Rosedale’s 2017 Bull sale was a successful one with buyers from 4 states competing for the Rosedale’s well known moderate framed, soft and easy doing Bulls. Buyers came from New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia.
58 Charolais polled bulls were lined up for sale with 40 of these being homozygous polled, the biggest offering ever in Australia. The top priced bull went to Palgrove Charolais who purchased a homozygous polled yearling bull by Rosedale H168, Rosedale Manson for $16,000.
Two bulls both made $15,000 and one of these went to Lawlor Pastoral in Queensland and the other to Calmview Charolais from the Northern Rivers.
The Charolais Bulls averaged a Rosedale High of $7660 with over half the offering selling between $4,000 and $6,000. Clerkness Pastoral took home 6 charolais bulls and lead the volume buying on the day for the purebreds.
The Rosedale Composite Bulls also sold to strong demand with a top price of $12,000 to Mark and Trudy Altus. Average price was $6,400. Branga Plains at Walcha secured 6 composite bulls to lead the volume buying.
Nine PTIC heifers sold to $3,500 and averaged $3,200.