Sale top Eclipse Yorik Taberet (ET) VG 88 on 2nd lact. was purchased by return Eclipse buyers K,H & M Jones of Foster for $27,000. This outstanding young cow was backed by 7 gens of EX & VG dams.
Next top of $20,000 was paid for the tremendous milking 2 year old Eclipse Octane Princess 5 (ET), sired by High Octane and backed by 7 gens of EX & VG dams she was purchased by the partnership of Cowan Dairy of Hannam Vale, NSW and J & C Gardiner of Avonlea Holsteins, Cardinia, Vic.
Third high of $18,000 was paid for the recently classified VG 2 year old Eclipspeirce LR Class Canto (Imp.ET), this high GTPI heifer is backed by the World famous Larcrest ‘C’ family and was purchased by T Smethurst of Athlone, Vic.
Next high of $17,000 was paid by Brent & Kim Mitchell of Bamawn for the 4th gen EX cow Eclipse Goldwyn Adeen (Imp.ET) from the famed Chief Adeen family. Lot 1 in the sale Eclipse Gain Princess 2 (ET) VG 86 at 2 years by Capital Gain from Atwood Princess 6 VG 87 sold at $15,000 to Bendara Dairies of Tandara, Vic.
Also to reach five figures were Eclipse Atwood G Cinderella VG 86 (1st lact) at $10,000 to J & C Gardiner and Eclipse Goldchip A Paradise a fresh calved 2 year old recently scored VG completing 10 gens EX & VG to R Zanders, Kialla, Vic.
Other noted sales included Eclipse Octane Taberet (ET) at $9500. Eclipspeirce LR Class Chanel (Imp.ET) GP 83 at $9000. Eclipse Atwood S Queen 2 (ET) VG 88 at $8500. Eclipse YO Princess VG 85 2 yo at $8000. Eclipse Uno Alisha (Imp.ET) at $7500. Eclipse Gain Princess (ET) GP 84, Eclipse Snowman R Rae (Imp.ET) VG 86, Eclipse Atwood Paradise VG 88 and Eclipse Uno Shauna (Imp.ET) all at $7000 each.
Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services report a complete clearance with the following details –
86 Females av $5128
2 Males av $2750
88 Holsteins gross $446,500