Jarrah Genetics Helmsman Bull Sale 2019 Results
Jarrah Genetics hosted their annual bull sale on Monday with repeat buyers leading the bidding on both the Hereford and Jarrah Red Sale bulls.
A total of 47 from 56 bulls sold for a clearance of 84pc to record an average of $4,468.
Principal of Jarrah Genetics Sam Becker said he was overwhelmed with the support on the day.
"The highlight of the day was the calibre of commercial operations that are choosing to source genetics from Jarrah with many of these repeat buyers and also a number of new clients," he said.
"We had people from Atherton Tablelands in FNQ to Boulia in the West as well as many locals purchasing bulls. Buyers recognised the need for enhanced MSA compliance with the British influence in their breeding programs and are able to source these genetics from our adapted CQ herd."
It was Hereford Lot 8 Jarrah Odyssey N089 (H) (pictured) that recorded the top price of the day hitting $7,000, purchased by northern cattleman Matthew Crowley, Charters Towers.
Top priced Jarrah Red bull was lot 62 (pictured) who sold for $6,500 to Scott and Kelly Becker, Paranui Pastoral Company, Theodore.
Repeat client William Wilson, Calliope Station, Calliope was the volume buyer of the day, buying a total of eight bulls with a breakdown of six Hereford bulls and two Jarrah Red bulls.
Lot 1 – Purchased by Calliope Cattle Company ‘Calliope Station’, Calliope.
Lot 7 – Purchased by Andy Powell ‘Dysart Station’, Dysart.
Lot 37 – Purchased by Bill and Rosie Werth ‘Bracklyn’, Bauhinia.
Lot 38 – Purchased by Steve Lawrie ‘Powlathanga’, Charters Towers.
Lot 57 – Purchased by David Luke ‘Lignum Station’, Clermont.