The 5 and half hour long auction saw cows sell to Tasmania, NSW, Qld and all parts of Victoria to a top of $15,000 for the reigning intermediate Best Udder winner of IDW Jugiong Belle 7279, EX 91, this 9,000 litre cow was purchased by the Craigielea herd of the Cochrane Family at Rochester.
The same buyers also selected Jugiong Daydream 7578 a VG 87 2 year old by Valentino at $6,500.
Second high seller at $14,000 was the EX 92 point cow Jugiong Eran 7172, this 5 year old from the same maternal line as well known AI sire Larfalot was purchased by the well known Kings Ville herd of R & K Anderson of Drouin West.
These buyers also selected Jugiong Doris 7571 a VG 87 2 year old by Valentino at $7,000 and Daydream 7613 another VG 87 heifer by Valentino at $6,000.
Third high lot at $9,500 was the magnificent 2 year old Honeycomb Damsel backed by many generations of EX cows, she sold to Sage Deenen of Leongatha.
Many Breeders admired the wonderful rear udder of Wallacedale Navarian Melys, EX 90, she sold to R & C Hartin of Millaa Millaa, North Qld at $8,200.
Gippsland buyers, Launder Farms of Tarwin made several purchases including Jugiong Ilagay 7402, EX 91 at $6,500.
Competition stayed throughout the day with Jugiong Ronita 7297, EX 91, a beautiful uddered 4 year old, almost the last lot of the day selling to the Officer family of Princetown at $6,200.
Other noted sales included the fancy 2 year old Jugiong Pride 7672 at $6,100 selling to D & M Stewart of Pyramid Hill.
Jugiong Sandra 7575 at $5,700 to Hallyburton Farms of Cobden. Jugiong Daydream 7383, VG 88 at $5,500 to D, J & T Bryce of Allansford.
Jugiong Illusion 7593 at $5,300 and Jugiong Rhonda 7401 at $5,000 both to Blue Sky Syndicate.
The exceptional uddered 2 year old Jugiong Spray 7611, VG 88 by Valentino sold at $5,000 to Marks Bros of Dorrigo, NSW and Jugiong Daisymae 7582 another VG 88 heifer by Valentino selling to Wanstead Jerseys of Boorcan also at $5,000.
Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services report the following details – 253 Cows gross $703,850 to average $2,782 for a total clearance.