2017 New Dimension Braford Sale

New Dimension Sale Summary

The 13th Annual New Dimension Sale was held at the Bell Showgrounds on Saturday the 26th August. Elders stud stock auctioneers sold a total of 57 head to gross $201,900.

The stands were filled to capacity with a number of new buyers present with strong support coming from commercial breeders. Long-time supporters of the Braford breed, Arthur & Vanessa Bambling opened the sale. The Bambling family operates a commercial Braford herd on their property “Penwhaupell” at Gayndah.

Bulls reached a top price of $18,000 twice and females to a top of $5,000. 14 registered bulls averaged $6285 with a 74% clearance and 44 females to an impressive 98% clearance.

34 registered females averaged $2,470 and 9 commercial females topped at $1,600 three times from the draft of weaner heifers offered by Craig & Kathy Knauth, Nungil Brafords, Brymaroo and Robert & Lesette Hoffmann, Downfall Creek, Guluguba.

Stewart Anderson, “Devils Nest” Theodore, paid the top price of $5,000 for polled heifer, Carinya 2849, with all proceeds donated to the Royal Flying Doctor Service Qld. Flight nurse, Courtney Bylett, traveled from the Charleville base to receive the cheque and convey appreciation for this generous contribution. Mr Anderson purchased 6 Carinya females to average $3,125 and the McNamara family, “Strathgyle” Bell paid $4,750 for Carinya 2827.

Jack Meek, “Cargara” Augathella, took home 3 bulls from the Amor family`s Carinya Stud at Dulacca to average $16,000. They included the equal top price bulls, Carinya Sterling sired by Little Valley Kahu – 31mths/922kg/P8 15/Rib 13/IMF 6.2/ EMA 125 and Carinya Turvey sired by Carinya Novac – 23mths/733kg/P8 13/Rib 10/IMF 5.1/EMA 120.

Bruce & Jo Whip, “Glenrowan” Morven, purchased 3 bulls – Carinya Swain $16,000, Strathgyle Dallas $4,000 and Sunny Lawn Allawah for $3,000.

The Donovan family, “Ashby” Jimbour, sold 3 bulls to average $6,333 topping at $7,500 for Ashby Monterey, sold to I & G Pershouse, Benarby.  Ashby also sold 10 registered heifers to a top of $3,200 for Ashby Marrssa, sold to Lindsay and Linore Ruhl, “Linlora” Allora.

Little Valley Grazing, Casino, sold 2 bulls to the Timm family, Hayden to average $3,500 and 2 registered females to a top of $4,000 for Little Valley Shazza sold to Ben O`Connell, Biloela.

Scott & Veronica Skerman, “Rarcamba” Wandoan sold one bull for $3,000 and 2 registered females for an average of $2,500 including Rarcamba Ruby for $2,750, sold to the Bell family Wondai.

Evelyn Graving, Biloela, purchased Banyula Ashby for $3,500 from Rhonda Ryan, Emerald.

Regular buyers, the Sullivan family, Pittsworth purchased 8 heifers for an average of $1,438 and Max & Dawn Raddu, “Limevale” Dalby sold 3 commercial weaner heifers for an average of $933.

The vendors and members of the New Dimension Sale committee sincerely thank all buyers, underbidders and visitors for their attendance. Special thanks to our sponsors for their valued support – Elders, Bell Show Society, Carrick Aland Accountants, Morrissey & Co, Ausure Insurance Brokers, Dalby Rural Supplies, Wild River Concrete, Rhonda Ryan, Dalby Leagues Club and Engine Australia.