Dairy

Record price for top cow

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February 07, 2018

Paringa Holsteins stud owners Pam and Jamie Malcolm watch on as their cattle is sold.

Under the hammer... Paringa Fever Noosa was Lot 8 of the sale.

The seating area was full at Shepparton Regional Saleyards to watch the Paringa Holsteins second stage dispersal sale.

Paringa Dempsey Nicoise sold for the second highest price.

2nd stage dispersal sale

Invergordon stud Paringa Holsteins held its second stage complete dispersal sale on Friday, with Lot 3 selling for the top price of $33000.

The highest price ever paid at the Shepparton Regional Saleyards was reached when Paringa Fever Opa EX 91, the 2016 International Dairy Week Grand Champion, was sold for $33000 to a syndicate of Australian and overseas buyers.

N, M and J Staley of Yarram paid $10800 for Paringa Dempsey Nicoise, a very correct heifer bred from six generations of Aussie EX dams.

The sale saw 50 cows and heifers gross $186650, averaging $3733.

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