Kenmere Charolais sold to $13,000

Kenmere Charolais sold to $13,000

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Selling agents Peter Ruaro and Peter Godbolt, with Kenmere co-principal Ann-Marie Collins and Kenmere stud manager Glenn Trout and the top priced bull Kenmere Qucik Gun QQ105E.

Selling agents Peter Ruaro and Peter Godbolt, with Kenmere co-principal Ann-Marie Collins and Kenmere stud manager Glenn Trout and the top priced bull Kenmere Qucik Gun QQ105E.

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Matthew and Ann-Marie Collins, Kenmere Charolais, Holbrook offered 37 rising two-year-old bulls during their 8th annual on-property sale.

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Matthew and Ann-Marie Collins, Kenmere Charolais, Holbrook offered 37 rising two-year-old bulls during their 8th annual on-property sale.

The sale recorded a top price of $13,000 for average of $5200 for 25 sold.

The offering includes bulls bred from nine Kenmere sires and Australian and international AI sires.

The sale features the studs first drop of bulls bred from Kenmere Maximus, a homozygous Poll sire and used extensively in the stud as a calving ease specialist.

"We strive every year to improve our Charolais genetics and continue to produce animals with strong traits raised on grass that are sought after in the industry," Ann-Marie Collins said.

The top price of $13,000 was paid for Kenmere Quick Gun Q105E by Kelleen Holdings, Kelleen Station, Wentworth.

The 22 month homozygous Poll son of LT Long Distance 9001 weighed 756kg, with Rump Fat 12mm, Rib Fat 6mm and EMA 122 sq cm

He was described in the catalogue as a moderate, powerful, easy calving sire with a scrotal measurement of 39cm.

Volume buyers included C.M Pastoral, Hay who paid to $7000 twice for their draft of five.

Speaking after the sale, Ann-Marie Collins was happy with the result and support of many repeat buyers.

"I appreciate their faith in our bulls and that the bulls perform on their properties," she said.

The sale was settled by Nutrien Ag Solutions, Holbrook along with Wodonga-based agency Peter Ruaro Rodwells with Nutrien stud auctioneer Peter Godbolt controlling the bids.

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