Pardee Holsteins Spring Calving Dispersal Sale held on 10th November at Shepparton Selling Centre was a resounding Success. The 68 head sold (complete Clearance) Grossed $216 625 to average $3186 per head!
Top Price was $4500 for Lot 6a Pardee Gonzo Perfect ET VG 85 @ 2yrs with a P.I. of 121. This outstanding young cow from the Perfection family was purchased by Gary and Lee Hibberd and family from Corriemungle in the Western District. The Hibberds purchased 7 head in total at $3551 per head!
Volume buyer at the sale was John Edwards from Leitchville who secured 35 head to average $2784 per head. The Edwards were strong buyers at the Autumn stage dispersal and showed confidence in the Pardee Breeding Programme once again!
Other strong buyers included Ross and Jade Easterbrook and Family from Tatura who took home 2 outstanding young cows, lot 11 Pardee Haley Perfect 73 a 10302 litre 2yo with a PI of 118 for $4100 and lot 13 Pardee Paulo Perfect 100 a freshly calved 2 yo for $3800.
Jim and Heather Harvey from Yarragon, also return buyers, purchased 3 head for an average of $3166 including Lot 45 Pardee Haley Maple 12 a 53 litre 2nd calver from the well know Craigmore Marlene family.
Selling Agents Flanagan Marketing Services and Mulcahy Nelson representative Lawrie Flanagan said despite uncertain times in the dairy industry, Quality well bred cows in great form will always command a premium Price!