Big Country day two

Big Country 2019 day two live updates


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Lot 234 is the sale top for the greys so far, attracting $46,000.

Lot 234 is the sale top for the greys so far, attracting $46,000.

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Rolling coverage of day two of the Big Country Brahman sale at Charters Towers as grey bulls go under the hammer.

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VENDORS and agents are moving into day two of the Big Country Brahman sale at Charters Towers in a positive mind frame after the first day of the sale exceeded expectations.

About 150 grey registered Brahman sires and herd bulls will go under the hammer at the Dalrymple Saleyards today.

It follows a successful first day where red Brahmans and heifers received a 100 per cent clearance rate.

Buyers inspect the grey Brahman bulls ahead of day two of the Big Country sale at Charters Towers. Photo: Jessica Johnston.

Buyers inspect the grey Brahman bulls ahead of day two of the Big Country sale at Charters Towers. Photo: Jessica Johnston.

Yesterday, a total of 99 red Brahman bulls sold to gross $910,000 to average $9,190.

Of them, 93 registered Brahman sires sold to gross $879,500, with an average of $9,460 with a top price of $54,000.

Six red Brahman herd bulls sold to gross $30,500 to average $5,085 with a top of $6000.

The heifers also sold well, with 25 Brahman Belles stud heifers selling to gross $120,500, to average $4,820 with a top price of $19,000.

Forty of "Lanes Creek Ladies" heifers sold to gross $220,000 to average $5,500 with a top of $12,500.

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