Sale date: Tuesday 17 September 2019
Entries close: Thursday 22 August, 2019
Venue: Online via AuctionsPlus, 12 noon (SYD time)
Minimum entry level: Bulls and Genetics (Top 20%), Females (Top 30%) in any major BREEDPLAN trait or index. A Special Interest category for rare genetics is available, subject to AWA approval.
Commission (inclusive GST): 5.5%
A number of enquiries have been received for bull, female and semen buyers for the September Sale; demand is expected to be high than in the July Premium Sale.
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 previous sales with the 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 16th July 2019
The largest catalogue of entries met reduced demand due to the dry conditions throughout most of Eastern Australia. 28 lots were sold during the auction process, but there was plenty of activity after the sale, resulting in a total of 64 lots finally sold out 179 lots offered.
46/78 Females sold from $1200 to $5250 to average $2083
8/41 Bulls sold from $2000 to $4750 to average $2344
10/96 Embryos sold from $600 to $1050 to average $780
95/802 Semen straws sold from $7.50 to $350 to average $44
64/179 Lots sold for $126,550 to average $1977 per lot
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.