Red Legacy Sale hits $40,000 to gross $870,000

January 5, 2016

Story and pics: Kent Ward

Sale summary
• 112 Females av $7125 top $32,500 96 pc clearance
• 4 Sires av $16.750 top $40,000
 • 2 Semen packages av $2500
• Gross $870,000

Red sires topped $40,000 while joined females hit $32,500 and maiden heifers made to $24,000 and breeder units sold to a high of $20,000 to a three state buying panel at the NCC ‘Red Legacy’ Brahman Sale in September.
In a catalogue breakdown, vendor, Brett Nobbs and family, NCC Stud, Duaringa saw their cow and calf units average $7146, joined heifers average $7442 and their unjoined heifers average $6882. This resulted in a bottom line result was 112 females selling for a $7125 medium. Four stud sires averaged $16,750 while the two semen packages on offer averaged $2500 culminating in a $870,000 gross and a 96 percent clearance at auction.


Top selling female, the $32,500, 32-month-old NCC Dienka 2696 (IVF) with buyer Stephen Sivewright, Diddine Stud, South Lismore, NSW (right), his niece Sarah Sivewright, South Lismore (middle) and Mariah Bush, NCC Stud, Duaringa (left).

Top selling female was the $32,500 NCC Dienka 2696 (IVF) (32-months) selling to Stephen Sivewright, Diddine Stud, South Lismore, NSW. The daughter of JDH Mr Elmo Manso (US) and NCC Dienka 236 (SA) carried a positive test to the RAS champion, NCC Santoro (IVF). Diddine ended with 10 females to average $13,050 and a semen package (NCC Rumpole (ET)) for $3500. Other Diddine purchases included an $18,000 daughter of NCC Serengeti (eight-years) and a $16,000, four-year-old matron by NCC Springbok (SA). Dominating the catalogue were 23 daughters of the International Grand Champion, Elmo, that averaged $8478 while five daughters of the African donor import, Dienka 238 averaged $15,500.
Sale topper and top selling sire was the $40,000 RAS Feature Show champion, NCC Santoro (IVF) (Elmo). At four-years of age Santoro was purchased by Brenten, Hamilton, Caitlyn and Emily Donaldson, Medway, Bogantungan.  A partnership between Adam Gunthorpe, Tarramba Stud, Banana and Brian and Cindy Hughes, Lanes Creek Stud, Georgetown netted the $12,000 sire, NCC Shogun (IVF). Kelvin Jochheim, Hill Rise Stud, Proserpine outlaid $10,000 for the three-year-old joining sire, Ooline Legacy (NCC Springbok (SA)). Taking the remaining sire, the rising four-year-old, Lanes Creek Slingshot (ET) (NCC Springbok) at $5000 were Roland and Sally Everingham, Oak Park, Einasleigh.
Top selling breeder unit at $20,000 was NCC Dienka 2102 (IVF) (Elmo Manso). The four-year-old sold with a bull calf by NCC Shogun to Mark and Belinda Wilson, Banana Station Stud, Banana who bought 12 to average $6292.
At $24,000 the top selling unjoined heifer was NCC Mosadi 2925 (P) (23-months)  (Lanes Creek E0234 (P)) selling to the Ooline Stud, Goovigen. Darren and Sue Kent, Ooline Stud purchased nine for an average $10,556 and included the $22,000 a close relative to their top selling maiden, in the form of NCC Mosadi 2923 (P) (20-months).
Ken and Wendy Cole’s, Kenrol Stud, Gracemere took four for a $5375 average including an $8500 rising three-year-old by NCC Casablanca (IVF). Kerry Gowland SCC Brahmans, Theebine accounted for six to average $10,500 with their top purchase being the $15,000 NCC Worth 2760 (29-months) (NCC Casablanca) while Steven and Sharon Turner, Y3K Stud, Woolooga claimed two at a $11,750 average including a $17,000 20-month-old daughter of NCC Rumpole (ET). Bill and Vicky Braun, Bundella Stud, Blackville, NSW took three for an average value $7833 topping at $12,000 NCC Robin 1930 (NCC Sedgeford). Glenmorgan breeder, Lex Mesner, Teelba Station secured two to average $10,000 topping at $11,000 for a Tartrus Redmount daughter. Repeat buyers, Dave and Pearl Christensen, Berida Red Stud, Bendemeer, NSW sourced four to average $4125 while Bill and Kay Geddes, Doonside Stud, Barmoya also claimed four for a $5875 medium. Top of the Doonside purchases at $10,000 was a 25-month-old polled Redmount daughter. Michael Ingram, Gogango selected seven which averaged $6215, topping at $10,000 for a four-year-old NCC Springbok daughter.

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Darren and Meagan Kent, Ooline Stud, Rannes after the NCC Red Legacy Sale. The Ooline prefix were one of the heavy investors ending with nine females at an average $10,556 including the top selling maiden heifer, the $24,000 NCC Mosadi 2925 (P) and her full sister, the $22,000 NCC Mosadi 2923 (P).

Bill and Lawson Camm, Cambil Stud, Proserpine took the $10,000 Elmo daughter, NCC Cindy 2194 (IVF) with a heifer calf by NCC Shogun while Gavin Scott, Rosetta, Collinsville selected seven to average him $5286. Brooweena based, Gigoomgan Pastoral picked up three for a $7500 average topping at $11,000 for a five-year-old Elmo daughter with a heifer calf.
Burdekin Stud, Charters Towers operated by the Brownson family signed off on a trio for a $7667 average topping at $11,000 for a 18-month-old NCC Casablanca (Elmo) daughter.
Kimberley Pickersgill, Geneva Stud, Theodore purchased three for a $4167. Lanes Creek Stud took with them a single female, the $9000 NCC Cindy 2817 (IVF) (25-months) (Tartrus Redmount). At the same money Margaretta Fahey, Bizzy M Stud, Copmanhurst, NSW took the four-year-old, NCC Sensation (P) (IVF) (Elmo) with a Santoro heifer calf.
Selecting a pair to average $7000 and topping at $10,000 for a NCC Zulu (ET) aged 18=months were the Brummell family, Big River Stud, Rannes. Gary and Katrina Lynch, Gracemere Stud, Gracemere parted with $8000 to secure a rising three-year-old PTIC daughter of NCC Shogun (ET).
Agents: McCaffrey’s Australian Livestock Marketing and Savage Barker and Backhouse.