Barwidgee Angus sells 19 more bulls in 2017 spring bull sale

Sale: Ross Milne, Wendy Kelly and Chris Robinson, who bought an $8000 bull.
Sale: Ross Milne, Wendy Kelly and Chris Robinson, who bought an $8000 bull.

Barwidgee’s average price of $5739 was down on last year’s but the Caramut stud sold 19 more bulls at its spring sale last week.

Forty six of the 55 bulls offered sold to a four times top of $8000. 

The buyers of the four $8000 bulls were the Kelly Family, Mooramook, Caramut; Daquiri Nominees, Dunkeld; Hopkins River, Dunkeld; and Lowana Holdings, Condah.

Volume buyers included Linlithgow Plains with nine bulls to $7500, averaging $5000. Brandon Pastoral secured five bulls, averaging $5500.

Woorabinda Pastoral, Caramut, and Eulo Pastoral both bought four bulls, averaging $5625 and $5500 respectively.  Linlithgow manager Graeme Steph said it returned to Barwidgee to buy low birth weight bulls.