2014 SALE REPORT
Dance Angus bull trio shares $6000 top price
Top price $6000 (x3),
A TOP price of $6000 was achieved on three occasions by David, Christine and Fergus Dance at the Dance Angus Spring Sale held on-property at Millmerran on Friday.
The Dance family sold 46 bulls to return a clearance rate of 79 per cent.
Jeff and Raelea Holzwart, Bauhinia Park Angus, Emerald, attended the sale with the intentionof purchasing one good stud sire. They paid $6000 for Dance Fairdinkum C8 H243, which will be joined with stud cows in October. Dance Fairdinkum C8 H243 weighed in at 990kg and had a scrotal circumference of 40cm. He’s got good weight for age, really smooth skin, good bone and he is very mobile, Mr Holzwart said.
Jack White, Texas, paid $6000 each for Dance Dateline 7078 H272 and Dance Cricket H318.
The bulls weighed 928kg and 920kg and had a scrotal circumference of 44cm and 42cm,
George Hetherington, Muyong Grazing, Longreach, and Loretta and Murray Smith, Palmgrove, Bauhinia, were volume buyers at the sale, buying five bulls each to average $4300 and $4000 respectively.
Another volume buyer was the Waugh Brothers, Barcaldine, who purchased six bulls to average $3000.
Christine Dance said the season had been very difficult for many producers.
We are extremely happy with the support we have received from local buyers and those from a long way away. There were repeat buyers here and it was pleasing to have an almost total clearance.
Story and picture: MELODY LABINSKY.
Agents: Landmark and Grant, Daniel and Long.