A set of older and new generation Glenlands sires featured at last week’s Considerata SA Africa Droughtmaster Sale, Afridome Showgrounds, Parys, South Africa.

Top seller on the day was for the Wingfield Blarney (pictured) daughter and heifer calf, 17 50CSA for $55,935 (pictured). Her full brother, 17 62CSA topped the male section of the sale selling for $43,304. The four bulls sold setting an overall average of $22,735. Other Glenlands sires featured in the offering included Que Sera (ET) (AI) with daughters selling for up to $49,620 to Hurwitz Droughtmasters, Davel, Mpumalanga. Hurwitz purchased three females to average them $24,960 which included a daughter of Quartermaster for $8120.  Daughters of Pedersen topped at $28,897 with two full ET sisters averaging $22,554. Another full sister had sold previously to Hurwitz Droughtmasters for $27,100. Another to make an impact in the sale was our Hilton son, Limited Edition with three daughters selling to $37,891 to average $17,322. In summary 15 cow and calf units averaged $18,465 while six PTIC cows averaged $13,909 topping at $37,891. A trio of PTIC heifers averaged $17,292 and 350 straws of semen averaged $126/straw ending in total clearance for the vendors.

Auctioneer was the internationally acclaimed, Johan Van der Nest with the sale hosted through Simon Hughes, SHM Auctions and Meerkat Online Auctions.