Bull sale clears all stock
THE Valera Vale Droughmaster sale has again topped the charts with a 100 per cent clearance in the ring and a selling average of $5341.84.
The sale was run at stud principal Michael Flynn’s property in Augathella, with buyers coming from all over Australia and clearing the 98 bulls on offer.
Mr Flynn said it was an exceptionally strong sale in the tough circumstances.
“You can’t top 100 per cent,” Mr Flynn said. “Last year we got 100 per cent clearance but we had 24 less bulls; we knew it was a risk having more but they were so good that we couldn’t knock any of them out and we just let the buyers decide.”
The top-price bull was Lot 54, which sold for $15,500 to the James family of Hidden Valley, Katherine.
“Thank you to everybody for their tremendous support in these tough times, the majority of the buyers were repeat buys, which gives you confidence that the bulls are dong their jobs.”