Australia Murray Grey sales results

SOUTHEND MURRAY GREY STUD ANNUAL SALE held on the 9th February 2016

February 11, 2016

Southend Murray Grey Stud, owned by the Wise family of Katanning Western Australia, successfully offered and sold all 31 murray grey bulls to a top of $10,500 twice with an average of $5,250 which was up $848 on last years result.

The equal top price was first paid for Lot 2 when Andrew Gerschwitz  trading as  Behind The Wire   Esperance  purchased Southend Kohan WMM K785, with Lot 9 once again achieved the $10,500 price tag when B A & L D  James , Kalgan purchased Southend Kenny WMM K757.

2015 drop unmated stud heifers topped at $1,550 twice and averaged $1,398  when both Southend Tulip WMM L869 and Southend Wildcherry WMM  L837 were purchased by Bass / Pinch  Boyup Brook

30  commercail 2015 drop unmated heifers  topped at $1400 and averaged $1,258.

Results – Great Southern Blue Ribbon Sale

February 8, 2016

Willawa Murray Grey Stud principal Viv Giles successfully followed up on last years  excellent sale result when her team of 6 murray grey bulls offered at this years Great Southern Blue Ribbon on the 19th January 2016 recorded an average $425  lift in price.

The team leader Willawa Kalan who was sashed Supreme Murray Grey exhibit at the Perth Royal was sold to Mt Barker Transport for $5,250 only to see the next bull into the ring the Reserve Champion at Perth  Royal sell for $5,750.

With an extra bull offered and sold at a top of $5,750 this highly decorated team of Murray Grey Bulls averaged $4,350.Perth Grand Bull


January 25, 2016


Barker High Murray Grey Stud managed by Norm Hill and his assistant John Wright for the Mount Barker Community College, Western Australia got the Murray Grey Bull selling season off to a great start when the school offered 4 murray grey bulls which sold to a top of $4,750 ,this bull was purchased by Harbour Downs Pastoral Company of Denmark and the team went on to average $4,150.

An exciting  result for the students of the school as a they had prepared and shown a number of these bulls at the Perth, Wagin, Albany and Esperance Shows during the 2015 show season.

Ayr Park Murray Greys to $5,000

September 23, 2015

By Nick Heydon
Courtesy The Land

Murray grey bulls sold to a top of $5000 while females reached $3750 at last week’s Ayr Park fifth on property production sale at Woodstock.

Ian and Narelle Wilcox, Ayr Park Murray Grey stud, offered 14 bulls which made an average of $3727 and sold to a 79% clearance.

They also offered 24 females which sold to an average of $2195 and which also sold to a 79% clearance.

The $5000 bull was Ayr Park Jedd J38, weighing 896kg and with a scrotal circumference of 40cm, and an eye muscle area of 125sq cm. By Jomal Glen Earthquake E21 and from Monterey Rejoyce D44.

Jedd was purchased by Andrew and Sharon Gunn, Mundalola Murray Greys , Attunga via Tamworth.

Mundalola took home two heifers on the day: Ayr Park Trial and Error K58 for $3,000 and Ayr Parl Kristen K52 for $2500.

The repeat clients were pleased with the animals they purchased.

“There is never a question about the quality of the cattle”, Mr Gunn Said.

The top priced female, Ayr Park Wallflower D33, sold for $3750 to phone bidder John Young, Cam Grove Murray Grey Stud, Bernie Tasmania.

Wallflower was by Monterey Gotcha Z36 and from Ayr Park Wallflower W12 and recorded EBV figures EBV figures of +1.3 for birth weight and +2 for milk.

Cam Grove Murray Grey stud was also a volume buyer at the sale, taking home a total of 11 females for an average of $2041, as well as a bull, Ayr Park Jericho J68 for $4000.

The sale was conducted by John Atkins, Atkins Marketing and Livestock Albury, and Bowyer and Livermore Bathurst, with Nick Fogarty Bowyer and Livermore, the sale auctioneer.

Ayr park sale

Pictured with the top priced $5000 bull Ayr Park Jedd J38 at last week’s Ayr Park Murray Grey sale are vendors Narelle and Ian Wilcox and buyer Andrew Gunn, Mundalola Murray Greys.



Grey Advantage bulls top at $7000

September 21, 2015

24 bulls av $3666, top $7000
61% clearance

Grey Advantage bulls top at $7000
Courtesy Queensland Country Life

CENTRAL Highlands beef producer Darren Gilliam, Lake Elphinstone Station, Nebo had one thing on his mind after purchasing the $7000 top money bull at the Grey Advantage sale, Roma saleyards, last Wednesday.

“To breed show quality steers from our high quality Droughtmaster/Brahman/Limousin cross cows,” said Mr Gilliam.

The top money bull, Shell-Dee Action Man, a quality son of Monterey Mr Cool, was offered by Marilyn Hansen, Shell-Dee Murray Grey stud, Kingaroy.

Mr Gilliam was represented by Peter Brazier, GDL, Dalby who said the bull scanned up well, had a terrific back end and excellent weight for his age.

Marilyn Hansen sold six Shell-Dee prefix bulls for a $4500 average.

The $6000 second top money also came from the Hansen stable, Shell-Dee Neptune, a dark grey son of Shell-Dee Federation which was bought by Girlie Goody, Malakoff, Monto who selected the bull for his temperament and strong top line and wide hindquarter.

“He (Neptune) will be used over Angus and Limousin cross heifers,” said Mrs Goody.

Overall 19 Murray Grey bulls were sold for a $3789 average.

Interstate vendors, the Bateman family, Gilmandyke Park, Orange, New South Wales sold five Greyman bulls for a $3200 average.

Agent; GDL


Successful vendor Marilyn Hansen, Shell-Dee Murray Grey stud, Kingaroy and GDL auctioneer Peter Brazier, Dalby with the $7000 top-priced bull, Shell-Dee Action Man, at the Grey Advantage bull sale, Roma, last Wednesday.

Grey Advantage 2015