EASTERN Plains Angus achieved a new stud record at its annual on-property sale near Guyra on Friday as all 78 bulls offered were snapped up at an average of $14,744.
This year’s average surpassed last year’s of $8103 and even bettered last year’s highest price of $14,000.
The 71 registered bidders in attendance and the many more following the sale online via AuctionsPlus did not have to wait long to see the top-price bulls sold with two going for $24,000 inside the first 10 lots of the sale.
The first to reach the $24,000 mark was Eastern Plains Quigley Q30, which was sold to MacCallum Livestock, Woolbrook.
A 26-month-old son of Baldridge Command C036 and out of Eastern Plains IDA J58 weighed 818 kilograms, rated in…