Sale date: Tuesday 15 July 2019
Venue: Online via AuctionsPlus
Minimum entry level: Bulls and genetics – top 20%, females – top 30% and “special interest” eg. Poll, rare genetics
Commission (inclusive GST): 5.5%
Premium Wagyu Sale dates for 2019 have been set to the Tuesday before BREEDPLAN updates which occur on the 20th of each month so that catalogues do not change in the lead-up to the sale. A Tuesday sale also allows for further easy negotiation post-sale.
All Entry conditions will remain similar to last year as in top 20% performance data for Bulls, Embryos and Semen. Females will need to be in the top 30%. A “Special Interest” category will include rare genetics.
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Premium Wagyu Sale Tuesday 19th March 2019
Drought conditions affect prices and clearance, but Fullblood cows in Good Demand.
Most females have been sold or are under offer for later delivery. Ma Ma Creek Fullbloods sold from $2,550 to $2,800 which was $500 better than expected. The Purebred cows sold at $800, Fullblood yearling heifers sold at $1,200 and Purebred heifers at $800. Except for the Top Priced female, Westholme K3035 PTIC to Macquarie Prelude sold for $14,500 to a USA investor buyer. The vendor was a Welsh investor buyer. Other females sold from $1,500 to $4,500.
Only 5 bulls were sold from $3,000 to $5,500. 4 bulls to Qld and 1 to VIC.
Just 10 embryos were sold from a mating of Longford Y004 to a Blackmore bred cow.
Semen sales were selective. There was interest in Mayura Itoshigenami Jnr Son that sold from $110 to $150 per straw. Other semen sold $45 to $50.
The pinnacle of Australian Wagyu Association Sales, the Elite Wagyu National Sale represents an opportunity to showcase the top 5% of Wagyu genetics. The Sale will take place on the evening of the 10 May 2019 to cap off the WagyuEdge: Building Integrity annual conference, the Sale attracts vigorous bidding from in-house delegates and Australian and international bidders via the live and online auction facility.