Kath and Ken Burton, Petrie Park Brahmans, Inglewood and Elders auctioneer Brian Kennedy with $5000 Petrie Park Beau Bronte De Manso (H) heifer at the Great Southern Brahman Female Sale, Silverdale on Saturday.

Great Brahman female sale

A grey Brahman female topped the Great Southern Brahman Female sale at the Silverdale Selling Complex.

A grey Brahman female topped the Great Southern Brahman Female Sale at Silverdale Selling Complex on Saturday.

A total of 42 lots sold to average $1708 for a 79 per cent clearance, with 18 red Brahman females selling to an average $2180 and 51 grey females averaging $1464.

Petrie Park Beau Bronte De Manso (H), a 23-month-old sired by Petrie Park J Rex De Manso who was offered by Ken and Kathy Burton, Petrie Park Brahman Stud, Inglewood, topped the sale at $5000.

Petrie Park offered a total of three quiet grey Brahman females to average $3417-a-head.

Petrie Park Shakeima De Manso (H), a 23-month-old heifer, sold for $3750.

“My focus when breeding is on the quiet temperament and handling ability of our females along with good structure and doing ability,” Kath said.

Lynn Walther, Roseborough L Brahmans via Lowood topped the red Brahmans with Roseborough L Silvia 406/6 (P), a 14-month-old heifer sired by Mt Callan Nimbus 13/13M (REG), for $4500 and sold to Brendon Disson, Kyogyle, NSW.

Roseborough L Janine 378/6 (S), a 23-month-old red Brahman sired by Mt Callan Nimbus 13/13 (P), sold to Alan and Malvene Logan, Highfields for $3750.

Lynn Walther sold a total of six heifers to average $3333 and said he was please with the results again this year.

There were two bulk buyers, Alan and Malvene Logan and AT Versace at the sale purchasing a total of eight females each.

Alan and Malvene Logan, Highfields purchased a total of eight heifers to average $3343, while AT Versace, Wandoan also purchased eight heifers to average $1563.

Ken Schultz, Hillview Brahman Stud, Mount Larcom sold a total of 11 lots to average $1522.

Michael Smith of Elders, Toowoomba said there was good support from repeat buyers with sales as far as Wandoan and into the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales.

“Red females sold particularly well with strong competition, while buyers were being more selective with the greys,” Mr Smith said.

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