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OVENSDALE ILLAWARRA'S TOP $14000

A huge crowd of interested Dairymen from all over Australia were at the recent Ovensdale First Stage Complete Dispersal Sale held on property at Whorouly in North East Victoria. The Newton family have been breeding Illawarra’s for 90 years and offered the highest production herd in the Breed.

Sale top of $14,000 was paid for the recently classified EX 93 Ovensdale Rose 182, this 5 year old had produced 10340 litres 481 kgs fat and 373 kgs protein, she was purchased by the Syndicate of Matt Henry, Tara Illawarra’s and Shane Bourke of Myrtleholme Illawarra’s both of Qld. Next high price of $7,250 was paid by R & J Gordon & Sons of Cohuna for Ovensdale Rose 173, VG a 6 year old Absolute daughter with over 400 kgs fat.

The third high of $7,100 was paid by Violet Hills Illawarra’s of Gerringong, NSW for Ovensdale Buttercup 366 a 4 year old milking over 52 litres, these same buyers also selected Ovensdale Scarlet 330, VG at $4,250. Paul Rae of Allansford selected the correct 3 year old Ovensdale Jenny 95, VG at $6,800.
South Australian buyers were keen on many of the top lots. Glenbrook of Murray Bridge paid $5,500 for Ovensdale Beauty 383, VG 87, 413 kgs fat sired by Mitch and $4,000 for Ovensdale Pixie 137, VG by Jinny’s Empire. The Treeton herd of the Williams Family at Meningie paid $5,500 for Ovensdale Scarlet 255, EX 3E who had produced 440 kgs fat. The Springvale herd from Murray Bridge selected Ovensdale Scarlet 242, VG 89 at $4,000.

Two cows shared the $5,400 price tag, they were Ovensdale Scarlet 356, VG to R & A Heath of Bookar and Ovensdale Beauty 384 to Whitlock P/L of Finley, NSW. Local breeders J & B Evans purchased several top lots including Ovensdale Scarlet 194, VG 88 and over 98,000 litres lifetime at $5,000, Ovensdale Pearl 502, VG 87 and Ovensdale Buttercup 316, VG 87 both at $4,000.

Other noted sales included Ovensdale Pixie 95, EX 91 5E a Vic On Farm Challenge winner at $5,100 to D & R Ross of Heath Hill. Ovensdale Scarlet 327, VG at $4,400 to T & E Hayes, Ovensdale Scarlet 366 at $4,500 to S Ledger of Qld.

Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services report buyers were from all parts of Vic along with SA, Tas and Qld.

171 cows av $2,648
35 Spring calving heifers av $1,875
206 Illawarra’s gross $518,550
Av $2,517

Lot prices were:
Lot 1 $3000
Lot 2 $2000
Lot 3 $2750
Lot 4 $2250
Lot 6 $2000
Lot 7 $2000
Lot 8 $2500
Lot 9 $2000
Lot 10 $1750
Lot 11 $3000
Lot 12 $3000
Lot 13 $2500
Lot 14 $3000
Lot 15 $1750
Lot 16 $2500
Lot 17 $4000
Lot 18 $ 2750
Lot 19 $3500
Lot 20 $2250
Lot 21 - $2250
Lot 22 - $2750
Lot 23 $2900
Lot 24 $3750
Lot 25 $3000
Lot 26 $2100
Lot 27 $2500
Lot 28 $5500
Lot 29 $5000
Lot 30 $3000
Lot 31 - $2250
Lot 32 - $3250
Lot 33 - $2500
Lot 34 - $2000
Lot 35 - $2100
Lot 36 - $2300
Lot 37 - $5400
Lot 38 - $2250
Lot 39 - $4250
Lot 40 - $1500
Lot 41 - $2750
Lot 42 - $2500
Lot 43 - $1750
Lot 44 - $ 2500
Lot 45 - $2500
Lot 46 - $4000
Lot 47 - $2250
Lot 48 - $4500
Lot 49 - $4400
Lot 50 - $3250
Lot 51 - $2250
Lot 52 - $3100
Lot 53 - $2100
Lot 54 - $2500
Lot 55 - $2750
Lot 56 - $2500
Lot 59 - $2250
Lot 60 - $2400
Lot 61 - $3000
Lot 62 - $2500
Lot 63 - $2000
Lot 64 - $2250
Lot 65 - $2500
Lot 66 - $2000
Lot 67 - out
Lot 68 - $1500
Lot 70 - $3000
Lot 71 - $2750
Lot 73 - $2500
Lot 74 - $2850
Lot 75 - $4000
Lot 76 - $5100
Lot 77 - $3500
Lot 78 - $2100
Lot 79 - $2700
Lot 80 - $2000
Lot 81 - $3100
Lot 82 - $2250
Lot 83 - $2500
Lot 84 - $2800
Lot 85 - $2000
Lot 86 - $2500
Lot 87 - $2300
Lot 88 - $2500
Lot 89 - $2000
Lot 90 - $1500
Lot 91 - $2700
Lot 92 - $2700
Lot 93 - $2600
Lot 94 - $2600
Lot 95 - out
Lot 96 - $5400
Lot 97 - $2250
Lot 98 - $2300
Lot 99 - $1750
Lot 100 - $2250
Lot 102 - $3000
Lot 103 - $2300
Lot 104 - $2300
Lot 105 - $1750
Lot 106 - $2500
Lot 107 - $2600
Lot 109 - $5500
Lot 111 - $3000
Lot 112 - $1500
Lot 113 - $2000
Lot 114 - $2100
Lot 115 - $3200
Lot 116 - $1750
Lot 117 - $2100
Lot 118 - $2000
Lot 119 sold as Lot 21B for $14000 to Henry family, Qld
Lot 120 - $1750
Lot 121 - $2200
Lot 122 - $7250
Lot 123 - $2100
Lot 124 - $1750
Lot 125 - $2000
Lot 126 - $2250
Lot 127 - $2000
Lot 128 - $2000 - Ross family
Lot 129 out
Lot 130 - $7100
Lot 131 - $2000
Lot 132 - $2000
Lot 133 - $4000
Lot 134 - $3000
Lot 135 - $2000
Lot 136 - $2000
Lot 137 - $1500
Lot 138 - $2250
Lot 139 - $1750
Lot 140 - $2250
Lot 141 - $2250
Lot 142 - out
Lot 143 - $1750
Lot 144 - $2000
Lot 145 - $1750
Lot 147 - $2250
Lot 148 - $2900
Lot 149 - out
Lot 150 - $2800
Lot 151 - $2250
Lot 152 - $1750
Lot 153 - $1500
Lot 154 - $1500
Lot 155 - $2000
Lot 156 - $3100
Lot 157 - $1750
Lot 158 - $2000
Lot 159 - $1750
Lot 160 - $2000
Lot 161 - $3800
Lot 162 - $2000
Lot 163 - $3750
Lot 164 - $1500
Lot 165 - $1750
Lot 166 - $2400
Lot 167 - $1850
Lot 168 - $1500
Lot 169 - $1750
Lot 170 - $1750
Lot 171 - $1500
Lot 173 - $6800
Lot 174 - $2000
Lot 175 - $2000
Lot 176 - $2000
Lot 179 - $2200
Lot 180 - $2250
Lot 180a - $3600
Lot 181 - $1500
Lot 182 - $1750
Lot 183 - $1700
Lot 184 - $1750
Lot 185 - $1750
Lot 186 - $2100
Lot 187 - $1500
Lot 189 - $1700
Lot 190 - $1750
Lot 191 - $1950
Lot 192 - $1750
Lot 193 - $1750
Lot 194 - $1750
Lot 196 - $1600
Lot 197 - out
Lot 198 - $1600
Lot 199 - $2100
Lot 200 - $1700
Lot 201 - $2250
Lot 202 - $2250
Lot 203 - $1800
Lot 204 - $2000
Lot 205 - $2000
Lot 206 - $1500
Lot 207 - $1600
Lot 208 - $2200
Lot 209 - $1600
Lot 210 - $3550
Lot 231 - $1500
Lot 232 - $1700
Lot 233 - $1700
Lot 234 - $1700
Lot 235 - $2000
Lot 236 - $1500
Lot 237 - withdrawn
Lot 238 - $1500.

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