2021    Sale Results

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SALE TOPPER: Drew McKenzie, Hamadra Droughtmasters, Bluff, GDL auctioneer Josh Heck, Rockhampton, with top price bull Hamadra Kobba (P).

Photo: Ben Harden Queensland Country Life

61 Bulls sold at an average of $10,311
with a 84% clearance, top of $24,000

The 7th annual BullZeye Sale saw a clearance of 61 bulls out of 73 offered in Capella, reaching a top of $24,000. The 2021 draft had an average age of 22.2 months, an average weight of 782 kilograms and an eye muscle area of 131 square centimetres.

​Hamadra Kobba (P) D5 sold for the $24,000 top price to Ross and Luke Parkinson and family at Mount Lowe, Capella.  A son of Vale View Arizona 2 (P) and out of Hamadra Interlude (P), the impressive 20-month-old bull tipped the scales at 888kg with an EMA of 136sq cm.

Second top price honours went to Lot 63 Rondel Black Jack (PP) who sold for $21,000 to Riverside Pastoral, Nebo. Sired by Medway Xcursively (S), at 21 months of age Black Jack weighed in at 862kg with an EMA of 127sq cm.​

​Bulk buying honours of the day went to four commercial operations.

Morganbury Pastoral, Charters Towers, were the top buyers on the day, purchasing six bulls for an average of $8500.

Sam Bradford of Springsure purchased four bulls for an average of $8500, while the Dodson family secured four bulls for an average of $9500.

The Cragg family of Mourindilla and Fairview, Dingo, purchased four bulls for an average of $6250.

 

​Peter and Deleece Carrington and family of Rondel Droughtmasters, Winton sold 11 bulls with a top of $21,000 for a strong average of $13,363.  Libby Ingram, Skye Droughtmasters, Alpha sold five bulls with a top of $20,000 to average $14,400 per head, while Steve and Claire Farmer of SC Droughtmasters, Yaamba sold to a top of $20,000 and averaged $9333 from 3 bulls sold on the day.

Will and Ingrid Haviland, Sugarland Droughtmasters, Capella, sold six bulls for a top of $14,000 to average $7000.  Andrew and Kerri McKenzie of the Hamadra Stud, Bluff, sold 15 bulls, to top at $24,000 for an average of $8,800, while Riley McKenzie, Ramardoo Droughtmasters, sold one bull for $8000.

Paul and Paula Russell of Locarno Droughtmasters, Dingo, sold four bulls on the day for a top of $14,000 and an average of $9000.

Hastings and Sandra Donaldson and family, Medway Droughtmasters, Capella, sold eight bulls to top at $18,000 with a solid average of $10,125.

Cliff Mylrea, Needmor Droughtmasters, Gogango, sold nine bulls, topping at $20,000, to average $9889.

 

​36 bid cards registered for the day with bulls staying local in Capella and Clermont and as far as Springsure, Nebo, Charters Towers, Rocky, and Gympie.

 

Selling agents: GDL and Nutrien; simulcast by Elite Livestock Auctions.