Wagyu fullblood Beef 2018 sale hits $35,000

Wagyu fullblood Beef 2018 sale hits $35,000 for heifer

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Sam and Dean Pollard, Sahara Park Wagyu, Garnant topped the 2018 Wagyu Fullblood Sale held during Beef 2018 with James Matts, Goshu Wagyu purchasing this Wagyu heifer for $35,000.

Sam and Dean Pollard, Sahara Park Wagyu, Garnant topped the 2018 Wagyu Fullblood Sale held during Beef 2018 with James Matts, Goshu Wagyu purchasing this Wagyu heifer for $35,000.

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A select group of Wagyu vendors from Queensland and New South Wales presented 69 lots for auction at the sale including 40 bulls, 17 females, 5 semen and 7 embryo packages during Beef Australia 2018.

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The 2018 Wagyu Fullblood Sale was held at the Great Western Hotel Rockhampton last Monday, May 7.

A select group of Wagyu vendors from Queensland and New South Wales presented 69 lots for auction at the sale including 40 bulls, 17 females, 5 semen and 7 embryo packages. 

Sam and Dean Pollard from Sahara Park Wagyu, Garnant, topped the 2018 Wagyu Fullblood Sale selling lot 48 to James Matts from Goshu Wagyu, Haddon, Victoria for $35,000.

Sahara Park Wagyu also sold lots 45 and 46 to Cameron Hewitt of Hewitt Pastoral Enterprises for $18,000 each and lot 66, a package of 5 embryos, to Paul Christensen of Pinnacle Wagyu for $10,000.

Other top contenders were Sanjolincey Wagyu who sold lot 15 to the Knudsen family for $22,000, Rocala Wagyu sold lot 57 to Kerwee Pastoral Company for $22,000 and lot 36 to Kiaora Stud for $15,000, Sunland Cattle Co sold lot 51 to Bar H Grazing for $20,000, Delta Wagyu sold lot 63, a package of 5 embryos, to Four Star Trading and Cooper Downs Wagyu sold lot 7 to the Rae family for $12,000.

This inaugural event was the first live Wagyu Sale of superior genetics in Australia and an aligned event of Beef Australia 2018, which draws a crowd of over 90,000 patrons and over 1000 registered international delegates to the Central Queensland area.

The live sale was run by Elders Rural Services and facilitated by AuctionsPlus.

The story Wagyu fullblood Beef 2018 sale hits $35,000 first appeared on Queensland Country Life.

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