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Frontier Bonsmara Sale 15 August 2018

There was a good turnout at the 12th Frontier Bonsmara Bull sale. 94 Buyers registered on the day. First up were 58 top quality bulls. Lot 3 (GCD160122) and lot 22 (DAJ 160129) both fethched R80000.00 with the balance of the bulls averaging R47120.69. For the 12th time in a row there was a 100% sale on Bulls.  With recent widespread rains in the Eastern Cape, expectations were high on the females, and they didnt disappoint. With no doubt the highest quality of females on offer, the golden oldies started off with a bang, with lot 69 (GCD 070049), a pregnant cow, fetching the top price of R50000.00 paid by James and Shaun Thompson. Next up were 158 top quality commercial females which averaged R17710.44. These included the famous Handley genetics which fetched as much as R21500.00 for pregnant cows.

Sale Averages:

Type of Stock No Top Price Average Price Seller
Bonsmara Bulls 58 R 80 000.00 R 47 120.69 Craig Handley (Lot 3) & Justin Stirk (Lot 22)
Stud Pregnant Cows 15 R 50 000.00 R 22 666.67 Craig Handley (Lot 69)
Stud Cows & Calves 1 R 13 000.00 R 13 000.00 Craig Handley (Lot 13)
Commercial Pregnant Cows 62 R 21 500.00 R 18 189.52 Craig Handley (Lot 88)
Commercial Cows & Calves 14 R 20 500.00 R 17 142.86 Brandon Handley (Lot 84)
Commercial Pregnant Heifers 76 R 21 000.00 R 17 710.53 Brandon Handley (Lot 92 & Lot 93)
Commercial Open Heifers 6 R 14 000.00 R 14 000.00 Adrian & Elizabeth Ford (Lot 120)

Pictures from the Sale 2018

 

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