Australian breed records tumbled at 5 Star Senepol’ s annual sale at CQLX Gracemere in Queensland recently.
Vendors Geoff and Alison Maynard and family saw a new breed record established at $27,000.
Sarah and Clayton Maynard of Southern Star Rural, Canowindra sold eight bulls through the 5 Star Sale. Southern Star Rural managed the top priced Senelais (Senepol/Charolais) bull at $8,000 and also the top priced Senegus (Senepol/Angus) bull at $7,000.
Sixty-five bulls were sold with an average of $6,677, a top of $27,000 and a 93% clearance rate. Buyers who were focused on Senepols, provided the vendors with a bottom line average of $7,425 for the 40 pure bred Senepol entries on offer.
Earlier this year, the Canowindra-based Senepol Stud, Southern Star Rural recorded the highest midterm weight gain during the prestigious Callide Dawson Beef Carcase Competition in Queensland with a Senepol/Angus Steer gaining 4.6kg per day. It was the highest mid-term weight gain recorded in the 30-year history of the competition.
For more information on pure bred Senepol and Senegus or Senelais Bulls, contact Clayton Maynard on 0439 029 204.