It’s a home-grown affair at this year’s 2nd annual spring on-property bull sale at Riddellvue Angus. All 30 bulls up for auction on September 8 at the Whanregarwen property near Alexandra are sired by the stud’s very own walking bulls with not one AI sire in the sale line-up. Stud principal Ian Bates anticipates the
*27 of 29 bulls sold to $12,000 (twice), av $7250. STRONG interest in the Riddellvue Angus beef program saw the stud’s inaugural autumn on-property sale achieve an almost full clearance of the 29 bulls offered at Alexandra last Wednesday. Competition from local and interstate buyers delivered the stud its best-ever top price of $12,000 twice.
Riddellvue Angus expects strong industry demand for female cattle to flow onto bulls when it holds its inaugural autumn bull sale on March 10. The stud’s debut spring bull sale at Whanregarwen near Alexandra in 2020 was a success with 22 bulls sold for a total of $122,000 with a top price of $9000.
Fulfilling a long-held dream with the successful launch of the stud’s first annual bull sale in September 2020, Ian Bates, principal of Riddellvue Angus, will open the gates for the stud’s second on-property bull sale and first annual autumn event on Wednesday, March 10.
Riddellvue Angus’s inaugural spring bull sale at Whanregarwen near Alexandra on Wednesday was haled a resounding success, with the sale averaging $5809. Twenty two of the 29 bulls offered were sold, with the top-priced 18 month bull, Lot 17, Riddellvue Quintavius Q75 fetching $9000, and two bulls selling for $8000 twice.