The 3rd Stage Dispersal Sale of the Registered Pardee Holstein Sale was held at Shepparton Selling Centre last Thursday 19/4/2018.
The Sale was an Outstanding Success with a Total clearance being achieved with 100 Registered freshly Calved Registered Holsteins averaging an outstanding $3,217 Grossing $32,1700.
There was very buoyant demand throughout with many interested buyers unable to compete in the spirited bidding.
The 2 largest volume buyers were Ray and Leanne Smith from Mathoura and John Edwards from Leitchville.
The Smith’s purchased 26 Top Quality high production cows for an average of $3,584 each with a top price of $4,700 for Lot 7.
Pardee Supersonic Perfect 72 who produced 9,045 litres with PI 114 as a 2yo heifer. She traces back to the Outstanding Brood Cow North American Brood Cow Valiant Mars Perfection. The Smith’s also secured Lot 59 Pardee Gillespy Janice 24 for $4,500 this outstanding individual Classified VG 86 as a 2yo, and produced 10,299 litres at 2 yrs. She is backed by 3 Generations of over 10,000 litre dams.
Return Buyer John Edwards showed Great Confidence in the Pardee Genetics by purchasing 36 head for a Gross of $90,800 to average $2,522 per head. Including Lot 1 Pardee Shout Damp 4, VG 87, a 45 litre 5 yo sired by the top AI Shottle son Shout. Out of the same family as the legendary Sire “Donor “.
Top Price of the sale $5,250 was paid by up and coming young Tatura Breeder Josh Romano for Lot 25 Eclipse Goldchip Darling .Imp.
This 4yo cow was softening to red hot AI sire Alta 1st Class due 12/5/18.
Western District Breeder Tim Fleming bought wisely when he took home the outstanding Brood Cow Lot 54 Pardee Bolton Pet 2, Ex 90. for $5,000.
Other strong buyers at the Pardee Autumn Dispersal were AJ and CL Coombes from Wauhope NSW, who purchased 4 head for an average of $3,775 each. Including Lot 19 Pardee Snowcrest Perfect 74 VG85 at 3yrs with a PI116 having produced 9,279 litres at 2.3 years. The Coombes also secured Lot 98 Advanced Kingboy Lulu 6, a freshly calved 2yo heifer from the famed Comestar Laurie Sheik family for $4,100. This heifer sold account the Clark and Sullivan partnership. These vendors sold 8 heifers, who averaged $2075.
34 commercial freshly calved Holsteins cows account Oakdale averaged a very satisfactory $1,776. With Tony Hayes from Stanhope being the main buyer for this line securing 10 quality young cows for average of $1,930 each.
Total sale average was $2,666 for 154 head grossing $410,700 head.
This sale once again proved that Dairyman are prepared to pay for top Quality well Bred High Production Healthy Cows.
The Sale was conducted by Flanagan Marketing Services and Mulcahy Nelson, we thank everyone who registered, attended, and tuned in to our live Facebook video.