Kamarah Speckles heifer makes $18,000

A STRONG focus on producing quality breeding stock and genetics that will deliver crossbred calves for the premium meat market were appreciated by a wide spread of new clients at the Inaugural Kamarah Speckles sale held at the Wannamal Hall on September 16.

The Howard family could not have foreseen the huge effort, time and dedication required to hold a stud stock cattle sale, but it was all worthwhile when their offering of bulls, females, embryo and semen packages attracted strong buying support in the room and online.

At the fall of the hammer, Elders auctioneer Graeme Curry had sold 21 of the 27 bulls on offer to an average of $6619, reaching heights of $11,000, while the females stole the limelight when a 100 per cent clearance was achieved for the 18 heifers offered at an average of $8944, topping the sale at $18,000.

Nine embryo packages were offered from the Kamarah herd and four of the packages sold, resulting in the 16 embryos averaging $1150, while the semen packages were well sought-after with a package of 10 straws reaching $115 a straw and the complete offering of 80 straws selling to an averaging of $96.25.

The sale was viewed by 107 guests on AuctionsPlus, with 145 bids taken for the 32 lots sold online.

Mr Curry said the Howard family should be extremely proud of its efforts in setting up the facilities on-property as well as in the hall.

“I can’t speak highly enough of the quality and presentation of the cattle that were offered to potential buyers today,” Mr Curry said

“There was something for everyone in the two age groups of bulls, with two or three that had stud sire potential written all over them…. Read Full Article | https://www.farmweekly.com.au/story/7443016/kamarah-speckles-heifer-makes-18000/

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