New record for an all breeds sale with average of $11,350

Yet again the STG Create The Future Sale at IDW saw a magnificent crowd on site at Tatura along with over 770 viewing online at Stocklive from around the World, with the sale average being a new record for an all breeds sale and was the second highest of all sales at IDW in it’s 34 year history.

Sale top was lot 1 Avonlea Master Vee, VG, this 2nd lactation cow had been Intermediate Champion at the 2023 Sydney Royal Show and is backed by the famed Murribrook Vickie/Carmar Dixie maternal line. She sold a/c Gavenlock & Polson to Antvale Cattle Co of Ellenborough, NSW.

Second top lot at $22,000 was Llandovery Lambda Shakira (Imp.ET) this correct July 23 born heifer by Delta Lambda is from a VG daughter of the 2023 WDE Supreme Champion, Shakira, EX 97 and sold a/c Zoe Hayes to the Jones Family, Cypress Grove Holsteins, Foster, Vic.

Sharing the third high of the Holsteins at $18,000 was Gorbro Hanno Princess an added entry who had just Won Supreme Junior Champion of IDW and was backed by 7 EX & VG dams, she sold a/c Gorbro Holsteins to Maxmount, Smethurst Park & McDonald Park Holsteins of Athlone, Vic. Also at this price was the red heifer, Scotts Creek Unstopabull Miranda-Red (Imp.ET), this 9 month old heifer is a direct daughter of Global Cow of the year Calbrett Kingboy Miranda, EX 93, she sold a/c T Lindquist to M & K Walpole of Yalca.

Robsvue Not Five (Imp.ET) the correct grand daughter of the World record priced Doc Have Not 8784, EX 96 offered by R & B Walmsley, SA sold at $17,000 to Wootanga Park Dairy of Orford, Vic.

The current Adelaide Royal Supreme All Breeds Junior Champion, Grantley Sidekick Fifi backed by 6 gens of big production EX & VG dams sold a/c Grant Liebelt, SA at $16,000 to Staley Farms, Vic. Also at this figure was the correct Elmar Davinci Jessica 5185 from an EX 95 Mammary dam backed by the leading Jessica family, she sold a/c Elmar Farms to A Peatling of Toolamba.

Scotts Creek Altitude Asparagus-Red (Imp.ET) backed by 9 gens of EX dams from the Apple family, sold a/c T Lindquist at $15,000 to G & C Peatling of Katunga.

Among the many noted ribbon winners from IDW to sell was the Intermediate Champion Brown Swiss, Tandara Dairystar Lola 99, VG 86 on 1st lact, she sold a/c Tandara Genetics at $18,000 to Loxby Brown Swiss, Vic.

The Intermediate Champion Ayrshire was yet another of the winners to be included as a late entry, Jalks Blink Skye a/c Peter Edmonds & Family, SA and met spirited bidding to be knocked down at $15,000 to Boldview Farms, SA. Other noted Ayrshire sales included the Hon Men Intermediate Champion Bellewood Ringer Joyce 3, VG 86 selling a/c J Jennings at $11,000 to Pat Buckley, NSW and the high production backed 5 month heifer Bluegum Park Reynolds Maggie a/c J Mathews also at $11,000 to Ferguson Farms, Vic.

Top selling Illawarra at $14,000 was Winganna Firstprize Handsome who had won her class and Reserve Junior Champion in both the All Breeds Youth Show and the Illawarra section sold a/c T & N Coburn to G Meyland.

Top selling Guernsey also at $14,000 was Triple J Legend Loz (Imp.ET), this daughter of WDE 2 x Grand Champion Flambeau Manor RO Lauren, EX 95 sold a/c Triple J Genetics, Tas to P & A Castle, Vic.

The sale cattle were selected by STG Staff Marty Glennen and Simon Tognola who also videoed all lots.

Auctioneer Brian Leslie OAM stated the sale average was a new record for an All Breeds Sale and was the second highest of all sales at IDW in it’s 34 year history.

21 Holsteins av $13,238; 2 Brown Swiss av $15,000; 3 Illawarras av $9,333; 2 Guernseys av $10,000; 6 Ayrshires av $9,667; 6 Jerseys av $6,667

40 lots gross $454,000; Av $11,350