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 Glenlands Timekeeper for $22,000 for export purposes while the Medway operation claimed the top selling herd bull, a 19-month-old, Glenlands K.B. son for $15,000. Steven Swan, Inala, Moura took the sale opener Glenlands 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, Glenlands D Trilogy (P) (AI) (ET). Alan Matson, Ebony Hills Stud, Allora claimed the $28,000 Glenlands Tape Deck (P) (22-months) (744kg). Fred and Juleen Johnson, Chipahill Stud, Biloela outlaid $26,000 for the 23-month, 840kg, Glenlands Tancred (P) while two flush brothers averaged $17,500 topping at $22,000 for the 26-month-old, Glenlands D Trademark (P) selling to the Pelling family’s, Fernleigh stud, Theodore and the $13,000 Glenlands 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 Glenlands Typhoon (P) 24-months). Gray O’Neill, Nyanda, Rolleston outlaid $20,000 for the 17-month, Glenlands Touchdown (P). Michael and Angela Corones, Koorawatha, Bororen claimed a trio for a $14,333 average including the $20,000 Glenlands D Trail Blazer (P) (24-months) (966kg) (144EMA) a natural out of the multi award winning donor female, Glenlands D Quote (IVF) and the $15,000 Glenlands Tribute (S) ( 23-months) (868kg) (Glenlands K.B./Glenlands Pandora).
Ken, Shelley and Ben Mutton, Fieldhouse Stud, Wickepin, WA returned taking the $19,000 Glenlands Two Up (P) (24-months) while Jim Conroy, General Manager, Semex Australia and New Zealand secured the global rights of the $18,000 Glenlands D Sandlewood (P) (27-months) (860kg). Augathella breeders, Scott and Tracy Sewell, Wingstar Stud picked the $18,000 son of the first season sire, Glenlands Paterson in the form of the 21-month-old, Glenlands Tornado (S) ( 772kg). Roma based, Warrego Stud operated by the O’Kane family secured the $16,000 Glenlands Paterson son, Glenlands Telford (P) (23-months) while the Clonlara stud, Glenmorgan secured the $14,000 Glenlands D Thunderbolt (P) (20-months). Another to make $18,000 was Glenlands Santos (P) (Glenlands Hatch) (33-months) (1065kg) selling to Greg and Sue Wales, Buthurra Vale Stud, Mackay.
Anthony Anderson, Eddington Stud, Julia Creek returned to select the $15,000 Glenlands Terrain (S) (23-months) (Glenlands Notus) (720kg). Thomas Burnett, Tuttawa, Dirrinbandi picked up a pair to average him $11,750. Top of these was the $12,000, 24-month-old, Glenlands Titan (P) (812kg, 11/8mm and 118EMA) by the introduced Garthowen Sparrow 2. The other was an $11,500 25-month-old by Glenlands Orient (P). David and Colleen Smith, Vale View Stud, Goomeri took a $9000 Glenlands K.B. son in the two-year-old, Glenlands Tactician (H) (864kg) (145EMA).
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, Glenlands 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