Willette Second Stage Dispersal:
The second stage dispersal of the registered Willette Herd was held on farm last Thursday at Finley NSW.
Despite the continuing dry conditions a very satisfactory average of $2,568 for 118 head was achieved for a gross of $303,024.
There was limited local interest due mainly to the dry conditions however, local return buyer Nathan Shannon of Katunga purchased 4 head for an average of $3,700 with his two top purchases being an outstanding 2yo Heifer Sired by Semex Sire Sully Hart Meridian from the Kewpie family for $4,200. The Shannon’s also took home Willette 2 Elgadis Allison ET VG 85 a 40 litre freshly calved 5yo cow with a great future.
Well known local breeder Robin & Lewis White secured an outstanding Goldsun daughter Willette Goldsun Allison for $3,600.
Downie Pastoral from Forbes were active buyers throughout and purchased 38 head for an average of $2,131 each including Willette Regkew Paula who had PI of 114 at 1yr 11months for $2,900.
Other strong buyers including Oakdale at Longwarry who purchased 24 head averaging $3,326. And Murrabut neighbours R & A Hobson and Brad Hein were also very active with the Hobson’s purchasing 6 head for an average of $2,483 with a top purchase of Willette Asterix Kewpie VG 85, an 8,300 litre 2yr old for $3,200. Whilst the Hein’s purchased 14 head for an average of $2,014 including a 35 litre 2yo Willette Reg Kew Allison 25 for $2,700.
In summary it was a very successful sale with the Chesworth’s being rewarded for a lifetime of astute breeding.
Sale was conducted by Flanagan Marketing Services and Mulcahy Nelson Livestock in conjunction.