Sale top of $27,000 was paid for the cover cow, Eclipse Jordy Lotto (pictured), VG 87 on her first lactation and due in September to sexed Jagger.
This fabulous young cow completes 11 generations of EX & VG with her 3rd dam Eclipse Shottle Lotto, EX a former IDW Intermediate Champion. She was purchased by A & S Barron of the famed Ardylbar herd of Cambooya, Queensland.
Equal second top of $14,000 was the outstanding Red heifer Eclipse Jordy August-Red backed by 9 direct generations of EX dams and due to sexed Diamondback, she was sold to G & L Hibberd of Cooriemungle Holsteins of Timboon.
These same buyers also selected the tremendous uddered freshly calved heifer Eclipse Doc Frosty (Imp.ET).
She is by King Doc from a Byway from a Doorman bred down from the 2 time World Dairy Expo Grand Champion Harvue Roy Frosty, EX 97 at $14,000.
Gorbro Holsteins of Cohuna selected Eclipse Crush A1 Princess 1V, VG 86, a tall, stylish young cow from the former All Australian 2 year old winner Atwood Princess, EX 91 at $13,250. The same buyers also selected Eclipse Emilio O Princess, a classy heifer due to sexed Jagger at $7,750.
Top selling unjoined heifer at $12,200 was Eclipse Moovin Jenn 2 a daughter of the 4th generation EX Eclipse Sid Jenn, a grand daughter of famous Canadian Show Cow Valleyville Lheros Jenn, EX 94, she was purchased by Kayton Holsteins at Cohuna.
This Master Breeder herd selected several lots including Eclipse Crushabull D Princess 1 a very correct heifer from famed Brood Cow Eclipse Damion G Princess, EX and due to sexed Jagger at $9,500 and the wonderful uddered heifer Westmuir Doc Ainsley 111 (Imp.ET) VG, bred down from Apple-Red, EX 96 at $8,000. Eclipse Jordy D Princess, a stylish daughter of Damion G Princess, EX due to sexed Jagger at $7,000 and Eclipse Champ Paradise, a wonderful uddered 2 year old also at $7,000.
Local Breeder Roger Russell of Maple Ridge Holsteins paid $11,000 for the exceptional young cow that completes 8 generations EX & VG in Eclipse Solomon 7 Princess 2, VG 87. Her younger full ET sister Eclipse Solomon 7 Princess 4, VG 86 that displayed great capacity and dairyness sold at $10,000 to Eloora Past Co of Blighty, NSW.
The powerfull joined heifer Eclipse Bradnick Cinderella (Imp.ET) bred from the 11th generation EX & VG cow De Rith Cinderella 21, EX a Shottle from the Giessen Cinderella/Roxy family sold at $9,000 to Westmuir Holsteins of Bungador.
These buyers also selected a beautiful yearling heifer Eclipse Moovin Cretonne 2 bred from 10 gens of EX & VG dams at $7,250.
Eclipse Altitude J Princess-Red due to sexed Mirand-PP was the first Red Princess and sold at $9,000 to R & B Walmsley of Myponga, South Australia.
Another Red heifer to create much interest was Sea Breeze Mirand Hague-Red-Poll, she is backed by 5 generations of VG and was purchased by M Hassett of Singleton, NSW also at $9,000.
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