Sale date: 23/2/2021
Number offered: 95
Number sold: 95
Top price: $160,000
Average price: $12,380
Name of top priced animal: Injemira Robert Redford Q287
Sire of top priced animal: Injemira Redford J006
Purchaser of top priced animal: ABS Global- Australia, Ardno Herefords, Vielun Pastoral Company.
Sale comments: What turned out to be a very exciting day for Injemira and the Australian Hereford industry with the Australian record price broken for the first time in 35 years and breaking Injemira’s record of $110,000 set in 2016 for Lot 51 selling for $160,000. This sire was purchased by a syndicate made up of ABS Global- Australia, Ardno Herefords and Vielun Pastoral Company. The exciting aspect of this is that semen through ABS- Global’s network being marketed all over the world, really putting prominence on the Australian Hereford industry and opening the door for more Hereford bulls in the future. The sale as a whole went very well with 100% clearance and bulls selling in everybody’s price ranges (5 Bulls-$20,000+, 47 Bulls $10,000+, 43 Bulls $5000+). Buyers included semen companies (ABS & Genetics Australia), Studs (Emigrace, Ardno, Vielun, MJ Herefords, Timboon Farms, Jaclinton, Rayleigh) and commercial herds from 3 states along with a live export order that only secured 2 sires and a further 18 bulls not catalogued post sale. Bulk buyers came from regular clients Woakwine Station, Alva Downs, Woomargama Station, Beerik Partnership, Belgrave Pastoral Co & C & K Comley along with new to the auction sale client Okeview Pastoral Co. Prominent sales included Lot 2 ($30,000) & Lot 85 ($32,000) selling to the Elsom family of Hamilton Vic, Lot 60 ($32,000) selling to Rayleigh Poll Herefords Narrabri NSW & Lot 54 ($20,000) Alva Downs Coleraine Vic. Also offered on the day 73- PTIC Commercial Heifers topping at $4200 and averaging $3218.
Injemira Robert Redford Q287 sold for a record price of $160,000