The Elite Wagyu Sale continues to provide a platform for the sale of current high performing and unique Wagyu genetics in an international marketplace. These genetics represent the leading edge of the Wagyu breeding sector.
The 2021 April Elite Wagyu Sale is now open for Vendors to register Lots for the Sale, to be conducted on April 28, 2021 during the WagyuEdge Annual Conference and Tour.
The Sale will feature live Lots and genetics featuring multiple EBVs in the top 5% in each trait category (carcase, growth and maternal (gestation and milk)) or having an AWA Breed $Index value in the top 1% of Wagyu BREEDPLAN.
The Lots will include breeding females, joining sires, donors of semen and embryos. The number of Lots will be limited to 50 at the discretion of AWA.
“The Australian Wagyu Association’s Elite Wagyu Sale continues to be a strong platform for breeders to present the leading edge of high performing Wagyu genetics to an international market,” said Dr Matt McDonagh, CEO Australian Wagyu Association.
“The focus on elite genetics within the Sale ensures that the very best live animals, semen and embryos are offered, to give the Wagyu Sector the opportunity to access the best current genetics to drive continuous improvement. We are looking forward to hosting the Sale at the WagyuEdge annual conference, on the Gold Coast.”
The auction will be conducted by GDL and hosted by Elite Livestock Auctions under the ALPA Livestock Auction Terms and Conditions of Sale with promotional support from the AWA. Many of the genetics on offer may be exported, buyers must take due diligence to ensure with the vendor that protocols are observed. Buyers need to be registered with GDL prior to the Sale in order to bid.
Entry Forms are now available on the AWA website and will close 8 March, 2021.
Only registered Wagyu genetics with genomics complete will be accepted. Terms and Conditions of Sale are available for review on the AWA website.
The WagyuEdge 2021 Annual Conference & Tour is to be held at RACV Royal Pines Resort, Queensland 27-29 April, 2021