Monday, April 22, 2024

Herefords, Angus fetch top price

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Koanui Polled Herefords, Maraetotara, made a top price of $29,000 for lot 3, Koanui Gallway Q570, sold to Eric and Sue Taylor of Corriebeg Farm Te Kuiti, a long-term commercial client. Koanui sold 61 of 63 bulls offered and averaged $10,057.
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Vendor Chris Chesterman says the turnover of bulls was excellent and the line-up strong right through, despite the past 18 months of challenging weather conditions and covid-19 disruption.

Next year will be Koanui’s 50th on-farm sale, dating back to the foundation of the breeding operation in 1972, which now numbers 800 registered females.

The Chestermans then travelled south to Kaikoura and paid the top price at the Matariki Herefords sale, $20,000 for Matariki Memphis.

Matariki offered 59 and sold 58, with an average of $8448.

Co-vendor Woodbank Angus offered 58 and sold 54, with an average of $9204 and a top of $15,000 paid three times by Kaiwara Angus, Sudeley Angus and Puke-Nui Angus.

Nearby at Conway Flat, the next day Te Mania Angus offered 149 bulls and sold 116, for an average of $8278 and a top price of $34,000 paid by Whangara Angus and Turihaua Angus.

Silverstream Charolais in Ataahua, near Christchurch, sold 46 Charolais out of 60 offered, averaged $9098 and made a top price of $23,000.

It also sold 10 Herefords out of 13, averaging $6950, with a top of $10,000.

Hemingford Charolais, Culverden, sold 41 of 47 bulls offered, averaged $7860 and topped the sale with $28,000, paid by Kia Toa Charolais.

Taimate Angus at Ward sold 66 out of 68 offered and made a top price of $21,000 for bull Q13.

Burtergill South Devon, in the same sale, sold 10 of 13, with a top of $15,000 and averaged $8111.

Kakahu Angus, Geraldine, sold 72 out of 82 offered with an average of $10,368 and a top price of $27,000, paid by a commercial farm.

Waiterenui Angus, Hastings, had a full clearance of 41 bulls to average $8200, with a top of $22,000 paid by a commercial farm.

Red Oak Angus, Amberley, made a top price of $20,000 paid by Sudeley Angus, sold 30 out of 36 offered and averaged $7450.

Grampians Angus, Amuri, had a full clearance of 35 bulls, averaged $10,957 and had a top price of $16,000, paid three times.

Fossil Creek Angus, North Otago, sold 62 of 67 offered, averaging $7637, with a high price of $19,000 to a commercial buyer.

Waitawheta Angus, Waihi, offered 24 and sold 22, averaged $5618 and topped the sale with $12,000, paid by Te Atarangi Angus.

Kaiwara Angus, Culverden, averaged $7068 across 23 out of 27 sold and twice made the top of $10,000.

Brackenfield Angus, Seddon, cleared its 12 lot catalogue, averaged $7333 and had a top of $14,500.

Blacknight Angus, near Blenheim, sold nine out of 13, making an average of $6166 and a top of $10,000.

Leefield Station Angus, Blenheim, had a full clearance of 11 bulls, averaged $8045 and a top of $13,500.

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