next week.

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