Highlights of the Braford National Sale

Kelly Butterworth@kbutterworthqcl

THE National Braford sale was held in Gracemere today, with 125 of 149 bulls sold for an average of $7056.

The sale grossed $882,000 and cleared 83 per cent.

Top priced bull was lot 99, Carinya Sweeney, a polled bull offered by the Amor family who weighed 926kg, with an EMA of 130sq cm, and a scrotal circumference of 41cm.

He was sold to Brian and Trinket Anderson, Glenduan, Theodore, for $42,500.

There was a two way tie for second top priced bull, with two selling for $26,000.

Little Valley Foster, a 1032kg bull of 30 months of age boasted an EMA of 140sq cm, and a scrotal circumference of 39cm.

He sold to Warren Wilson, Redbank, Mitchell.

Also selling for $26,000 was Carinya Theo, a bull boasted 810kg of red meat with an EMA of 117sq cm, and a scrotal circumference of 37cm.

He sold to Jack Meek, Cargara, Augathella.

The volume buyer of the sale was Paul and Janice Anderson, Eureka Grazing, Alpha, who purchased eight bulls grossing $46,000 for an average of $5750.

Amongst the eight bulls was Carinya Sanders, which they paid $16,000 for.

Each going home with six bulls apiece were Tigrigie Cattle, Moorabinda, Taroom, ($45,000 gross, average $7500), John Murray, Oran, Richmond ($25,000 gross, average $4083), B and A Galloway, Barrain, Blackwater, ($18,000 gross, average $3000), and S and G Jones, Forest Home, Marlborough (gross ($18,000 gross, average $3000).

Selling agents: Landmark, Elders, and SBB. 

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