Last week the Master Breeder herd of Jon and Nadine Holland was dispersed on farm at Newbridge, with strong bidding on farm and via the Elite Livestock Auctions online platform from Victorian and New South Wales breeders.
Sale top of $8,500 was paid by K & H Jones of Foster for Holloddon Superstyle Corrine 2551 VG86 on first lactation, having produced over 11,000 litres as a heifer and due November to Doorman.
The same buyers also selected Holloddon Baxter Laura 2217 EX at $8,000 and the impressive young cow Holloddon Brawler Laura 2481 VG at $5,250.
Equal second high seller was Holloddon-R MVP Roxy 2660 (298 BPI) from the renowned Roxy line, sold for $8,000 to local breeders W & J Stewart. Other local breeders included CL Freemantle of Prairie who selected Holloddon-R Goldmine Roxy 2480 VG at $7,250 along with Holloddon Tableau Charcole 2245 who recently classified EX92, also at $7,250. Western Vic buyers were also strong throughout the day including Lendene P/L who purchased Holloddon Ladd Charcole-Red at $7,100.
Brent and Kim Mitchell of Bamawn paid $6,700 for the catalogue ‘cover cow’ Holloddon Dealer Corrine 2153 EX93, and $4,800 for lot 1, Holloddon Twist Leonie 2381 VG87 with all her proceeds being donated to the Sheri Martin Youth Fund. Lot 68A, Holloddon MVP Corrine 2759, donated Tom & Liz Harry, Morwen Plains, Tennyson, sold for $2,000, again with all monies going to the Sheri Martin Youth Fund
Other noted sales included Holloddon Jacot Charcole 2637-Red at $5,750 to D Latham of NSW; Holloddon Goldmine Laura 2374 VG88 at $5,500 to Kryshlaye Holsteins of Leongatha; Holloddon Adonis Charcole 2527-Red at $5,500 to Launder Farms also of Gippsland; Holloddon Tenyson Bebe 2305 VG87 at $5,300 to P Fullerton of Nirranda; Holloddon Niels Laura 2530 VG at $5,100 and Holloddon Goodwhone Charcole 2525 at $5,000 to J & J Hibberson of Katunga, and; Holloddon Asterix Corrine 2406 VG at $5,000 to M Meyland of Waaia.
The 165 lots sold grossed $578,000 for a sale average of $3,505.