INTERSTATE demand and local support continued at the eight annual Bizzy Invitational Sale recently.
The Fahey family, of the Bizzy Brahman Stud and Nettle Creek Brangus and Charbray studs, along with Invited vendors Jomanda Brahmans and Mogul Brahmans, were pleased to see bulls sold as far north as Duaringa and Banana in Queensland and to the west to Tenterfield.
Many bulls also stayed in the North Coast region, secured by repeat buyers.
The top price of $16,000 was paid for Lot 36, Jomanda Duramax 766 (AI) (D).
By a JDH MR Elmo Manso son NCC Muscat 2061 and out of a Tartrus Redmount daughter in Jomanda Shannon 638, the 33-month- old bull weighed in at 808kg with an EMA of 130sq cm.
Jomanda Duramax was purchased by Brett Nobbs of NCC Brahmans at Duaringa, Queensland. Mr Nobbs secured the bull using the online bidding system, Elite Livestock Auctions.
Second top-priced bulls of the sale was achieved by three Bizzy bulls all reaching $10,000.
The first being Lot 5 Bizzy Legend 3306, selling to Queensland brahman breeders Darren and Sue Kent, from Ooline Brahman Stud, Goovigen.
The 36-month-old Bizzy Legend son out of Bizzy 2144 weighed in at 960kg with a fat scan of 11mm P8 and 7mm on the rib, with an EMA of 133sq cm and a 42cm scrotal circumference.
Next to meet the $10,000 mark was Lot 6 Bizzy Botswana 3343, son of Bungoona Botswana and out of Bizzy 2221. He was purchased by Mogul Brahman Stud, of Casino.
Third bull to sell for $10,000 was Lot 17 Bizzy Miner 3516, by a homebred bull Bizzy Miner 3034 and was out of a Kandoona Romeo daughter.
Purchased by RW Thomas and W Parish of Mummulgum, NSW.
Volume buyer of the day and first time purchasers at the Bizzy Sale, Mark and Belinda Wilson, of Banana Station, Banana, Qld, purchased five red Bizzy bulls for an average $5900, which included Lot 11, a pink nose herd bull, Bizzy 44 for $7500. Banana Station also purchased the top price Nettle Creek charbray bull, Lot 51, for $5000.
Mark and Nicole Donnelly, Marnic Pastoral, Tenterfield, purchased three Bizzy bulls for a $4500 average, including Lot 1 Bizzy Bossman 3322 for $6000.
Bizzy Brahmans offered and sold 26 brahman bulls for a $5385 average.
Invited vendors Jomanda Brahman Stud offered and sold eight brahman bulls to top the sale at $16,000 with Lot 36.
Baryulgil Pastoral Co purchased two Jomanda bulls for a $5750 average, including a top price of $7000 for Lot 40, a NCC Shogun son out of Jomanda RMT Merlene 524. Jomanda averaged $6625 for its eight bulls.
Mogul Brahman Stud sold seven bulls to average $4071, with Lot 31 selling for $6000 to R Trustrum, of Casino.
He was a son of Lorimar Park Exodus out of Mogul Miss Lindelu 67th.
A total of 41 brahman bulls sold to average $5402.
Seven Nettle Creek brangus bulls topped at $9000 to average $5071.
Lot 43 was the top priced brangus bull and sold to well-known brangus breeders Weona Brangus Stud at Leeville, Casino.
Oakey, Qld, brangus breeders MR and MD Beckman purchased two Nettle Creek brangus bulls for a $5750 average, which included Lot 42 for $6000.
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