Top prices for commercial Murray Greys at Corryong2012
It was an early Christmas present for commercial Murray Grey breeders at the Corryong store sale in the lead up to Christmas, with large crowds lining up during the auction of commercial Murray Grey cattle.
New Murray Grey breeder, Buddy Alekna from Khancoban, VIC purchased 2-3 year old Murray Grey cows with young calves for $1,150 each. The cows, derived from Clydesdale blood had been joined to Thologolong bulls.
Life Member and principal of the Thologolong stud, Peter Sutherland, was on hand to purchase 68 Murray Grey heifers for a client, E. Ollington from Smithton TAS.
Murray Grey cows just calving were purchased by another first time Murray Grey breeder, Tony Edwards from Walwa VIC for $1,050.
To round the sale up Murray Grey steers were sold to $840, with Nick Barlee from Khancoban VIC purchasing the steers.
When asked about the results of the sale Peter Sutherland said, ‘It was a great result for the Murray Grey breed and it was one of the biggest crowds seen at Corryong in a long time’.