A total clearance of 20 bulls, 57 yearling heifers and 62 cows and calves was the highlight of the recent sale at Taminick stud Witherswood Angus.
The sale grossed $650500 and averaged $5854, with the bulls topping at $18000 and averaging $6025.
The yearling heifers recorded a top price of $8000, averaging $2930, while cows and calves topped at $11000, averaging $5855.
Owners Joan and John Woodruff were delighted with the result and said it was great to see buyers from four states, which they believed showed confidence in their breeding program.
The top-priced bull, Witherswood Innovation M0001, was purchased by Nick Franc of Franc Angus at Beaufort, who was excited about his purchase.
‘‘He is the whole package,’’ Mr Franc said.
‘‘He has really good bloodlines and complements the Angus herd I have got.
‘‘I’ll be using him to hopefully breed bulls. He is a really deep, heavy-looking bull.’’
Leawood Angus, from Flynn in the ACT, purchased the second-top-priced bull for $12000 and also bought three cows and calves.
The top-priced cow and calf were purchased by Clayhill of Booral, Queensland, for $11500.
The sale was conducted by Elders, Landmark, Corcoran & Parker, GTSM and also had Auctionsplus involvement.