Australia Murray Grey sales results

Monterey Annual Production Sale

February 20, 2017

Top price was Lot 10 Monterey Liquid Gold L79 (pictured below), selling to Rick Casagrande for $18,750. Offered 42 Murray Grey bulls, sold 40, average $7306.
Stud MG females sold exceptionally well. 18 cows and calves averaged $4583. 11 Magnificent matrons averaged $4045, 3 stud heifers averaged $3666. Six commercial heifers averaged $2625.
Fantastic day all round.

Green Triangle Sale

November 4, 2016

BUYERS from throughout SA were in the box seat at the Green Triangle sale at Western Flat.
Vendors Geoff and Kate Buick, Arki stud, and Anthony and Denise Fabris,
Beeamma stud, put up their best offering in the sale’s six year history.

A great mix of repeat and new clients being active buyers, were we offered 25 bulls to with a  clearance rate of 60%.

Top price being Lot 14  Beeamma Kumar K13, sold to Gavin Forster, Eastwood Pastoral, of Keith. The March-2014 drop, weighing 822 kilograms, was a son of Arki Gold G41.

Second top price Lot 12 Arki Kane K31  selling for $4500.  The bull which was in the top 10pc for carcase weight and vealer index, sold to Fleurieua peninsula  buyers WH,BE&WE Banning.
There was a total clearance of the female section 32 commercial females. Lot 1 a pen 4 rising 30 month old mated heifers from Arki Stud at $1600 to NB&BJ Baker, of Mount Gambier.
Elders auctioneer Tom Dennis said it was “one of the superior Murray Grey offerings in southern Australia”.


Premier Murray Grey Sale

November 4, 2016
After a break for 12 months the premier multi vendor sale was held again at the Wodonga exhibition centre on 26th October with 11 vendors, from 5 states  Vic , NSW, WA, SA and Tas.
22 cows /calves, 9 heifers and 9 bulls. For the first time  commercial pens were introduced  having 23 head offered for sale.
Top price female Lot 6 Monterey Magnolia H23 with a heifer calf at foot sold to G & L Connelly of Ulverstone Tas for $7500.00.  Not far behind was the second top priced cows being Lot 3 Lot 13 and Lot 16, for $6000.00. 20 cows/calves were offered 16 sold to an average of $4140.00.
Top price heifer was Lot 23 Cratloe Linda K1 for $3000.00 sold to Lucy Kell Snowy Mountain Murray Grey Stud of Adelong NSW. 9 offered  8 sold, to an average $2468.00.
Top price bull was Lot 36 Elbern Landmark for $6000.00 sold to Cadella Stud of Castlemaine Vic. 9 Bulls offered 6 sold to an average of $4166.00.
We decided to introduce pens of commercial cows and heifers this year, which turned out to be a great opportunity for the premier sale to up our numbers and draw the commercial people to the sale. A total clearance was seen with 13 cows and calves and 10 heifers go before the hammer.  Lot 41 from Dajory Murray Grey Stud, a pen of 5 cows/calves topped at 2250.00 to RD & DJ Gamble of Maruya NSW to average $1945.00. Unmated pens of Heifers Lot 42 Dajory Murray Grey Stud, a pen of 5 heifers topped at $2300.00 to average $1900.00.
The Vendors all need to be recognised and congratulated for putting together a very high standard of cattle. We would like to thank the bidders and under bidders for your support, also the 2 agents John Atkins from Atkins marketing and Jim Bruce and Matt Tinkler from Elders for your help in running the premier sale.
We Look forward to next years sale being in October 2017, to be bigger and better again. If you need more information contact Geoff Buick 0438 582 071 or the secretary Denise Fabris on 0407 566 341.

Cam Grove Murray Grey Sale

October 17, 2016

Black Factor dominated the fourth Cam Grove on property bull sale. Twenty five silver, grey, and blacks were offered with fifteen selling under the Helmsman auction method.  Over half those sold were black factor.

Top seller was a black factor, Lot 6, Cam Grove Xman L16, who ,after a bidding battle between two well known Australian Murray Grey studs, was finally knocked down to the Cadfor Murray Grey Stud for fifteen thousand dollars. L16 was described by Cam Grove principal, John Young, as having EBV’s “as near perfect as we can get” with Supermarket and EU indexes in the top 1%.  He also had the heaviest weight of his group at 665kg one month prior to sale.

Monterey was another Australian stud to purchase a black factor. Their choice was Lot 8, Cam Grove Licorice L29, for four thousand dollars.

Repeat buyer, Redpasture Beef selected two greys to a top of five thousand dollars.

The fifteen bulls averaged four thousand, two hundred and fifty dollars.

Two registered females also sold at three thousand dollars each.

The sale was conducted by Bernard Atkins of Atkins Livestock Services.

Murray Grey bulls to $8000 at Ayr Park

September 27, 2016

AT their sixth on-property bull and female sale, Ian and Narelle Wilcox of Ayr Park Murray Greys, Woodstock, sold their genetics into three states, topping at $8000.

Eleven of the 20 bulls offered sold to an average of $4795 – up by over $1000 the previous year’s sale result.

The top price was also on the rise – increasing by $2000 on the 2015 sale.

The sale topper was Ayr Park Kondo, purchased by new clients, John Contarino and Terry Leary, Gadgarra Murray Grey stud, Atherton, Queensland.

Kondo weighed in at 752 kilograms, had a scrotal measurement of 42 centimetres and an eye muscle area (EMA) 115 centimetres squared.

The Queensland buyers also took home three 12-month-old unjoined heifers to a top of $3200 on their way to an average of $2633.

The second highest price bull was knocked down for $6000 to more new clients, Richard and Josephine Martin of Bungendore. The couple also purchased a yearling bull for $5250.

Robert Haig of Braidwood secured one bull for $5500, while Darren Mirtschin, Swan Hill, Victoria, purchased two bulls, both at $4000.

P.A. Mahoney, “Somerset”, Crookwell, paid $4500 for one bull and Tim Dryer of Young paid $4500 for one.

The offering of 11 yearling females averaged $2444 for nine lots sold. The top price of $3400 was paid by repeat clients, Andrew and Sharon Gunn, Mundalola Murray Grey stud, Attunga, for a 12-month-old unjoined heifer, Ayr Park Amethyst L60.

D.W. and D.M. Dagg, “Villarette”, Browns Creek paid $2500 for one heifer, while Cameron Harris, Atherton, QLD purchased two heifers for $2600 and $1800.

Mr Wilcox said in the six sales they have had, they have sold to all parts of Australia except the Northern Territory.

“We had a lot of positive feed back about the quality of the cattle in the sale,” Mr Wilcox said. “Unfortunately a lot of people couldn’t make the sale because of flooding.”

Conducting the sale was John Atkins, Atkins Marketing and Bower and Livermore, Bathurst.r253_755_4366_3069_w800_h450_fmaxlot-1-ayr-park-kondo-k85

Lot 1 Ayr Park Kondo K85 sold for $8,000, top priced bull to Gadgarra Murray
Greys Atherton Qld
Lot 25 Ayr Park Amethyst L60 sold for $3,400, top priced female at only 12
months of age to Mundalola Murray Greys Tamworth NSW