An Australian Angus bull has sold for $225,000 at a stud sale in northern Original South Wales, smashing the national verbalize for the breed.
- The breeder says the young bull has been 20 years in the making
- The Mayne family searched the sphere for essentially the most productive genetics to add to their breeding program
- The sale breaks the 2019 verbalize of $160,00
It used to be the first day of a two-day sale when 15-month-dilapidated Texas Iceman R725 used to be sold bewitch Salt Ash-basically based Macka’s Australian Gloomy Angus Red meat and Genetics Australia.
He used to be bred by the Mayne family from Texas Angus, reach Warialda.
The previous verbalize of $160,000 used to be held by Paratrooper P15 from Millah Murrah Angus stud, reach Bathurst.
Stud valuable Wendy Mayne talked about she used to be “gobsmacked” when the hammer fell at the moment time.
“I am peaceable shaking,” she talked about.
“We knew that folks may perhaps maybe agree with an interest, but we pretty did no longer know the attach it will skedaddle.
“To agree with that happen it pretty makes all of it so priceless.”
Genetics a winner
Mrs Mayne talked about the family had searched the sphere for essentially the most productive genetics to add to their breeding program and that the young bull is the progeny of United States sire Poss Maverick.
“We knew Poss Maverick would perform hobby because he is exclusive genetics,” she talked about.
“He has got diverse carcass and diverse phenotype and muscle expression.
“[The record price] has given us a broad tick of approval that our program is doing precisely what we favor it to perform.”
Mrs Mayne talked about the cattle they were breeding now had been more than two a protracted time in the making.
“Our program is all about your complete line of the meat trade — so now no longer pretty the cow/calf producer … we gaze at the backgrounder, the feedlots, the processor and at the top the user,” she talked about.