The Complete Dispersal Sale of the Holstein herd of Agricultural Alliance Investments International of Kyabram saw a top of $3500 for a 1st lactation 2 year old calved last Spring and due again in September to AI sire Christmas.
She was purchased by L & S Roberts of Binginwarri in South Gippsland.
These same buyers selected several Spring calved cows including a 4 year old due again in the Spring for $3100 and a 7 year old by Fever at $2800.
Other noted sales of Spring calved cows included a 3 year old by Freeze at $3000 to L Prout of Kerang, the same buyer also selected a 4 year old due to Christmas at $2900. Also at $2900 was a 6 year old Aftershock daughter to A Herbert of Yarroweyah.
There was extra strong demand for any cows still in milk.
Noted sales of Autumn calving cows included a 4 year old due March to Mookie at $2600 C & L Jones of Patho and a 10 year old by Goldwyn to D Smith of Congupna also at $2600.
Many Autumn calving cows sold from $2000 to $2500
Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services report buyers were from all parts of Northern Victoria along with Gippsland, Western Victoria and the Southern Riverina of NSW
100 Autumn calving cows av $1867 67 Milking cows av $2065
There was also several recently joined and unjoined heifers sold making from $850 to $1600, mostly around $1000.
A total of 207 Holsteins av $1760
-Dairy Livestock Services