New and return clients had the best of both worlds with spirited bidding on both top-end sires as well as value for money rams at the 30th Hillden Poll Dorset stud on-property sale at Bannister last Friday.
The running of the Melbourne Cup – which reportedly stops a nation – certainly had its effects on supply numbers offered at prime cattle markets this week.
At their 12th on-property ram sale, the Williams family of Thalabah Merino stud, Laggan, cleared all 60 rams offered to a $1583 average and top-price of $4500.
A large crowd flocked to the Grassy Creek Merino sale held on-property at “Tarengo” Boorowa today to see a strong result with interstate buyers taking the top end.
A large crowd was drawn to Ariah Park for what was the 41st Annual Cadell Border Leicester Sale in the studs 70th year.
Today’s third Calga and Uardry Dohne Southern Production Ram Sale held at Caroonboon Station, Wanganella, saw the Pye family reward for their efforts.
In a result described by Springwaters co-principal Dane Rowley as "beyond our expectations", Springwaters Poll Dorset stud, Boorowa, sold all 162 rams offered to a $1820 average and top-price of $4000.