Glenlands $1.27m result

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Caption:
The $42,500, 21-month-old, Glenlands Tradition (D) with connections after the Glenlands Droughtmaster Sale, Bouldercombe.
With the 858kg youngster are new owners, Hastings Donaldson, Medway Stud. Bogantungan and Chippy Watson, Kwa Zulu, Natal, South Africa and Jason Childs, Glenlands Stud, Bouldercombe.

Sale summary:
167 Bulls averaged $7623 – top $42,500
Gross $1.273M – Total clearance

Increased sale averages, two international buyers, another million dollar plus result coupled with a complete clearance were some of the standouts at the 2105 annual Glenlands Sale. Buyers from three states, the Northern Territory and overseas interests plus new and established clientele representing leading commercial and seedstock operations battled for a stake in the offering. For vendors, the Childs family it was another huge endorsement of their genetic and preparation policies. In all 167 bulls sold to $42,500 to average $7623 for a bottom line gross of $1.273m. The bottom line result is a $602/head increase on the previous sale result plus an extra 13 bulls were sold when compared to the same period. Balancing the result was affordability with forty six percent of the sale sold for figures of $5000 or less.

Top seller was the $42,500, Glenlands Tradition (D) (21-months) (858kg) (144EMA) selling to Chippy Watson, KwaZulu, Natal, South Africa and the Donaldson family, Medway Stud as partners. Chippy also took Timekeeper for $22,000 for export purposes while the Medway operation claimed the top selling herd bull at $15,000. Steven Swan, Inala, Moura took the sale opener Storm Front (1034kg) for $28,000 while Dean and Julie Allen, Western Red and Fairhaven Studs, Longreach selected three for a $19,834 average topping at $27,500 for the 26-month, 904kg, 136EMA, D Trilogy (P) (AI) (ET). Alan Matson, Ebony Hills Stud, Allora claimed the $28,000 Tape Deck (P) (22-months) (744kg). Fred and Juleen Johnson, Chipahill Stud, Biloela outlaid $26,000 for the 23-month, 840kg, Tancred (P) while two flush brothers averaged $17,500 topping at $22,000 for the 26-month-old, D Trademark (P) selling to the Pelling family’s, Fernleigh stud, Theodore and the $13,000 D Thornton (P) selling to the Farquhar family, Calco Stud, Rolleston. Fred Noffke, Keronga, Rolleston selected three for a $13,334 average including the $22,000 Typhoon (P) 24-months). Gray O’Neill, Nyanda, Rolleston outlaid $20,000 for the 17-month, Touchdown (P).

Ken, Shelley and Ben Mutton, Fieldhouse Stud, Wickepin, WA returned taking the $19,000 Two Up (P) (24-months) while Jim Conroy, General Manager, Semex Australia and New Zealand secured the global rights of the $18,000 D Sandlewood (P) (27-months) (860kg). Roma based, Warrego Stud operated by the O’Kane family secured the $16,000 Glenlands Paterson son, Telford (P) (23-months) while the Clonlara stud, Glenmorgan secured the $14,000 D Thunderbolt (P) (20-months).

Leading commercial producers from two states threw their support behind the offering. John and Ellen Cotter, Kinbombi Station, Goomeri took five for on average $6800 toping at $8500. E Carr and Son, Myravale, Glastonbury picked up five to average $6300 topping at $7000. Bash and Robin Carmichael, Newcombe, Augathella retuned taking four to average $6125 while Peter Carmichael, Lochinvar, Augathella ended with three for on average $9500 topping at $17,000 for the 25-month-old, Tanner (S). Charlie and Jackie Hawkins, Malakoff Downs, Hughenden signed off on 13 to average $4885. Bonney Downs Station, Nullagine, WA picked up 13 to average $4250. Hammersley Iron, WA took six to average them $4667 while the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Alice Springs, NT claimed a trio to average $8500 topping at $12,000. Jim Gorman, Seamark Pty Ltd, Cliffdale, Theodore signed off on 25 for two destinations, Cliffdale and Vermont Park, Nebo for on average $4771. Lawrie Family, Sebastopal, Westwood purchased five averaged $4900 while regulars, Dan and Helen Sullivan, Talagai, Capella took four to average $5250. Rob and Ann Donahue, Barradoo, Bauhinia selected six to average $4917. The Phillips family, Mt Playfair, Tambo signed off on four to average $4125.

Agents: Hourn and Bishop Qld, Landmark