Glenlands record $3.094M result
Story & images: Kent Ward

Sale summary:
172 Bulls av $17,988 top $120,000
Gross $3.094M – total clearance

Breed records were smashed at all levels at the Annual Glenlands Sale, Bouldercombe, in September.

Strong, consistent and sustained demand from leading commercial and seedstock operations saw a record average of $17,899 achieved along with record gross of $3.094M with another complete clearance. Averages climbed by $5876 on 2019 levels with an extra four bulls sold.

Sixteen led bulls averaged $45,656 topping at $120,000 while 151 unled registered counterparts topped at $100,000 to average $15,262. Five purebred entries sold to a high of $15,000 setting a $11,800 average.

Len and Sue Bode, Percol Plains, McKinlay purchased six for a phenomenal $64,000 average. Top of their selections at $110,00 was the 19-month-old, 881kg, 152EMA, Bounty Hunter (P) (Glenlands D Ramsay) sold in a three-quarter share full procession arrangement. Another of the Percol Plains acquisitions was the $90,000 Boston (IVF) (PP) (AI) (23-months) (890kg) (148EMA) (Glenlands Pacific). The 23-month-old, $62,500 Bartlow (P) (943kg) (150EMA) is another of their purchases.

Sale topper at $120,000 was the 23-month-old, 923kg, 140EMA, Bakers Dozen (PP) selling to Richard and Robyn Simmons, Avon Downs, Clermont. By Karragarra Lieutenant, Bakers Dozen headed the five bulls for Avon Downs at an average $41,000.

Top selling unled bull was the $100,000 23-month, 884kg, 150EMA, Black Jack (P) (Lamont Orlando) purchased by Mac and Gayle Shann, Lamont Stud, Clermont.

Seamark Pty Ltd., Camila Glen, Camila, Cliffdale, Theodore and Seloh Nolem, Nebo operated by Jim Gorman, took 29 head (17 percent of the offering) to average an economical $8828 to a top of $14,000.

Ben Power, Powerful Stud, Cloncurry secured the $72,000 Balmoral (PP) (25-months) 867kg) (142EMA) while the Maclands Stud, Bororen operated by Michael and Angela Corones took the $70,000 Bite The Bullet (PP) (23-months) (970kg) (140EMA).

At $60,000 the Glenlands Thor son, Balboa (23-months) (923kg) (137EMA) sold to Wayne and Lana Barnes, Waylanbar Stud, Emerald. Another at the same figure Band Wagon, (IVF) (24-months), (484kg), (147EMA) selling to Eddie and Sharon Maxwell, Crown – M Stud, Rockvale Station, Nelia. Crown – M took two to average $51,250 including the $42,500 Bourne Again (22-months).

Michael and Bronwyn Betts Hawkins, Nindethana Stud, Samford selected the $55,000 two-year-old, Bojangles (P), (827kg) (142EMA) (Glenlands D Vaas) as their only selection.

Gavin Winten, Kalbar Stud, Alpha claimed the $55,000 Baltimore (PP) (24-months) (886kg) (148EMA) while the Carrington family, Rondel Stud, Winton signed off on two to average them $34,250. Their top was the $36,000 22-month-old, Ball and Chain (P), (752kg) (140EMA) by the first release sire, Clonlara 16220 (P).  Boonah breeders, Greg and Dianne Anderson, Grandview Stud took two to average them $30,250. Top of their selections was the $42,500 Big Kahuna (Karragarra Lieutenant – Glenlands D My Country) (866kg).

Paul and Lisa Laycock, High Country Stud, Toogoolawah accounted for five at an average $24,000 topping at $38,000 for a 22-month-old, AI son of Ebony Hills Choirboy (P). Long term clients, Charlie and Jackie Hawkins, HC Pastoral, Toowoomba signed off on 15 to average them $11,600 topping at $13,000 on two occasions. Brisbane Valley Holdings, Coominya took with them 12 topping at $13,000 on two occasions to end at an average $11,500.

Ross Kiernan, Bygana, Clermont was one of the many to return taking a draft of nine for an average $14,111 topping at $20,000 for an IVF son by Glenlands Pacific aged 23-monthsBash and Robin Carmichael, Newcombe, Augathella also returned taking four at an average $12,750 topping at $16,000. John and Ellen Cotter, Kinbombi Station, Goomeri took four to average $13,667 topping at $16,000. Dale, Trevor and Shirley Jones, Myra, Clermont collectively took four for on average $11,500 topping at $12,000 on two occasions. JD Lex Investments, Brisbane claimed a trio for on average $9667 topping at $11,000 twice.

Agents conducting the sale were: Hourn and Bishop Qld, Savage Barker and Backhouse, Hoch and Wilkinson and Elite Livestock Auctions.

Glenlands 2020 Sale Report

Clint Chalmers, John and Richard Simmons, Avon Downs, Clermont with Helen and Darren Childs, Glenlands Stud.  Avon Downs will be the home of the top seller, the $120,000, Bakers Dozen (PP). The Simmonds family purchased five head for on average $41,000.

Glenlands 2020 Sale Report

Mac and Gayle Shann, Lamont Stud, Clermont with Carissa and Jason Childs. Lamont purchased the top selling unled bull, the $100,000, Black Jack (P).

Glenlands 2020 Sale Report

Matt Bishop, Hourn and Bishop Qld with Ray Jansen, Seamark Pty Ltd., Camila Glen, Camila, Cliffdale, Theodore and Seloh Nolem, Nebo took 29 head for on average $8828. With the pair are Helen and Darren Childs, Glenlands Stud.