2022    Sale Results

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SALE TOPPER: Luke Carrington, Rondel Droughtmasters, Winton, Sasha Mylrea, Sakensha Droughtmasters, Gogango, with top price bull Rondel Buckskin, who sold for $24,000.

Photo: Sheree Kershaw Queensland Country Life

53 Bulls sold to average $9,943
with an 80% clearance, top of $24,000

The 8th annual BullZeye Sale saw a clearance of 53 bulls out of 66 offered in Capella to average $9,943, gross $527,000 and reaching a top of $24,000. The 2022 draft had an average age of 22.2 months, an average weight of 769 kilograms and an eye muscle area of 133 square centimetres.

The 850 kilogram, 24-month-old sale topper Rondel Buckskin sold to Sasha Mylrea, Sakensha Droughtmasters, Gogango.  The homozygous polled sire prospect is by Leverdale Bear and out of Lilivale Donna.  With measurements of 41 centimeters in scrotal circumference, 144 square centimeters for eye muscle area, 8mm P8 and 7mm rib fat depth.  Buckskin tested 90pc for semen motility and had an intramuscular fat percentage of 4.2.  

Second top price honours went to Cliff Mylrea, Needmor Dorughtmasters, Rookwood, for the sale of Needmor Igor of $21,000 to buyer Lake Elphinstone Station, Nebo.  Needmor Droughtmasters, Gogango sold a total of eight bulls to average $9,375.

Andrew and Kerri McKenzie, Hamadra Droughtmaster stud, Bluff, sold 22 bulls, reaching a top of $19,000 for an average of $6,090. Riley McKenzie, Ramardoo Droughtmasters, sold two bulls to average $5,500.

 

Peter and Deleece Carrington and family, Rondel Droughtmasters, Winton, sold 13 bulls for an average of $11,153.

 

Will and Ingrid Haviland, Sugerland Droughtmasters, sold two bulls to average $5,000.

 

The Donaldson family, Medway Droughtmasters, Bogantungan, sold eight bulls to an average of $9,625, topping their draft at $14,000. 

Skye Droughtmasters, Alpha, sold seven bulls with a top of $18,000 to average $8,571.

 

Steve and Claire Farmer of SC Droughtmasters, Yaamba, averaged $7,200 for their five bulls sold, reaching a top of $15,000.

Bulk buyer honours of the day went to Gibson Partnership, Dalby who put together a draft of 10 bulls to average $5,000.  

41 bid cards were registered for the day with bulls staying local in Capella and Clermont and going as far as Nebo, Springsure, Baslat, Moranbah, Charters Towers, Hughenden.

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