Bowman’s Forest Wins top Pen
Long time Alpine clients the Ferguson family from Bowmans Forest won the Best Presented Pen for the sale at the Gordon Sinclair Memorial Sale at Wangaratta on Friday 20th August 2021.
REBECCA NADGE, Stock & Land
23 August 2021 @ 4pm
Reproduced from Stock & Land.
Agents reported very strong prices at the Gordon Sinclair Memorial Sale at Wangaratta on Friday, with steers selling above expectations.
About 2900 head were yarded.
Selling 208 steers the prices the Fergusons’ achieved were buoyant also with 46 head with an average weight of 309kg, for $2010 or 650c/kg, and two pens of 53 weighing an average of 281kg made $1910 or 679c/kg. Three pens of 66, 263kg, for $1850 or 703c/kg.
Another Alpine client AJ Smith also achieved great prices also selling 25 steers, 355kg, for $2210 or 622c/kg and 20, 322kg, for $2055 or 638c/kg. They also sold 17 heifers, 329kg, for $1820 or 553c/kg and 18, 307kg, for $1760 or 573c/kg. .
Corcoran Parker auctioneer Justin Keane "It was quite a good feature sale here, to yard 2900 cattle, all local, and every one of them you could have bought for any client."