• Glenlands hits $65,000
• 165 bulls av $7561
The Childs family, Glenlands Stud, Bouldercombe saw the entire catalogue of 165 bulls sell to average $7561 with 12 led registered bulls selling to $65,000 to average $21,625 and their 140 unled counterparts selling to $55,000 to average $6446 and 13 purebred herd bulls make to $24,000 to average $6577.
The bottom line average is the best the operation has yet posted and is $484 per head above the 2008 result and is $200 per head above the previous best result posted in 2007.
Top seller at $65,000 was the 26-month-old, 926kg, Glenlands None Better (P), selling to Cec and Elaine Pelling, Fernleigh Stud, Theodore. None better was offered in a three quarter full procession arrangement with Glenlands retaining a share.
Top of the unled bull section was the 22-month-old, Glenlands Nagoa (P), selling to Iris Hill Stud, Gunalda while the top selling herd bull was Glenlands 7102, at 27-months-old selling to Fred and Juleen Johnson, Chipahill Stud, Biloela. Beef 2009 champion, Glenlands Millenium (P), sold for $45,000 to the Purnell family,Calioran Stud, Alton Downs while Alan Atkinson Investments, Mungalla Stud, Taroom outlaid $30,000 to secure the 34-month-old, Glenlands Maverick (P), a maternal half brother to the $55,000 Glenlands Nagoa. Millenium was also offered as a three quarter full share arrangement.
Glenlands New Edition (P), a 25-month-old made $25,000 selling to the Grandview Stud, Boonah while Garth Power, Merriula, Richmond took home two of the led team to average $13,500 top- ping at $15,000 for the22-month – old Glenlands Nelson (P). Telemon Stud, Hughenden took home the $18,000 the two-year-old Glenlands D Nelia while at the same money the Rolleston based Kooringal Pastoral Company secured the first of the unled entries, Glenlands D Notable (S).
Volume buying support came from No 27 Pastoral Company, Acton Station, Richmond whom signed off on 23 for an average $4674. Charlie and Jackie Hawkins, Herbertvale Station, Camooweal returned for a total of 21 for two accounts, 10 at an average $5800 for Hawkins Cattle Company and 11 for on average $3636 for the CT Grazing Company. Three buyers taking nine each were Lochinvar Grazing Company, Augathella at an average $6389 and Rod Lawrie, Sebastapol, Westwood signing off on a $4222. Rongato Agri Business, Ayr also secured a draft of nine to average $4000.
Fred and Juleen Johnson, Chipahill Stud, Biloela sought out the $19,000 sire acquisition in the two-year-old Glenlands D Notebook while Noel and Robyn Geddes, Oasis Stud, Emerald had to pay $16,000 for their selection Glenlands D Napier (S) (21-months). Peter and Kay Hinchcliffe, Bouldercombe took the 23-month Glenlands Nardoo for $14,000 with Peter and Delecce Carrington, Rondel Stud, Winton took two bulls at $10,000 each. First was the led entry, the 22-month Glenlands D Nationality (P) followed by the 23-month-old Glenlands D Nostalga. Another Rondel purchase was the $12,000 Glenlands D Minister (P).
Repeat buyers the Bassett Cattle Company, Jenavale, Roma parted with $10,000 for the poll, Glenlands Maurillo. The scurred 27-month-old Glenlands Montreal made $20,000 selling to Hastings and Sandra Donaldson, Medway Stud, Bogantungan. Medway ended with two to average $14,000. Glenlands Mundy (D) a 32-month-old will commence duties for Will Haviland’s, Sugarland Stud, Eungella. Will also purchased the last bull to be offered the $9000 22-month-old Glenlands New Chum. John Atkinson, Katandra, Hughenden took home the $11,000 dehorned entry, Glenlands Malleson. The McMaster family, Jindabyne, Bungunya parted with $12,000 for a 22-month-old Glenlands D Johnstone son, Glenlands New Standard (P) on the way to snaring a trio to average them $7833.
The Corbett family, Karragarra Stud, Gympie returned to secure sires including the $17,000 unled Glenlands Never Never (P) (23- months). Myrtle Springs
Droughtmasters, Gunalda took the multi award winning Glenlands Missing Link for $16,000 in a three quarter share full procession arrangement while Salter family, Glen Fosslyn Stud, Glenmorgan selected the $9000 Glenlands D Newmarket (P).
John Baker, Booroondarra, Middlemount collected a trio to average $9333 topping at $13,000 for the 26-month Glenlands Manawa (P). Another of the Baker acquisitions was the $9000 2008 Feature Show champion, Glenlands Masterpiece (P) (32- months) in a three quarter share full procession arrangement.