Murray Grey National Show & SaleApril 26, 2017
Champion Unled Female Onward Mertle M2, exhibited by Sue Francis.
Reserve Champion Unled Female Arki Fire Fly H19, exhibited by G & K Buick.
Champion Unled Bull Waroona France L31, exhibited by AW, SM & GK Hobbs.
Reserve Unled Champion Bull Glenliam Farm Lithium, exhibited by Glenliam Farm.
Grand Champion Led Female Eylwarra Sands Annabelle M13, exhibited by NA & RG Eylward
Reserve Champion Led Female Tullibardine Margarite M15, exhibited by Tullibardine Stud and MG Youth
Grand Champion Led Bull Onward Longreach, exhibited by Sue Francis
Reserve Champion Led Bull Glenliam Farm Landmine, exhibited by Glenliam Farm
Supreme Exhibit Onward Longreach, exhibited by Sue Francis
41 of 47 Sold
Average price $4,474
Sale Gross $183,450
Courtesy The Weekly Times
The Murray Grey National Show and Sale was at Wodonga on Monday, and Landmark’s Ray Atwell said there was strong demand for females and bulls sold at commercial rates.
Of the 18 bulls offered, 15 sold to a top of $8250, averaging $5750, while 25 of 27 females topped the offering at $10,500 and averaged $3688. Last year, 20 bulls averaged $5550, and 27 females averaged $3601.
Nigel and Gina Eylward of Eylwarra Sands at Lucindale, South Australia, sold their grand champion led female, the 13 month old Eylwarra Sands Annabelle M13 for the sale top price,
The heifer was purchased by Murray Grey Youth president Annika Whale Double A Murray Grey stud, Clarence Town, NSW, and said its sire, Eylwarra Sands Falcon F33, was “breeding the house down”. The heifer had a 600 day growth figure of +76kg, compared to the breed average of +50kg
Grand champion: Nigel Eylward, of Eylwarra Sands, Lucindale, SA, sold Eylwarra Sands Annabelle M13 to Annika Whale, of Double A Murray Greys, Clarence Town, NSW, for the sale topping price of $10,500 at the Murray Grey National Show and Sale in Wodonga. Picture: Jamie-Lee Oldfield