Dorper stud sale has 100 per cent clearance
PERFORMANCE in dry paddocks, high yielding carcasses and confidence in the industry had prime lamb producers lining up to purchase the quality, performance-recorded genetics offered by the Curtis family at the Bellevue dorper and white dorper stud’s 13th ram sale held on-property, Bellevue, Millmerran, on Saturday, September 15.
With a 100 per cent clearance of the 119 lots offered on sale day, the auction saw an average price of $1919.
All rams were from Bellevue’s 2017 drop, with most still having their lambs’ teeth and being born in the August-October 2017 drop.
Top priced rams went to Bellevue repeat buyers.
Dominic Devine, Kulki, Bollon, secured the top priced white dorper ram at $7000 and was the volume purchaser of the sale with 16 lots.
Owen, Karen and Jack Betts of Biddeston bought the
$6200 top priced dorper ram. Landmark’s Colby Ede and Simon Booth conducted the successful auction, which saw
48 registered bidders as well as AuctionsPlus operating.
RAVISHING RAM: Landmark auctioneer Simon Booth, Dominic Devine of Kulki, Bollon, David Curtis of Bellevue, Millmerran, Kelvin White of Kulki, Bollon, and Sophie Curtis of Bellevue, Millmerran, with the top priced white dorper ram.
RIGHT: Sophie Curtis with new owner and Bellevue repeat buyer Owen Betts of Biddeston, and David Curtis of Bellevue, Millmerran.