2020 Sale Results
Josh Heck of SBB/GDL is pictured with buyer Cec Pelling of Fernleigh Droughtmasters and vendor Zach Muntelwit of Rondel Droughtmastersand top priced bull Lot 10 Rondel Wolverine (H) $22,000.
Photo: Ben Harden Queensland Country Life
85 Bulls sold at an average of $8,941
with a 100% clearance, top of $22,000
The 6th annual BullZeye Sale saw a total clearance of 85 bulls in Capella, reaching a top of $22,000. The 2020 draft had an average age of 23 months, an average weight of 781 kilograms and an eye muscle area of 132 square centimetres.
Rondel Wolverine (H) sold for the $22,000 top price to Fernleigh Droughtmasters. A son of Glenlands Umpire, the impressive 24-month-old bull tipped the scales at 904kg with an EMA of 138sq cm.
Second top price honours went to Lot 16 Skye Fred (H) who sold for $16,000 to Jason Johnston, Craiglea Droughtmaster Stud. Sired by Oasis A Sterlo (H), at 21 months of age Fred weighed in at 730kg with an EMA of 125sq cm.
Next in line was Medway Chief (P) who sold for $15,000 to Glen Kelly Family Trust. Sired by Medway Shake Hands (P) from Glenlands Master Key (IVF) (P), Chief at 21 months old, weighed 770kg with an EMA of 140cm.
Bulk buying honours of the day went to two operations.
The O'Sullivan family, Jumba Holdings, Charters Towers, purchased six bulls with a top of $9000 for an average of $7333.
The Bradford family, Arcturus Downs, Springsure, purchased five bulls, which included a top price of $10,000, averaging $8200.
Peter and Deleece Carrington and family of Rondel Droughtmasters, Winton sold 10 bulls with a top of $22,000 for an average of $11,600. Libby Ingram, Skye Droughtmasters, Alpha sold five bulls with a top of $16,000 to average $11,000 per head, while Steve and Claire Farmer of SC Droughtmasters, Yaamba sold to a top of $13,000 and averaged $8888 from nine bulls offered.
Will and Ingrid Haviland of Sugarland Droughtmasters, Capella sold seven bulls to average $8428, topping at $13,000. Drew and Kerri McKenzie of the Hamadra stud, Bluff sold 22 bulls, to top at $14,000 for an average of $8545. Paul and Paula Russell of Locarno Droughtmasters, Dingo sold ten bulls to average $6900.
Hastings and Sandra Donaldson and family of Medway Droughtmasters, Bogantungan sold 10 bulls to top at $15,000 with an average of $9,700. Cliff Mylrea, Needmor Droughtmasters, Gogango sold twelve bulls, topping twice at $11,000 to average $8000.
Over 50 bid cards registered for the day with many repeat clients and some new, which was very pleasing to see. Buyers hailed from Springsure to Nebo to Charters Towers to Hughenden and many places in between.
Selling agents: Nutrien Rockhampton and SBB/GDL Rockhampton