Queensland Illawarra breeders staged their second successful Impact Sale following judging of the State Feature Show at the 100th Gatton Show.
Sale top of $7000 was paid for the outstanding young cow, Silverleigh Cindy 93 offered by Priebbenow P/ship. This Absolute daughter had placed 2nd in class earlier in the day and sold to S Debreneceny & Family of Comboyne, NSW.
Next top lot at $5500 was the smart yearling heifer, Panorama Angeline 40 a/c Keith Dorries & Family, a grand daughter of former IDW Grand Champion Panorama Angeline 8 EX. She was purchased by well-known South Australian breeders I & J Mueller, Glenbrook Illawarras.
Third highest lot at $5400 was the correct in-calf heifer, Riverwood Model 18. This daughter of former Brisbane Royal Reserve Champion Cow Riverwood Model 3 was sold by the Ledger Family to Jondene Illawarras.
The well-known Kangawarra herd of Tom & Kyleigh Cochrane, Nowra, NSW paid $5100 for the top young cow Myrtlehome Empress 62. This Handsome Tulip daughter is from an EX dam with over 10000 litres and sold a/c the Bourke Family.
North Qld breeders Terry & Ursula Tidcombe of Wallumlands Illawarras paid $4700 for the high quality young cow Fairview Empress 48 a/c Neville Wenham.
The feature show’s Junior Champion heifer, White Park Melba 417 a/c M & G Henry sold at $3600 to R Voss.
Semen of Silverleigh Monarch sold at $110 per straw.
Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services report a successful average of $3326 with buyers from New Zealand, SA, NSW and all over Qld.
Report - Brian Leslie.
Video - Neil Coombes