Cow Sale Report Archive
Millah Murrah prices bloom Coutresy The Land, page 4, 27/4/2023, by Andrew Norris If the beef industry had been harbouring any doubts about confidence in market-leading genetics, they have been quelled. The owners of Millah Murrah Angus, the Thompson family of...
National records tumbled at the Thompson family’s Millah Murrah on property Angus female sale near Bathurst last Thursday, where a new all-breeds auction benchmark was set.
It was full steam ahead from go to whoa at last week’s Millah Murrah Angus stud cow sale at Bathurst, where discerning cattle breeders recognised the true value of females in the breeding equation.
The geographic spread of the buyer base was a feature at the Millah Murrah Angus stud cow and female sale, as stud and recipient pregnancy-tested in-calf (PTIC) cows, frozen embryos, and semen lots went to four States for the Thompson family, Bathurst, last Friday.
Strong demand for quality bloodlines saw records tumble at the Millah Murrah Angus commercial female and Angus Performance Register bull sale at Goonamurrah”, Bathurst last Thursday, where cows with calves topped at $3400 and averaged $2074 for the 186-head offering.
Another Australian auction record fell to the Thompson family as 178 females sold to $34,000 and averaged $4433 at their Millah Murrah registered cow and joined heifer dispersal sale at Bathurst on Friday.
An Australian all-breeds record price of $2700 for commercial beef females was established at the Thompson family’s annual Millah Murrah Angus on-property female sale at “Goonamurrah”.
Interstate competition and “near perfect” interim EBVs combined to push prices to $9500 for a breeder unit at the Millah Murrah Angus on-property stud female sale at Bathurst.