* Total clearance of 28 bulls sold to $12,500, av $9054 NSW studs continue to spend big at Victorian stud sales, with a NSW Angus commercial operation buying three lots at Riddellvue Angus stud’s on-property sale. Riddellvue stud principal Ian Bates said the sale was solid with four bulls going for $12,000, while the top-priced bull
Angus industry trailblazer Ian Bates of Riddellvue Angus’ will offer up the first Australian sons of a US bull by the same name this autumn. The Alexandra based stud has had renewed vigour and focus in recent years, with Mr Bates travelling far and wide to find the right genetic lines to introduce to the
Riddellvue Angus set a new stud record for its second annual spring sale with a top of $15,000 and a big leap in the average to lift $2300 since the autumn sale in March. A full clearance of 28 bulls sold to the 50-strong crowd last Wednesday at the Whanregarwen property near Alexandra. Bidding was
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.