Aussie Whites break record

by admin on October 20th, 2018

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The $28,000 top stud ram buyers’ Robert Gilmore & Robert Endacott, with Tattykeel’s Graham Gilmore.
Nanjing Night Net

Tattykeel Australian White stud, Oberon, tookout the breed’s top price record, after reaching $28,000, at their third annual on-property sale.

Second highest price ram buyers’ Bruce & Jennie Hodgson & Danny Teskara, Victoria, and Tattykeel’s, Martin Gilmore.

Buyersfrom across the country helpedto push the competitive sale tothe record price anda $3625 sale average.

One-hundred and thirty-eight lots went under the hammer, including 22 stud rams, which recorded a total draft clearance, for a $28,000 topprice and a $9386 average.

Ben and Neville Rowney, Garmandale Australian Whites, Lascelles, Victoria, with Tattykeel team member, Ross Gilmore.

Tattykeel Ringmaster, sired by 140343,was sold to repeat buyers’ Robert and Toni Gilmore, Ardess Australian White stud, Oberon, and Robert and Leanne Endacott, Red Hill Australian White stud, Wongarbon.

The studpartnership also selected a stud ewe for $2000.

Robert Gilmore,Ardess Australian White stud, Oberon, said the trusted partnership between thestuds has blossomed into holding a joint annual on-property sale and purchasing the ram, allowed both operations access to quality genetics.

“We wanttobring the ramssize,depth and moderate frame with a heavy carcaseto our breeding program,” he said.

The second highest price was $20,000 for a stud ram and was sold to Bruce and Jennie Hodgson, Ardene Australian White stud, Darlington, Victoria, and Danny Teskara, Roslynmead West Sheep studs, Echuca, VIC.

Tattykeel Australian White stud, co-principal, Graham Gilmore said the continuous increase on sale top prices and averages, indicates that forward progression is occurring.

“Today a producer saidto me the bottom-end just keep getting better and better – that’s what it’s about,” he said.

“The amount of return buyers showthere is consistencyand confidence within the breed –it’s proof things are working.”

The $17,000 third top price was also fetched by a stud ram and was sold to Neville and Ben Rowney, Garmandale Australian Whites, Lascelles, VIC.

Volume buyer was Tony Rutter, Cottage Creek Australian Whites, Tarcutta, who brought10 lots, topping $15,000 for a stud ram, for a$4975.

The stud ewes cleared 38 lots out of the 50 offered, topping $4500, for a $2701 average.

The sale was conducted by Landmark, Bathurst, with auctioneers’ Mark Barton, Wagga, and Andrew Wishhart, Cootamundra.

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