Following Covid 19 restrictions a rather small crowd attended, however many were on-line using the Auctions Plus platform to end in a very successful sale.
Top price of $8000 was reached twice when Vala Bandares Sheena with a BPI of +300 and
tested A2A2 sold to Emu Banks Holsteins of Terang, this heifer is a full sister to Shaydon at ST genetics who boasts a BPI +420. Also at $8,000 was Vala Polar Ladyluck, BPI + 313, her 11,800 litre dam is from O’Connors Event Lady Luck, VG 88 bred down from the famed Comestar ‘L’ family, she also sold to Emu Banks.
These breeders made several purchases throughout the sale and also included Vala Bouyancy Luanna, BPI + 314 from a Powerball dam from the Lila Z family at $5,500 and her full sister Vala Bouyancy Luana, BPI +314 at $5,250.
Vala Bandares Jedi, a close to calving heifer from a 16,119 litre dam at $4,750, Vala Reason Ladyluv and Vala Bandares Ladyluv both bred from the Comestar L family at $4,500 each.
Vala Lucky Sheen bred down from Pine Tree Martha Sheen sold at $5,000 to McKenna and Taylor P/Ship. Vala Polar Missy 231 bred from a Doorman daughter of Eastside Lewisdale Gold Missy, EX 95 sold at $5,000 to K Cash of Tongala.
Other noted sales included Vala Imax Something from a 724 kg fat dam at $4,000 to J & J Pedretti of Tallygaroopna.
Vala Polar Satin from the famed Glen Drummond Splendor family at $4,000 to R & J Suares of Larpent and Vala Yoda Lutanna-Red, a very correct red heifer bred back to Lila Z also at $4,000 to D Custance of Nyora.
Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services report –
60 heifers av $3,082 4 males av $2,875 64 Holsteins av $3,070