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The sale topped at $7000 a few times with the sale well supported by repeat and new clientele. Doug, Sue and Jason would like to sincerely thank all bidders and under bidders for their continued support and confidence in our cattle, predominantly commercial cattlemen in a wide range of cross-breeding programs.
The Principals Jason, Doug & Sue Salier of Minnie-Vale charolais at Narrabri were extremeley pleased with their Charolais bull & female sale, held on property at "Bexley" last Friday 31st July 2009. Fifty eight bulls were offered with a top of $7,000 twice and an average of $4,759 with a pleasing 100% clearance. Six heifers averaged $4,200 with a top of $5,000.
Buyers were in attendance from South Australia, Victoria, N.S.W & Queensland.
Dennis Taylor stud breeder from Victoria "Allednaw Stud" took home the youngest bull - Minnie-Vale Duke, 18 months old, by Fernvale Xtra Impact and out of Minnie-Vale Reamer - a lovely soft upstanding sire, weighing 895 kgs, 39 cm, 7/5, EMA 128cm, IMF 5%. Mr Taylor also purchased 2 joined females, Minnie-Vale Minuet $5,000 and Minnie-Vale Slipper $4,000.
Tthe other top price bull was Minnie-Vale Camelot, polled bull by Gunnadoo Uncle Bill out of Minnie-Vale Throne, 1045 kgs, 41.5 cm, 8/6, EMA 137cm, IMF 4.8, purchased by the Brazel Family, repeat buyers from Walcha - Glen Eagle Charolais. The Brazels also purchased a second bull for $4,500.
The red factor bull - Minnie-Vale Chieftain 1050 kgs, 42 cm, 11/8 EMA 140 IMF 5.3% was purchased by the renowned Shorthorn stud Weebollbolla Moree for $6,500 by Sandy & Jenny Munro.
The sale was heavily supported by repeat and new commercial clients, David & Alison Bradford "Snowflakes" Guyra, purchased 4 bulls to average $4,100 to cover Hereford X Shorthorn cattle.
Andrew & Leslie McGill "Talwood" Goondiwindi purchased 3 bulls for an average $4,500.
"Edamore", Narrabri purchased 4 bulls for an average of $4,000.
Fifty of the Fifty eight bulls offered sold between $3,500 and $5,500 - 86% average weight was 840kgs and scrotal 40.5cm. 17 bulls scanned over 5% IMF.
The Salier Family would like to thank all purchased, underbidders and all those who attended the sale. We are looking forward to the 2010 sale, maintaining quality and finishing ability in the cattle. The 2010 Sale will be held at "Bexley" Friday 30th July at 1pm. the sale was conducted by Elders and Davidson & Cameron Auctioneers Paul Dooley and Luke Scicluna.
Minnie Vale Charolais consistently sell well and our 2008 sale was no exception.
Minnie-Vale Charolais principals, Jason, Doug and Sue Salier, were delighted with the results of their 5th Annual Sale on property at 'Bexley', via the Upper Horton. Buyers from all parts of NSW and Queensland attended the sale to inspect the cattle on offer.
Top priced bull, the youngest bull in the draft, Minne-Vale Barcoo, 19 months, polled, 770Kgs. SC39, 9/7 EMA 118 and IMF 4.4. son of Gunnadoo Uncle Bill, out of Minnie-Vale Undercover, a previous very successful show cow. Barcoo was purchased by repeat buyers Philip and Carolyn Nankivell, 'Limestone Charolais Stud' Blayney for $15,000. Mr Nankivell remarked "the quality , softness and correctness is hard to beat". The Nankivells also purchased 3 joined heifers and 1 unjoined.
The second top priced bull was Lot 4. Minnie-Vale Bananza - $11,000 to Rob Costello from Walcha. Third priced bull Minnie-Vale Bazaar - $10,500 to the renowned Moongool Stud, the Price family of Yulebar Queensland. Bazaar had the highest IMF of the draft - 5.4%.
Volume purchasers on the day were Bill and Vicki Braun, Quirindi - 4 bulls averaging $5,620. The Langan Family 'Reata' Burgara, 4 bulls averaging $5,000, and Forest Lodge enterprises Narrabri - 4 bulls averaging $5,375.
There was a total clearance of the 52 bulls offered. Top $15,000, average $5,700. There were 25 bulls ( 50% of the sale draft ) purchased between $4,000 and $5,000 on the day.
Highest priced heifer was Minnie-Vale Milly, purchased by young Meg Parsons of Gun Flat Inverell, a new member to the Charolais breed, starting her stud with a top draw female in calf to ANC Defiance. Top priced female $8,000, average $4,700.
There were many repeat buyers at this years sale as well as new faces in the crowd attending. Some were unable to secure their choices, which was unfortunate. Next year Minnie-Vale will be offering between 65 and 70 top quality registered bulls at our 2009 Bull & Female sale.