Holstein Breeders from throughout Victoria, NSW and Tasmania bid strongly at the Master Breeders Autumn Heifer Dispersal Sale at Shepparton for vendors Pooley Bridge, Leslie Farms and Amelia Park, A & B Hyland.
Sale top of $5750 was paid for the very correct Pooley Bridge Rosecup Rose 101, she was from Jasper Rose 79 EX, Show Champion, next dam the IDW Grand Champion Pooley Bridge Terrason Rose 52, she was purchased by Tony Hogan of Sky View Holsteins.
Next top of $5250 was for Pooley Bridge Lauthority Primula 12 a classy heifer backed by high production bred down from the Calthorpe Princess line, she was purchased by P,E & B Geard of Green Glory Holsteins, Tasmania. These buyers selected several top lots including the next high seller Pooley Bridge Lauthority Sadie 78 (t) at $5000, this heifer was from an 8th gen VG dam with 924 kgs milk solids.
Other noted sales included Pooley Bridge Lauthority Kay 198 at $4500 to I Cash of Kintore Holsteins and Pooley Bridge Rosecup Mode at $4000.
Top selling Amelia Park lot at $4500 was the capacious Amelia Park Guthrie Bee selling to L Prout of Cohuna, the same buyer also selected Amelia Park Bradnick Jewel 2 (Imp. ET) from an EX Bolton dam with 734 kgs fat at $3400.
Benevento Park Holsteins of Undera paid $3300 for Amelia Park Windbrook Addison (Imp. ET) from an EX Goldwyn daughter of the All World Tri Day Ashlyn, EX 96. Also at $3300 was Amelia Park Reginald Dimples backed by 4 gens of EX & VG dams selling to Eloora Past. Co of Blighty, NSW.
Selling agents report
Pooley Bridge – 22 Heifers av $3190.00 Amelia Park – 29 Heifers av $2472.00
51 Heifers av $2781.00 for a 100% clearance.