Red Legacy Sale hits $40,000 to gross $870,000
Story and pics: Kent Ward
• 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 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.
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.