2005 Bull Sale report

Sinclair Munro quoted: "The great sale result was a result of the market recognising Booroomooka Angus’s disciplined production system that produces large numbers of high quality bulls to meet customer needs".

Hugh Munro quoted: "Eighty years of breeding showed in the depth and consistency of the sale bulls".

Bulls sold to leading Angus Studs including : The $19,000 top priced bull Lot 51- a son of Bon View New Design 1407- having a $B3 index of $113 sold to Dunoon Angus Stud, Holbrook. Dunoon Angus has had success with a previous purchase from Booroomooka, Undertaken U170. Undertaken U170 is the highest IMF% ebv bull with progeny in Australia. A consortium of Studs purchased Lot 52,Booroomooka Undertaken Y145 for $16,000. A 825 kg, 44cm scrotal, with an IMF% ebV OF +2.9% and with a $B3index of +$108.

Wattletop Angus Stud purchased 2 high quality bulls, Lot 115 a son of Bon View New Design 1407 for $16,000 and Lot 145 a tremendous Booroomooka Theo son for $10,500. Fred Bell from Glenavon Angus Stud put three excellent bulls together, each for $10,000 each, Lots 38, 116 and 144 all sons of Bon View New Design 1407 which all combined excellent phenotype with excellent EBVs. Richard and Jan Baillie from Wyagdon Angus, Bathurst who regularly top weaner sales with progeny of Booroomooka Bulls outlaid $15,500 for Lot 91 an outstanding Yellowstone son.

Commercial producers that have high quality angus herds purchased some terrific bulls including James Harris, Abington Station, Bundarra who purchased Lot 16 for $16,000. Doug and Wendy Collins purchased 7 bulls to be used on a newly acquired property on King Island. Volume buyer from last year Phil Reardon was active again this year buying 6 bulls. Another strong user of Booroomooka genetics Bary Gamer from Brightling Park, Gunnedah purchased 6 bulls.

Volume buyer of the day was the Slade family from Mulguthrie Pastoral Coy who purchased 12 bulls to be used in their successful cross breeding enterprise. The bulls are to be used over Santa and Santa/Angus cross females. Ray Joiner from Sundown Pastoral Coy bought 10 bulls. New Buyers Mike Fahey and family from Copmanhurst purchased 3 bulls to cross over Brahman cows.

The guest auctiooner was Luke Scicluna from Davidson Cameron, Gunnedah who did a great job selling the 169 lots in less than 3 hours.


Summary

Bulls sold:169

Clearance:100%

Sale Gross:$1,013,500

Average:$5997

Top Price:$19,000

96 Bulls sold for:$5,000 or less 

20 Bulls sold for:$10,000 or more

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