2013

• Sale summary
• 167 bulls av $6114 top $40,000
• Gross $1.021m
• Total clearance

Another million dollar plus result coupled with another complete clearance were again the standout features of last weeks annual Glenlands Sale.

A two state buyer list bolstered by new clientele were added the already healthy supporter base as both leading seedstock and end producers grappled for a slice of the catalogue.

IMG_7316_RGBVendors, the Childs family saw their sale openers, 10 led bulls averaged $12,400. Demand for the 150 unled registered male counterparts didn’t dissipate either with that section peaking at $30,000 to average $5770. Seven purebred entries averaged $4500 to top at $6000 on two occasions. In total, 160 registered entries averaged $6181 on the way to a bottom line male result of 167 bulls with a $6114 medium. Affordability has always been a feature of the sale with 34 percent of the sale sold for a $4000 figure or less.

At $40,000 the market topper was the 27-month, 925kg, Glenlands Quiff (P) (AI) (IVF). With an EMA of 137 the son of Glenlands I-Spy (Horsham) sold to Rolleston breeders, Gray and John O’Neill, Nyanda Stud.

Next best was the $30,000 D Roebuck (P) (AI) (IVF) a 19 month, 710kg, 118 EMA son of the dual RNA champion, Maxamillion selling to the Purnell family, Calioran Stud, Alton Downs.

Sale opener and Beef Expo winner, Quarry (P) (31-mths) (1020kg) (137 EMA) sold for $16,000 to Paul and Lisa Laycock, High Country Stud, Eskdale. Stablemate, the 31-month, 1005kg, Quanda (P) (AI) (IVF) sold for $16,000 to David and Colleen Smith Vale View Stud, Manumbah. Vale View selected two to average $11,750.

Other high sellers were Rinehart (P) (22-months) making $16,000 to John and Marnie Baker, Booroondarra, Middlemount. At the amount the 25-month, Red Oak (P) sold to David Schloss, Glenn Valley Stud, Murgon. Fred and Juleen Johnson, Chipahill Stud, Biloela secured the 24-month, Revenue (P) for $15,500 while the Morris family, Welltown, Goondiwindi took home the 24-month, Right Time (P) for $15,000. The trio from Booroondarra, Middlemount averaged $10,167.

Leading commercial producers were again prominent returning to throw their support behind the offering. The No. 27 Pastoral Company, Acton, Richmond took 18 for on average $5111. Charlie and Jackie Hawkins, HC Pastoral Company, Malakoff Downs, Hughenden signed off on 13 to average $4846. Brisbane based, Daddamarine Pty Ltd secured a line of eight for an average $4063. Colin and Linda Hewitt, Hewitt Cattle Australia, Fork Lagoon, Emerald selected 15 throughout the offering to average $5566. Top of their selections was a polled, 21-month-old $13,000 son of Glenlands Maranoa. Bash and Robin Carmichael, Newcombe, Augathella retuned taking six for on average $6333.

Woorabinda Pastoral Company, Foleyvale, Duaringa also picked up eight to average $6063. Spreadborough Pastoral Company, Finsbury Park, Roma returned to take three for a healthy $8333 average. Jim Gorman, Seamark Pty Ltd, Cliffdale, Theodore signed off on 12 for a $3500 average and five for on average $3000 for the Nebo holding, Vermont Park.

Maher Pastoral Company, Maitland, NSW outlaid $14,000 for Recoup (P) (22-mths) while John Cotter, Kinbombi Station, Goomeri took five to average $6900. The Litchfield family, Hivesville spent $11,000 on a 22-month-old poll, Remote by Comanche Chief. Richard and Adele Acton, Ambleside Stud, Thangool claimed a trio for a $6833 medium. Tony Whitehead, Undercliff Station, Nebo took six for on average $4833. Regular investors, Dan and Helen Sullivan, Talagai, Capella took a pair to average $6750.

Agents: Elders, Landmark, Hourn and Bishop.

Caption: The $40,000 Glenlands Quiff (P) (AI) (IVF) is pictured with purchaser, Gray O’Neill, Nyanda, Rolleston and Jason Childs, Glenlands Stud, Bouldercombe