More than 75 registered bidders from across five different states were in attendance at Mountain Valley's 29th Annual on-property bull sale on Saturday.
Throughout the sale bids came from South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, Queensland and home state New South Wales from buyers who were chasing the genetics that Mountain Valley's stud principal Ian Durkin had on offer.
A total clearance was achieved with a combined 77 Hereford and Angus bulls leaving the gates.
In the breakdown, 42 Hereford bulls sold to a top of $45,000 with an average of $14,547.
The top-priced Hereford bull Mountain Valley Randwick R133 sold to first-time buyers Supple Whiteface Herefords, Llangothlin.
The near two-year-old homozygous polled bull measured a -2.8 gestation length, +62 carcase weight and a +1.3 intramuscular fat.
Ben Rumble from Supple whiteface touched on the "carcase traits" that caught his eye on the sire.
"The bull's pedigree, muscle expression and depth is what we liked most about this large framed Hereford bull," Mr Rumble said.
"He'll complement our stud cows very well, and work in well with our program.
"We needed an extra half a dozen bulls this year, we bought 2 today and hope to find a few more over the coming weeks."
Volume buyer for the Hereford bulls were across the border buyers South Westgrove Cattle from Injune in Queensland with three bulls to average $18,000.
Mountain Valley cleared all 34 Angus bulls within the draft to an average of $15,679 and top of $30,000.
The top-priced Angus bull, Mountain Valley Gabba R731, was on route to Tasmania with John Settree, Nutrien stud stock, Dubbo purchasing on behalf of the account of Nutrien Launceston.
Sired by Peakes Gabba K556, the 18-month-old possessed a +2.8 intramuscular fat and a -7.0 gestation length.
Second highest Angus on the day was a yearling bull purchased by W.B Carrigan, Boggabilla for $28,000.
"We run a simple and efficient breeding program here at Mountain Valley," stud principal Ian Durkin said.
"There is no bells and whistles, anyone who has dealt with us knows that we're straight down the line and all year round constantly looking to breed them better- bull sale time or not.
"We're always pushing to go that bit further with quality, I'm not to interested in going up in numbers but just focusing on getting the cattle better.
"Really happy with the overall clearance today, the bulls looked well and was great to see plenty of new faces."
The sale was covered by C.L Squires and Co alongside Nutrien with guest auctioneer Paul Dooley taking bids.
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