Dor­per stud sale has 100 per cent clear­ance

Warwick Daily News - South West Queensland Rural Weekly - - News -

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.

PHO­TOS: CON­TRIB­UTED

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.

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