Holstein Breeders from Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales bid online, via Elite Livestock Auctions, and at the Echuca Selling Centre for the combined Eagle Ridge & Ingoldale Holsteins Master Breeder dispersal sale on Monday 13th July, with 105 Holsteins grossing $332,300 for an average of $3,165.
Agents, Dairy Livestock Services, report a sale top of $9,000 was paid for Eagle Ridge Lmyfire Polly, a 2 year old due to sexed King Doc and from an EX 90 Atwood dam with an EX 92 Shottle grand dam. She was purchased by Luccombe Holsteins of Finley, NSW.
Next top of the Eagle Ridge heifers was Lavanguard Tiffany, a daughter of the winning 5 year old from the 2019 Victorian Winter Fair, selling at $5,800 to S & M Portwine of Bamawn, Victoria.
Eliza View paid next top of $5,250 for Bradnick GSL Polka backed by several generations of VG 88 dams, $4,750 for Jacoby L Pollyanna, a daughter of a 539 kg fat dam and $4,000 for Ammo Colt Polka.
Return buyers to Eagle Ridge included Spunner Past. Co of Berrigan, NSW who selected McDougal B Legume from a 563 kg fat dam at $4,200 and Jacoby Anne at $4,000 from a 465 kg fat dam.
Other noted sales for Eagle Ridge Holsteins were Devour C Polka backed by 3 generations of high production Red cows at $4,000 to R Lindsay of Warwick, Qld and Bankroll A Polka from a 410 kg fat dam at $4,000 to Hillco Holsteins of Cudgewa.
Top selling lot from Ingoldale Holsteins was the in-milk heifer Emilio Elga, backed by 7 generations of EX & VG dams and selling to Murungi Park Holsteins at $6,000.
R & R Robins of Cohuna paid $5,500 for Ingoldale Sweet Peaks, a beautiful uddered heifer backed by 3 EX dams. Strong buyers through the sale, Eloora Past. Co of NSW, included in their selection Ingoldale Sweet June at $4,200 and Hughes Sweet Gemma backed by 7 EX & VG dams at $4,000.
Bruce Fuller sold a top young cow Newhope 1stclass Berkeley, VG backed by a deep Canadian family at $4,000 to A & C Coombes of Long Flat, NSW. N & H Commadeur sold the tremendous milking heifer Madison Contender Ella at $4,000 to R & K Glover of Katandra.