Wagyu bull makes $88,000 on AuctionsPlus

A 13 months old Fullblood Wagyu bull with BREEDPLAN figures in the top one per cent of the breed for Terminal Carcase Index, Marble Score and Marble Fineness sold for $88,000 during the September Premium Wagyu sale on AuctionsPlus.

Macquarie M0480 was offered by Macquarie Wagyu from Leyburn Qld and purchased by a Sydney based newcomer to the Wagyu breed. Semen will be collected.

M0480 is by a leading TCI sire Macquarie Y408 and from a Sumo dam.

At the same online simultaneous sale 19 Fullblood females sold from $3100 to $5600 and averaged $4032.

Last month a Darley Purebred Wagyu bull sold on AuctionsPlus for $65,000 and in May a Mayura Fullblood Wagyu bull sold for $105,000, the auction record for a Wagyu bull in Australia, at the Elite Wagyu sale at the annual Wagyu conference

Ruralco will conduct the next Premium Wagyu Sale on AuctionsPlus on Friday, October 6. Contact Hervey Weyman Jones on 0414 941 788 for sale information.