The sale was held at the Koonwarra South Gippsland Selling Centre and also received much bidding via Elite Livestock Auctions.
Sale top of $7,250 was paid by return buyer MW Adams of Stony Creek for the in-milk heifer Eagle Ridge Envious Tiffany, this classy young cow is from Eagle Ridge Goldsun S Tiffany, EX 90 with records to 500 kgs fat.
The same buyer also selected Eagle Ridge Jacoby Sky Julie due to King Doc at $6,000 and Eagle Ridge Goldsun L Paula a top young milking heifer backed by several gens of 12,000 litre dams at $5,000.
Second high seller at $7,000 was Eagle Ridge Lambda By Pollyanna, a smart heifer backed by exceptionally high %fat selling to Inlet View Dairy. The same buyer also selected Eagle Ridge Devour F Polka-Red, a powerful, very correct Red heifer due to Unstopabull-Red at $6,500.
The well known Tomargo Recluse herd of S & E Chesworth of Dubbo, NSW selected Eagle Ridge Doc GC Pollyanna from a 539 kg fat Gold Chip dam at $6,500 and Eagle Ridge Denver Bro Polly who’s 4 direct dams av 487 kgs fat at $5,250. Another NSW Breeder to select top lots was S Whatman of Goolagong who purchased Eagle Ridge Rambo AMZ Pollyanna, a daughter of the 2019 Victorian Winter Fair Champion Eagle Ridge Amazing G Pollyanna, EX 91 at $5,750.
Return buyers K & H Jones of Foster paid $5,500 for the classy heifer Eagle Ridge Callen A Hanna. Also sold at the sale was Burn Brae Sunlight Stylish a 2nd lactation grand daughter of Goldenflo Dundee Stylish, EX 92 (Can) a/c A & J Mackie selling to Munden Farms at $5,200. Dornbrae Glauco Maggie, EX 90 backed by the Shoremar Maggie family at $4,800 to Krishlaye Holsteins.
She was one of a line sold by Steve Dorning. Bruce Fuller sold 3 top fresh heifers including Newhope Landslide Butter at $4,500 selling to Staley Farms of Yarram.
Following the registered Holsteins two lines of well bred Commercial Holstein Cows sold to a top of $4,500.
Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services report the following details –
Eagle Ridge – 40 Heifers av $4,271. Overall 94 Holsteins av $3,645.