2020 Elite Wagyu Sale

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The 2020 Elite Wagyu Sale showcases the top 5% of Wagyu genetics outside Japan, presenting live bulls and females, semen and embryos and special interest and rare genetics on offer.

ONLINE SALE CATALOGUE DOWNLOAD CATALOGUE PEDIGREE & LOT INFORMATION

 

 

 

HOW TO REGISTER AND BID ONLINE?

BIDDING WITHIN AUSTRALIA

Need help to register to bid on the sale? Download the information sheet on how to register with Elite Livestock Auctions.

INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS

International bidders who have not previously registered with the sale agents GDL, need to contact Harvey Weyman- Jones to register as an approved online bidder and then register with Elite Livestock Auctions.

If you are registered and approved to bid in previous sales, go straight to the Elite Livestock Auctions website and log in with your password.

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

April 2, 2020

The Elite Wagyu Sale is now being held fully online utilising the Elite Livestock Auctions interface with GDL.

With around 100 Lots, the Elite Wagyu Sale now has no restrictions on time and can give buyers a greater opportunity to bid. The Sale will now be conducted across two sessions (AEST):

  • 10:00am to 1:00pm – Live Lots (females and males)
  • 1:30pm to 3:30pm – Genetic Lots (embryos and semen)

Potential online buyers from Australia need to register with Elite Livestock Auctions.  Special arrangements must be made by International Bidders with GDL who will provide a temporary Buyer password for this sale only. Buyers will need to register with the Agents prior to the sale.

20 March, 2020

The WagyuEdge 2020 Annual Conference and Tour has been cancelled in response to the COVID-19 situation. For a full message from our CEO please check the News item.

The good news is that the Elite Wagyu Sale 2020 will proceed as planned, in an online format. The preliminary Lot listings are available now. The Association would like to thank our vendors and buyers for their continued support in this rapidly evolving situation.

The 2020 Elite Wagyu Sale will again build on the proven success of past sales, by increasing the sale qualifications around body condition, genetic testing and accuracy of EBVs for the sale categories in addition to listing the top 5% of breed genetic.  The Lots on offer represent the highest percentiles in performance against BREEDPLAN reported traits and BreedObject $Indexes.

 

VENDOR INFORMATION AND DNA TESTING

ONLINE SALE 

Conducted online, the Elite Wagyu Sale will be conducted by RuralCo/GDL in association with Elite Livestock Auctions under the ALPA Livestock Auction Terms and Conditions of Sale, and proudly supported by the Australian Wagyu Association. The Sale is to be conducted on 30 April 2020 from 10:00 am AEST.

In 2019, the Sale smashed records, with the top female selling for $280,000 – there is anticipation building in the industry to see what records will be broken in 2020. Read more about the 2019 Sale.

View the Sale Terms and Conditions

DNA TESTING DATES FOR EWS LOTS

Some Live Lots entry require that animals are DNA tested at the 50K genomics level and that genetic recessive testing has been completed (unless lots are able to be proved free by pedigree) and that the animals are registered with the AWA. Lots must comply with additional new criteria identified within the Elite Wagyu Sale Entry Conditions and Regulations.

To assist members in completing testing required for final acceptance of Lots for the sale, the following dates can be used as a guide to facilitate timely DNA testing, reporting of results and acceptance of Lots for the Sale.

IMPORTANT SALE DATES FOR VENDORS

MARCH BREEDPLAN (run complete) Monday, 23 March 2020

SALE CATALOGUE (finalised for publication) Friday, 3 April 2020

ELITE WAGYU SALE Thursday, 30 April 2020, commencing 10:00 am (AEST)

SELLING AGENT

GDL 

Harvey Weyman-Jones
Stud Stock Manager
Grant Daniel & Long Pty Ltd

Email: hweymanjones@gdlrural.com.au   |   Phone: 0414 941 788

 

SALE REGULATIONS

The sale will be conducted under the usual ‘Conditions of Sale’ as applied by GDL and Elite Livestock Auctions and these are available on their websites.

Special conditions have been applied by the Australian Wagyu Association (AWA) to generate a high level of quality assurance. The AWA is facilitating the 7th Elite Wagyu Sale to make available high performing Wagyu genetics to the Australian and international beef cattle industries. Click here to view the sale regulations.